Anvers Chocolate Factory
9025 Bass Highway House of Anvers Latrobe Australia
The Anvers Chocolate Factory at Latrobe in Tasmania's North is a chocolate lovers' heaven. Hand-made chocolate truffles, chocolate oranges, fudge and pralines, using fresh Tasmanian cream and butter, single origin chocolate, fruits, nuts and liqueurs. Igor Van Gerwen, the owner and head chocolatier, acquired his know-how from his birthplace, Belgium. A selection of tasters are available to tempt you in the Tasting centre and shop. The Anvers Chocolate Factory is a real chocolate taste sensation and is located in the property known as Wyndarra Lodge, a stylish house (c.1931) set in 2.5 hectares of mature tree gardens. Anvers has viewing windows so you can see the factory in action; confectionery staff tempering, moulding and enrobing fine chocolates, truffles, pralines, fudge and more. There is a small museum on the history of chocolate, and our cafe/restaurant (open fire place, stained glass windows) specialises in chocolates, hot cocoa in many flavours, chocolate desserts and...more chocolate. Belgian style breakfast and Tasmanian fare lunches are served, and a range of teas and espresso coffees for the morning and afternoon break.