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Garoto Chocolate Factory

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Address: Praca Meyerfreund 1, Vila Velha, State of Espirito Santo 29122-900, Brazil (Formerly Fábrica da Garoto)
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+55 27 3320 1708
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Garoto: Brazilian tradition

Chocolates Garoto, located in Vila Velha (ES),...

Garoto: Brazilian tradition

Chocolates Garoto, located in Vila Velha (ES), is one of the 10 largest chocolate factories in the world. The company’s portfolio now has approximately 70 products: from bonbons to tablets, Easter eggs, chocolates for culinary purposes like covertures and cocoa powder, which can be found in more than 50 countries. Some of its best-sellers are the Yellow Box of Assorted Bonbons, the Family Tablets, under the brand Garoto; Baton, Talento and the bonbon Serenata de Amor. Garoto also offers ice cream versions of some of its main brands.

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If you have time and want to fill up on chocolate, this is your tour. Residents of Espirte Santos are particularly proud of this long standing chocolate factory... and for a good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Vitoria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have time and want to fill up on chocolate, this is your tour. Residents of Espirte Santos are particularly proud of this long standing chocolate factory... and for a good reason! Great chocolate factory and a great summary of how it came into being. My wife and I enjoyed.

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Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

We reserved tickets beforehand, and upon arrival, we were given a tour by an energetic guide who took us through a small portion of the massive factory. We saw from the wafer creation, to the packing, only missing how they make the chocolate itself. It was on a scale of 1-5, about 2-3 English speaker friendly. The introduction video had... More 

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Amesville, Ohio
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Reviewed 19 September 2014

We wanted to visit the factory, but we did not realize you need a reservation. They were booked for the week! We asked to be put on a waiting list and that is when we met Drieli, a young woman who spoke terrific English. I have the feeling she pulled some strings for us and got us on a tour... More 

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Reviewed 12 January 2014

If you are in Espírito Santo it would be worth the trip. Plan ahead for a tour because they are usually booked.

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Reviewed 14 February 2012

Don't miss the chance to visit this chocolate factory. The price is extremely low (something like $6.50), and you can see the chocolate making process in detail. You are often within a foot of the machines that assemble the chocolates (i.e. cut the fillings, add wafer to the outside, drip chocolate over the fillings, etc.). They tell you all about... More 

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