Mechanicsburg, PA  (  Derry Church Artisan Chocolates, LLC is a small high-end luxury chocolates company based out of the Central PA area, near Hershey. They began production in July 09, with just 3 employees, and they currently hand-produce over 35 different varieties of European style chocolate bon bons, as well as several other types of premium chocolate products.  The company is now concentrating exclusively on the upscale specialty chocolates market.

In a recent interview for Fast Company Magazine, Eric Cayton, the Chocolatier for the company, was asked about how the first year of operations had been going; he responded, “The public has been extremely receptive to us, and we have been fortunate to gain a lot of positive feedback from some of the top Food Writers and Bloggers in the country. In just the past 6 months, we’ve had positive comments from Rose Levy Beranbaum and Nick Malgieri…two of the top Pastry Chefs in the world, as well as Gale Gand and Bob Blumer, both well known Food Network Stars! Derry Church Artisan Chocolates will also be featured on THE PRICE IS RIGHT with Drew Carey on Oct. 21, 2010.”

In recent months, Derry Church Artisan Chocolates has been working on several different and new product lines, including the Central PA ~ Small Family Farms Collection; a collection of 6 different chocolate bon bons, based on local Central PA ingredients, the brand new Marrakech Spice Souk Collection; a collection of 6 different chocolate bon bons with pungent spice infusions, and now 3 new Ultra-Luxe Chocolate Ganache Bars. The company also had a complete website overhaul, with all the new products featured, and a more functional and easier-to-navigate E-commerce section. You can also watch a promotional video that the company released this past summer with professional Chocolatier, Eric Cayton, doing a short walk-thru of his artisan chocolates studio, and talking about the company’s commitment to supporting local, Central PA agriculture:

About Derry Church Artisan Chocolates

Derry Church Artisan Chocolates produces some of the most unusual and unique, high-end French chocolate bon bons in the world. Our chocolates are all made by hand, without the use of machines, and are now available from our website in limited quantities.

Subscribe to our RSS feed!