Godiva was founded 80 years ago in Brussels, Belgium when master chocolatier Joseph Draps founded a chocolate company that was named in honor of the legend of Lady Godiva. Since its introduction to America in 1966, the company continues to be the leader in the premium confectionery category. Their offerings include chocolate bars, chocolate gift boxes, hot chocolate, chocolate covered nuts & fruits, also the famous biscuits. Shop in confidence here at World Wide Chocolate at your headquarters of the world’s leading Chocolate brands.
Tips for Enjoying Your Chocolate
To enjoy fine chocolate like Godiva you need to look, smell and taste. First to look, excellent chocolates has consistency in color and a natural sheen free of blemishes. Good chocolates also display craftsmanship in shapes and designs.
Regarding smell, the savoring of fine chocolate begins by taking in the bouquet. A fresh, deep aroma is not overly-perfumed and neither does it have a sugary smell of artificial flavors or preservatives.
Lastly with taste, chocolate should have intense but refined flavors yet likely rich with nuances of very subtle tastes whether of fruit or flower or spice. And with couverture chocolate the piece should snap when you bite into it. should snap when you bite into it.
And when tasting chocolate, let it melt against the roof of your mouth to feel the texture. A quality chocolate is exceptionally smooth without graininess. Roll the chocolate over your tongue, allowing the flavors to permeate your mouth. The initial taste should be a nutty, roasted chocolate flavor, followed by sweetness and other flavor components. Lastly, fine chocolates tend to have a longer "finish" or pleasant after-taste that lingers on the palate.