Ghirardelli Chocolates come from a rich history and innovative processes. The company was founded in 1852 by Domenico Ghirardelli, who moved to California during the gold rush and set up shop to sell gold miners the luxurious confectioneries they craved. Since then, Ghirardelli has been one the very few companies to control the entire process of chocolate manufacturing from the selection of cocoa beans to the final product. Ghirardelli difference is in the proprietary ways they roast and process their beans, to bring you the highest quality chocolates for the US. For over 160 years, Ghirardelli has been a household staple with baking products, hot cocoa and other beverages, boxed chocolate gift sets, and good old fashioned chocolates for personal enjoyment. Get your hands on the finest quality Ghirardelli chocolates and find out how you can save money while savoring the flavor.