The Chocolate Expo list of vendors is constantly being updated, so check back frequently.

Note: Not all vendors participate in all locations. From the list below, vendors appearing at the January 27, 2019 event in Paramus are listed in a bold, all-caps font. Please see the Event Location Code to determine which vendors will be at which locations. Also, some vendors offer products to meet special dietary needs, as you will see in the product descriptions below, which may change from time-to-time. Be sure to check with those vendors before the event to ensure they will be bringing the products you’re interested in to the event you plan to attend and ask for information about any special certifications you may require such as gluten-free and kosher.

 

Event Location Code:

  • Museum Village (Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018) = MV

  • Garden State Plaza (Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019) = GSP

  • Cradle of Aviation (Sunday, Mar. 3, 2019) = COA

  • Rutgers Athletic Center (Sunday, Mar. 31, 2019) = RAC

1857 Spirits -- Barber’s Farm Distillery (MV)

www.1857Spirits.com

Farm-based distillery producing several varieties of potato vodka. Kosher and gluten-free.

2 Chicks with Chocolate (MV)

www.2ChickswithChocolate.com

Award-winning, artisinal nut-free bon bons and truffles, chocolate-dipped treats and chocolate with honey.

 876 Jerk (MV)

Offering Jamaican-Style jerk chicken, Jamaican beef patties, fried oreos and other goodies.

Adirondack Winery (MV & COA)

www.AdirondackWinery.com

Maker of dry varietals and semi-sweet fruit infused wines in New York’s Adirondack region.

Americana Vineyards (MV)

www.AmericanaVineyards.com

Offering tastings & sales of wines and homemade fudge from the Finger Lakes.

Allan’s Falafel Food Truck (MV)

www.AllansFalafel.net

Food truck offering Mediterranean specialties.

An Artistic Taste (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.anArtisticTaste.com

Catering company specializing in chocolate-infused Brussels sprouts and lobster mac & cheese.

Annie’s Food Truck (MV)

nitram130@yahoo.com

Offering sausage & peppers, hot dogs, corn dogs, French fries and drinks.

Aurora Gourmet (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.Aurora-Gourmet.net

Aurora Gourmet will be serving quality milk, dark and white Belgian chocolate cascading beautifully down the Chocolate fountains.  Enjoy chocolate dipped or sprinkled strawberries, pineapple, banana, rice krispy treats or marshmallows either skewered or in waffle cones… all served with a smile!

Bacon Bites (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.BaconBites.com

Chocolate-covered bacon including Original, Peanut Butter, Milk Chocolate, Bacon Reese’s Peanut Butter, Bacon Oreos in milk and dark chocolate, Bacon Twinkies, Bite-sized chocolate bacon, bacon candy bars and slab steakhouse bacon. Also available (except in Paramus) are plush pigs, pig noses and other bacon-themed toys, as well as The Original Bacon Cookbook.

Be Safe, Inc. (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

Help@AlwaysBeSafe.com

Official first aid provider for The Chocolate Expo.  Be Safe provides training in life-saving techniques and first aid.

Cactus Pete’s Homemade Jerky, LLC (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.CactusPetesJerky.com

Producer of beef jerky treats in a variety of flavors.

Caramella Moo Toffee (MV & GSP)

www.CaramellaMoo.com

Small-batch handmade toffee confections in seven flavors.

Carlitos Barbeque Taqueria (GSP)

www.CarlitosTacos.com

Chocolate churros & assorted smoked meats, plus an entire Mexican barbeque menu.

Carousel Sweets (MV & GSP)
www.facebook.com/Carousel-Sweets-172034606241583/

Gourmet candy apples, chocolate caramel apples, chocolate marshmallow pops and chocolate-covered Oreos.

Casa del Caciocavallo

www.facebook.com/cdcfarms/

Farm-based producers of Italian-style artisan Caciocavallo cheese in four distinct flavors: traditional, garlic, hot pepper and black pepper.

Chez Hedwige (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.ChezHedwige.com

Gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free and no refined sugar paleo bakery offering naturally sweetened delicious treats to meet dietary needs and preferences!

Chocolate Moonshine NJ (GSP & RAC)

www.ChocolateMoonshine.com

Chocolate Moonshine bars are created with the best Belgian chocolate wrapped around all natural, organic creams and fresh-pressed fruits. Chocolate Moonshine bars have been hand-painted with French cocoa butters, so they are truly a work of art. They are gluten free and made without wheat or eggs.

Chocolate Moonshine PA (MV)

www.ChocolateMoonshine.com

Chocolate Moonshine bars are created with the best Belgian chocolate wrapped around all natural, organic creams and fresh-pressed fruits. Chocolate Moonshine bars have been hand-painted with French cocoa butters, so they are truly a work of art. They are gluten free and made without wheat or eggs.  

Chocolate Works — Livingston Store (MV, GSP & RAC)

www.ChocolateWorks.com

Signature chocolate truffles, chocolate pizza, chocolate-covered Oreo cookies, chocolate-covered pretzels and S’mores. Children’s parties available. Products packaged at our store are kosher-certified.

Chocolates U, LLC (MV, GSP & RAC)

www.ChocolatesU.com

Hot chocolate ball that melts into hot milk to make REAL hot chocolate. Available in six different flavors and several seasonal flavors that vary.

Coco Jolie (GSP)

www.CocoJolie.com

Coco Jolie produces fine, artistic chocolates & confections. All products are kosher/parve (dairy-free) certified by the O-U.

Cornell Cooperative Extensive / 4-H (MV)

www.CCEOrangeCounty.org

Offering 4-H youth development craft projects at The Chocolate Expo.

Cutco Cutlery (MV, COA & RAC)

www.Cutco.com

Manufacturer of “The World’s Finest Cutlery” selling cutlery, culinary tools, flatware, kitchen tools, BBQ tools, garden tools, scissors and accessories. All Cutco knives are made in upstate New York!  

DiMatteo Vineyards / Winery (GSP & RAC)

www.DiMatteoWinery.com

Enjoy New Jersey wines produced at the vineyard including red and white grape wines plus cranberry, blueberry, strawberry and apple wines.

Donut NV (MV)

www.DonutNV.com

DonutNV was originally founded as Cinnamini Donuts on one simple premise: Corporate America isn't for everyone. Founders Alex and Amanda Gingold knew that there was more to life than the routine daily grind of just going to work and coming home, day in and day out. Dozens of couch conversations later, a new brand started taking shape. Shortly after, the first location opened in May 2014 as Cinnamini Donuts at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets. 

Drink More Good (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.DrinkMoreGood.com

This handcrafted beverage syrup and soda company creates More Good organic syrups and mixers for flavoring seltzer and making cocktails and vegan Egg Creams.  Flavors include ginger ale, cassia cream, root beer, orange pop, lemon-lime, hibiscus-rooibos and chocolate!

Emalyn Sweets, LLC (MV & GSP)

www.EmalynSweets.com

Handmade chocolates, caramel pretzel bark, almond bark, chocolate covered Oreo's, marshmallows & pretzels. Salted caramels & caramel bars!  We now carry nut-free chocolates.

For The Love of Toffee, LLC (GSP)

www.ForTheLoveOfToffee.com

New Jersey-based producer of handcrafted, gluten-free toffees in three flavors: Salted Peanuts & Dark Chocolate, Coconut Almond & Dark Chocolate and Spicy Pecan & Dark Chocolate

Gelotti of Caldwell (GSP & COA)

www.GelottiEssex.com

Enjoy Gelotti’s famous gelato & ice cream, which is available gluten-free and peanut-free.

Goodway Bakery (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.GoodwayBakery.com

All-natural, baked-from-scratch Bahamian-style rum cakes.

Gooseberry Grove, Inc. (MV, COA & RAC)

gooseberrygrove@yahoo.com

Braided soft pretzels & churros with three types of dipping sauces including chocolate, apple cider, apple cider donuts, frozen hot chocolate and organic lemonade.

Grandpa Pete’s Gourmet Sauce (MV & RAC)

www.GrandpaPete.com

Makers of all-natural tomato Sunday Sauces in vodka, marinara, garlic & meat flavors.

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen (MV & COA)

www.HealthyGourmet.Kitchen

Where healthy meets delicious.  Healthy Gourmet Kitchen offers gluten-free jams, salsa, cheesecake, Italian cookies, dip mixes, seasonings, rubs, soup kits, slow-cooker meal kits, infused salts and more!

Jersey Charm Gourmet Coffee (GSP)

www.JerseyCharm.com

Online seller of flavored and regular coffees by the K-Cup and by the pound bag.

Lake George Distilling (COA)

www.LakeGeorgeDistillingCompany.com

Hand-crafted distilled spirits from New York’s Lake George region.

Laurita Winery (GSP & RAC)

www.LauritaWinery.com

Laurita Winery from New Egypt, NJ, offers wines from their own vineyards, frequent special events through the year at the winery and an onsite bed & breakfast. Be sure to try Laurita’s “Chocolate Therapy” wine!

Lily’s Chocolate Paradise (GSP & RAC)

@lilyschocolateparadise (Instagram)

Handmade chocolates in a wide range of styles and flavors.

Liquid Luvs Cake Jars & Confections (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

https://www.facebook.com/Liquid-Luv-1630922663808192/

Enjoy cakes of all sorts in mason jars, plus chocolate confections and holiday-related items.

Loacker (MV)

www.Loacker.com

Loacker is an Italian company based in South Tyrol, producing wafers, chocolate and derivative products.

Magnolia House Honey (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.MagnoliaHouseHoney.com

Magnolia House Honey specializes in pollination of organic farms, bee pollination and honey productions. This apiary from Warwick, NY, offers twenty-three varieties of honey, as well as bee pollen and honey sticks. All pure honey is gluten-free and 10 varieties are O-U kosher certified.

NETO Chocolate (MV & GSP)

www.NetoChocolate.com

NETO Chocolate is a family-owned and operated small batch chocolatier that uses high quality cacao from sustainable, socially responsible and fair-trade farms. We handcraft each of our flavorful artisan chocolates using fresh, natural, and organic ingredients. All products are kosher-certified with parve (dairy-free/vegan) and dairy options.

Olde York Farm / State 11 Distillery (MV)

www.OldeYorkFarm.com

Local producers of Cacao Maple Vodka, Black Walnut Bourbon, Thai Basil Liqueur and Raspberry Liqueur. Some spirits are gluten-free.

Oliva Vineyards, LLC (MV)

www.OlivaVineyards.com

Oliva Vineyards combines the owners' passion for wine with their love of horse racing.  Taste Oliva Vineyards fine wines and talk to owners Tony and Debreen Oliva about wine and enjoy the stories about how each wine is named with a horse racing theme.  For wine and horse lovers like the Oliva family, Oliva Vineyards is the perfect destination.

Passanante’s Home Food Service (RAC)

www.HomeFoodServices.com

Home food delivery service specializing in all-natural and organic foods. Passanante’s will be sampling their triple chocolate and chocolate peanut butter cakes, plus handing out recipe cards.

Pazdar Winery (MV & COA)

www.PazdarWinery.com

America’s original “wine chocolatier” specializing in creative wines including several chocolate varieties.

Pickles, Olives, Etc. / Vesco Foods (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.PicklesandOlives.com

Olive & pickle specialist with stores in NYC & NJ.

Popcorn for the People (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.PopcornforthePeople.com

Gourmet handcrafted popcorn, including chocolate flavors, created by autistic employees. Gluten-free and certified kosher.

R&G Cheesemakers (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.RGCheese.com

Upstate New York producers of cow’s milk, goat’s milk and sheep’s milk cheeses.

Raw Chocolate Love (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.RawChocolateLoveNYC.com

Raw, organic, non-dairy, vegan, gluten-free, low-glycemic dark chocolate superfood bars in 17 delicious flavors that are created without processed ingredients, preservatives or sugar. Kosher/parve certified by O-K Labs, and made with love. 100% nourishment.

Red Oak Foods / Simply Beyond (MV & GSP)

www.SimplyBeyondFoods.com

Maker of organic spray-on herbs and organic spray-on spices . USDA Organic and O-K Kosher certified (when labeled).

Sail Away Coffee Company (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.SailAwayCoffee.com

Premium single origin roasts, blends, and signature Cold Brew coffees from Long Island, NY.

Scents 4 My Soul

www.Scents4MySoul.com

Chocolate-scented baby oils, healing oils and organic honey with essential oils.

ScrubIt NH (MV, COA & RAC)

www.etsy.com/shop/ScrubItnh

Small-batch, personal care bath bombs, scrubs, shower steamer and lavender-infused baby butter.

Schokolat

www.schokolat-us.com

Offering unique chocolate tools & gadgets made in the U.K. All products are certified kosher except the teapot and golf ball by KFKosher.og.

Spoonable Spirits (GSP)

www.SpoonableSpirits.com

Booze-infused treats including Whiskey Rolos Pudding, Spiked Cake Cudding, Cranberry Cosmo Jello and Blasted Blizzard Pudding.

SuperSeedz / Kathie’s Kitchen (COA & RAC)

www.SuperSeedz.com

Super-healthy gourmet pumpkin seeds in multiple flavors, including chocolate! Gluten-free, allergen-free and non-GMO.

Sweet on Vermont (GSP)

www.SweetOnVermont.com

Indulge in Sweet On Vermont’s Moonlight in Vermont Chocolate Bars, Vermont Maple Almond Brittle and Hottie Chocolate.

Tail Waggin’ Treats (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.TailWagginTreats.net

Homemade, grain-free dog & cat treats and pastries in a variety of flavors including carob chip.  Don’t forget to bring home treats for the non-human members of you family!

Tea Time (MV)

Producer of loose leaf teas in a variety of flavors, including chocolate.

Teacher’s Recipe Fudge (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.TRGP.net

Handmade gourmet fudge in more than 25 flavors. 

The Cheese Guy (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.TheCheeseGuy.com

Producer & distributor of all-natural hand-crafted artisan cheeses, crackers and preserves.  All cheeses are kosher-certified by the Orthodox Union (OU). The Cheese Guy may also offer cheese sliders made onsite as some locations.

The Cocoa Exchange (GSP, COA & RAC)

www.TCESite.com/KarenAzzarello

The Boutique division of Mars Corp offering Dove Chocolate Items, savory Products from Pod & Bean, and Pure Dark. Most items are O-U kosher certified.

The Epoch Times / Shen Yun (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.ShenYun.com

Media sponsors of The Chocolate Expo offering free copies of The Epoch Times, tastings of a unique Taiwanese Mountain Tea (not at GSP) and information on the Shen Yun Chinese Music & Dance presentation at Lincoln Center.

The Pastryarch (MV)

https://www.youtube.com/ThePastryarch

Handmade gourmet cupcakes, brownies, chocolate-covered strawberries and cake pops by Chef Tony Albanese from Cake Boss Season I and Cupcake Wars.  

The Peanut Principle (MV & GSP)

www.PeanutPrinciple.com

Makers of gourmet nut and seed butters in over 40 different flavors including chocolate.

The Pretzel Princess (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.PretzelPrincess.com

18 flavors of chocolate-covered pretzels with sourdough, gluten-free and sugar-free options.

Tomato & Company (GSP)

www.TomatoAndCompany.com

The “Next Generation” Italian restaurant & pizza place with a full menu for Chocolate Expo guests to enjoy! Try samples of the fresh & hot Nutella pizza!

Tuxedo Creamery (MV)

https://www.instagram.com/tuxedocreamery/

Locally-made ice cream in homemade waffle cones and 16 flavors.

Twizzles Tasty Treats (MV & GSP)

www.twizzlestastytreats.com/

Handmade chocolate truffles in over 35 flavors.

Uncle Jimmy’s Cheesecake (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

www.unclejimmyscheesecakes.com

Dessert cups, cheesecakes, brownies and authentic Cuban flan.

Valenzano Family Winery (GSP & RAC)

www.ValenzanoWine.com

New Jersey-based farm vineyard & winery. Try Valenzano’s traditional table wines, fruit wines, meads (honey wine) and dessert wines. Gluten-free, non-GMO and vegan.

Villakuyaya (MV & GSP)

www.VillaKuyaya.com

Ecuadorian-based family business producing organic dark chocolate bars in a variety of flavors.  USDA organic certified & O-K Labs kosher certified.

Villari Vineyards (GSP & RAC)

www.VillariVineyards.com

Local New Jersey winery.

Whipped-Up LLC (MV, GSP & RAC)

www.WhippedUpCreations.com

Makers of unique “Unbakeables.” Unbakeables are perfectly topped, ready-to-eat cookie dough bites in eight different flavors.

Wild Coyote Gourmet Hot Sauces (MV & GSP)

www.WildCoyoteSauces.com

Handcrafted gourmet hot sauce in 9 varieties including Fire-Roasted Garlic, Tombstone, Cilantro, Chipolte, Sudden Death, Buried Alive, Black Scorpion and Raspberry Spice.

Worlding’s Pleasure (MV & GSP)

www.WorldlingsPleasure.com

Worlding’s Pleasure produces handcrafted gourmet cheese dips & spreads, and they are also makers of artisan baked goods.

Yahi’s Empanadas (MV)

yahairasempanadas@gmail.com

Specializing in Caribbean cuisine and offering empanadas, rice & beans and natural fruit juices.

Yankee Folly Cidery (MV)

www.YankeeFollyCidery.com

Yankee Folly Cider is a premium hard cider that’s still (not sparkling), off-dry, clean, crisp and refreshing. Yankee Folly is produced directly at the orchard in New Paltz, NY.

Yoni’s Pretzel Challah (GSP)

www.YonisPretzelChallah.com

Pretzel challahs in a variety of flavors and artisan breads. Star-K and VAAD of MetroWest kosher certified.

 

Zuzu Confections

Zuzuconfections@gmail.com

Panned chocolates & molded chocolates.

  

Zyara NY

www.NewYorkMediterraneanFood.com

Enjoy falafel sandwiches, shwarma sandwiches and specialty pies (spinach, cheese & tomato).

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