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)

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

2 Chicks with Chocolate (MV)

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)

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

Americana Vineyards (MV)

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

Allan’s Falafel Food Truck (MV)

Food truck offering Mediterranean specialties.

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

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

Annie’s Food Truck (MV)

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

Aurora Gourmet (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

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)

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)

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)

Producer of beef jerky treats in a variety of flavors.

Caramella Moo Toffee (MV & GSP)

Small-batch handmade toffee confections in seven flavors.

Carlitos Barbeque Taqueria (GSP)

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

Carousel Sweets (MV & GSP)

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

Casa del Caciocavallo

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

Cutco Cutlery (MV, COA & RAC)

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)

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

Donut NV (MV)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

Goodway Bakery (MV, GSP, COA & RAC)

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

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

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)

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

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen (MV & COA)


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)

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

Lake George Distilling (COA)

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

Laurita Winery (GSP & RAC)

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)

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

Loacker (MV)

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

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

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)

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)

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

Oliva Vineyards, LLC (MV)

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)

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)

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

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

Olive & pickle specialist with stores in NYC & NJ.

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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

Scents 4 My Soul

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

ScrubIt NH (MV, COA & RAC)

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


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)

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

SuperSeedz / Kathie’s Kitchen (COA & RAC)

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

Sweet on Vermont (GSP)

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)

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)

Handmade gourmet fudge in more than 25 flavors. 

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

Tomato & Company (GSP)

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)

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

Twizzles Tasty Treats (MV & GSP)

Handmade chocolate truffles in over 35 flavors.

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

Dessert cups, cheesecakes, brownies and authentic Cuban flan.

Valenzano Family Winery (GSP & RAC)

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)

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)

Local New Jersey winery.

Whipped-Up LLC (MV, GSP & RAC)

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)

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)

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

Yahi’s Empanadas (MV)

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

Yankee Folly Cidery (MV)

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)

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


Zuzu Confections

Panned chocolates & molded chocolates.


Zyara NY

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