Godiva Belgium chocolate opens first Australian store
Belgium chocolatier Godiva has opened its first Australian store, located in Melbourne city.
Godiva was founded in Brussels in 1926 and has a presence in more than 100 countries. There is more than 700 Godiva boutiques located in the United States, Europe and Asia.
In 1968, Godiva was appointed an official chocolatier to the Royal Court of Belgium.
The first Godiva Melbourne store will sell both Godiva café and boutique products under in the one roof. Visitors will be able to purchase both Godiva chocolate boxes, bars and cookies, along with ice creams and beverages.
Yannick Chevolleau, Godiva Chef Chocolatier, who is in Melbourne for the opening, said he is excited to share Godiva’s products with Australian customers.
“I am passionate about continuing the vision of Godiva’s first Master Chocolatier, Pierre Draps, so I am always looking for ways to evolve our expertise and craftsmanship to satisfy the modern palate,” Chevolleau said.
Godiva’s first Australian store is located within the Emporium shopping centre in the Melbourne CBD. There is no news yet on whether Godiva has any plans to open more stores within Australia any time soon.
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