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Schokinag – Tradition & Innovation

Established in 1923, SCHOKINAG has been manufacturing chocolates since more than 90 years and is now recognized as one of the key manufacturers of industrial chocolates in Europe.

SCHOKINAG, previously a family-owned business and under new ownership today, has come back to its entrepreneurial structure. Our investment decisions are driven by long-term benefits to our company, our employees and the environment.

SCHOKINAG – a name standing for highest product quality, good value for money and excellence in customer service.

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Our Mission

“We serve our customers in a long-term partnership by offering them the flexibility and attention typical of an entrepreneurial player, with all the benefits of a major-league industrial chocolate player.”

Our Promises

  1. Full product range: we can offer you the full range of chocolates from liquid to solid, packed in different sizes, and compounds for the ice industry.
  2. Quality and food safety: we supply high quality products from our certified production facility in compliance with recognized international food safety standards.
  3. Scale benefits: we can source competitively and offer you a fair market price.
  4. Flexibility and excellence in customer service: we put the customer first, our dedicated teams will address your needs quickly.
  5. R&D and innovation: Our experienced R&D team will work with you to identify solutions and create innovative products for your business. Our R&D facility features a state-of-the-art pilot plant equipment, modern analytical devices and sensory panel.
  6. Corporate Social Responsibility: We maintain strict environmental standards within our operations and treat people with dignity and respect. From our suppliers we expect and require the strictest environmental and social awareness.

Our Story

1923 | SCHOKINAG is founded.

1945 | Rebuilding of factory (destroyed in World War II).

1959 | First liquid delivery.

1978 | Grandson Hans-Joachim Herrmann takes control of the company.

1990 | Production capacity of chocolate doubled.

1991 | Creation of Schokinag North America.

1993 | Large investment. New chips & chunks line.

1997 | Creation of Schokinag UK.

2000 | Large investment. New cocoa processing facility.

2006 | Creation of Schokinag Chocolate Belgium.

2009 | Take over by ADM.

2015 | Chocolate production sold to Cargill.

2016 | Take over by 2 Dutch financial investors.

2019 | Joining of the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa.

2020 | Take over by Guan Chong Berhad.

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