Benns Ethioca, Ethical and Natural Chocolate

If you are a chocolate lover, you would want to come over to Benns Chocolate Factory, located in Cheras Jaya and take a closer look at chocolate making. Their new Bean-To-Bar factory is a great way to introduce their artisanal chocolate brand, Benns Ethicoa as it promotes ethical and natural chocolate making. This factory marks their 20th Anniversary of chocolate making an with the theme 'Towards a More Intimate Chocolate Experience', consumers now can take a closer look at chocolate making through their 'naked' factory. This factory has the capacity to produce up to 500kg of fine flavour single estate bean-to-bar chocolate per day. 

Wilfred Ng, the Executive Director of Benns Chocolate said that Benns Ethicoa's is built with sustainability in mind and to promote ethical cacao farming. Benns Chocolate sources out the raw ingredients directly from cacao farmers (eliminating intermediaries) to ensure they have better understanding of the ingredients and at the same time able to improve the quality of it's chocolate. 

Benns Ethicoa's cacao beans are carefully sourced from 5 selected farms :
🍫Sungai Ruan in Pahang, Malaysia
🍫Anaimalai, India
🍫Lampang, Thailand
🍫Vung Tau, Vietnam
🍫Calinan, Philippines

You can find artisanal chocolates, cacao nibs, drinking chocolate, cacao tea and also pastries here as there is a cafe here for you relax and unwind. The chocolate drink is so rich and decadent and the coffee was really good too!

After indulging on chocolates and pastries at the cafe, you can also tour around the factory to find out how these ethical and natural chocolates are made! The tour starts of with the fermentation station, the introduction of cacao bean and also history of chocolate.

Cacao beans and the flesh
Dried cacao beans

And now this is where the magic happens!


If you want to learn more about the ethical and natural way of making chocolate, please make way to Benns Chocolate Factory as it is offering free factory tour from 13 to 19 December (11am - 5pm). Each hour is limited for 8 slots and at the end of the tour, each person will get a free chocolate drink. However, if you can't make it during this promotion, you can also visit some other time as the tour is open to public at RM30 per person. For reservation, please email or call +60390820955. Please contact them before going to the factory ya!

I love the artisanal chocolate, an awesome way for a snack because the chocolate only use 3 ingredients; cacao nibs, cocoa butter and unrefined cane sugar. It is 100% natural, vegan and gluten free! This definitely a guilt-free chocolate, loveee it! If you want to get Benns Ethicoa's products, go to their factory/cafe to buy them okay? Here's the address :

Benns Chocolate Factory
Lot No.1, Jalan CJ 1/6C
Kawasan Perindustrian Cheras Jaya, Batu 11
43200, Cheras Selangor

Or alternatively you can buy the products via online :

For more information on Benns Ethicoa, please visit :
Instagram : @benns_ethicoa

Thanks for reading!



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