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Cocoa & Chocolate

Our diverse cocoa and chocolate portfolio gives food and beverage manufacturers exciting opportunities.

Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate North America offers a range of dark, milk and white chocolate products that meet all of your confectionery, baked goods, biscuits, ice creams and cereal needs. Our diverse lineup opens up exciting possibilities, with access to the finest chocolates in convenient forms and viscosities to optimize production. We offer a wealth of chocolate experience and support as you find the right chocolate to your range of products.

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Cargill has a vast portfolio of chocolate varieties as well as specialty items. Our product range includes high quality Gerkens® cocoa powders, chocolate including the Wilbur®, Peter’s®, Merckens® and Ambrosia® brands, coatings, fillings, cocoa liquors and cocoa butters.

Cocoa & Chocolate Brands

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Ambrosia Chocolate

Ambrosia® Chocolate

Known as the “Food of the Gods”, Ambrosia has the most complete line of quality chocolate products.

Gerkens Cocoa

GerkensĀ® Cocoa Powder

Gerkens® has been part of the Cargill family since 1986 and is the world’s leading and trusted cocoa supplier. We produce high quality cocoa powders guaranteed to deliver consistent color and delicious taste anytime, anywhere. 

Merckens Chocolate

Merckens® Chocolate

The Merckens® portfolio has it all – premium American chocolates and the legendary Rainbow™ line of coatings; great functionality, consistency in quality, the best flavor profiles in the industry…and the most fun!

Peter's Chocolate

Peter's® Chocolate

The Mark of Distinction®: Superlative Swiss-style chocolate, famous for its crumb-based milk chocolate, its smooth block dark chocolate and high-end Icecaps®…and let’s not forget the best, most buttery caramel on the market.

Wilbur Chocolate

Wilbur® Chocolate

High-performing, quality American-style chocolate & compound building on the original recipes since 1884. Unceasing drive to upgrade quality, improve the responsiveness of our service...and surpass the expectations of our customers. 


Bakery: Baking mixes; Breads; Cakes; Cookies; Pancakes/Waffles; Sweet goods

Confectionery: Confections; Fillings; Fudge

Dairy: Beverages; Desserts including frozen; Yogurt

Snacks & Cereals: Bars; Cereal; Snacks

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Sustainable Cocoa

Sustainable Cocoa from Cargill

Improving the livelihoods of farmers and their communities to secure a thriving cocoa sector for generations to come.


Non-GMO Ingredients

From dedicated producer programs to the industry’s broadest ingredient portfolio, Cargill is the right partner to help grow and protect brands by delivering non-GMO products to consumers. 


Some Cargill products are only approved for use in certain geographies, end uses, and/or at certain usage levels. It is the customer's responsibility to determine, for a particular geography, that (i) the Cargill product, its use and usage levels, (ii) the customer's product and its use, and (iii) any claims made about the customer's product, all comply with applicable laws and regulations.