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.
Products Available in North America
- Dark Chocolate
- Gerkens® Cocoa Powder
- Ice Cream Products
- Milk Chocolate
- Specialty Products
- White Chocolate
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Cocoa & Chocolate Brands
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Known as the “Food of the Gods”, Ambrosia has the most complete line of quality chocolate products.
Gerkens® 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.
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!
In 1875, Swiss entrepreneur Daniel Peter invented milk chocolate and changed the culinary world forever. Now, 145 years later, the brand Peter founded continues to lead the way in the creation of exceptional chocolates for the world’s most selective chocolatiers, bakers and chefs.
Wilbur has long been praised for its exemplary chocolate products. Although the Wilbur Bud® is one of Wilbur Chocolate’s best-known products, the primary focus of our business is the delivery of superior ingredients and solutions to customers in the confectionery, dairy, snack, and bakery industries.
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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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.