Debauve & Gallais has been founded since 1800. Sulpice Debauve, one of the brand’s founder, was the Queen royal pharmacist. At that time, the Queen Marie-Antoinette complained to her pharmacist that the medicine was too bitter. Sulpice had the idea of mixing drugs with cocoa to hide the bitterness. His creation was not only excellent and effective but paved the way for modern chocolate.
Since the brand’s foundation, from procurement of raw materials to processing procedures, all are by traditional hand-made, maintaining the genuine taste and unique aroma of chocolate, and use prime cocoa beans to make dark chocolate, thus become many connoisseurs and French royal unanimously named chocolate brand.
Debauve & Gallais is endorsed by the French royal family. There are only 14 brands endorsed by the royal, including Guerlain, Hermès… and other famous brands. So Debauve & Gallais is regarded as the top luxury of chocolate in the world.