We recommend following your own taste buds in determining who or what makes an exceptional chocolate. But for those who may have temporarily misplaced their own, here’s what a few others have said.


Independant consumer products testing organization - Feb. 2014

Rated excellent; 3rd best nationally

Independent consumer products testing organization - Feb. 2013

Rated excellent; highest rated best value

Independant consumer products testing organization - Nov. 2011

Listed as a favorite product

Independant consumer products testing organization - Feb. 2011

Rated excellent; a best value

Dessert Professionals - Nov 2009       

Top Ten North American Chocolatiers

Independant consumer products testing organization - Feb. 2008

Rated No.1 tradittional truffle; a best value

Madison Magazine - July 2008

Top Honors for best Candy Store

Independant consumer products testing organisation - Feb. 2007

Rated No.1 tradittional truffle; a best value

Madison Magazine - July 2007

Top Honors for best Candy Store

Independant consumer products testing organisation - Dec. 2006

Best gifts under $50.00

Independant consumer products testing organisation - Feb. 2006

Rated excellent; a best value

Madison Magazine - July 2006

Top Honors for best Candy Store

USA Today - May.6' 2005

10 great places to buy Mom the very best chocolate

HOW - Dec.2005

Perfect 10 award winner of unique design

Financial Times of London - Feb. 7, 2004

"hight quality straight forward chocolates"

Independant consumer products testing organisation - Feb. 2005

Rated excellent. Highest rated best value

Madison Magazine - July 2005

Top Honors for best Candy Store

Food Arts - Oct. 2004

Not Your Average Chocolate

Chocolatier - Feb./Mar. 2004

20 of Our Favourite Artisan Chcocolatiers

Independant consumer products testing organisation - Feb. 2002

One of three nationally to be rated excellent

USA Today - Feb.8' 2002

10 top artisanal chocolatiers

Milwaukee Magazine - June 2000

"[Candinas] produces world class culinary treasures"

Wisconsin Trails - Feb. 2004

"... they do agree on the best: Candinas Chocolatier"

Wisconsin Trails - Jan./Feb. 2004

Editor's Find

Consumers Digest - Nov./Dec. 1996

Best-Kept Secret

Chocolatier - Nov. 1995

"a fresh new presence in the field of variety chocolates

Chocolatier - Oct. 1997

Markus Candinas: an artisan chocolatier

Cincinatti Enquirer - Oct. 24, 1999

"sublime truffles"

Bon Appetit - 1996

What's New. What's Hot. What's Good.

Chicago Sun Times - Feb. 8, 1995

Outstanding Midwest Chocolatiers

Communication Arts - 1995

Outstanding Design

 

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