Best Kosher Chocolate

Chocolate Emporium Kosher Candy Co.

The mother-daughter team of Eleanor Newman and Stacy Twigg operate the only kosher chocolate store in Ohio, hand-dipping delicious semisweet chocolate truffles, fruit-and-nut clusters, creams, barks, and chocolate-covered strawberries in their kosher kitchen in the rear of a former Helen Hutchley's. The business began as a way to sweeten up their Orthodox Jewish neighbors, most of whom follow strict dietary laws. But in recent years, the confectioners have broadened their focus and now consider themselves, first and foremost, producers of fine gourmet chocolates. Newman and Twigg pay close attention to their equipment and ingredients to ensure that their creations are entirely free of animal products, making the sweets a popular choice among vegans, vegetarians, and children and adults with food allergies.