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Donna Amick Schlitz
· February 8, 2018
It is SO impressive what they do with 16 employees. They ship all over the country. The quality and processes they use are really something. The way they mix fruits and nuts in with the chocolate i...s amazing. They give lots of samples so you can savor the different mixtures. If you have an opportunity to go there, do. They have tours on Saturday’s. We are actually going to try to get back over there to do the tour. See More
Christa Risher
· February 9, 2018
I received a couple Askinosie chocolate bars for Christmas from my chocoholic friend. She loves their chocolate and shared her love with me. I am so thankful she did! It is some of the best chocolate ...I've ever tasted! I love everything about this company from their packaging to their belief in community and relationships with source partners. See More
Cheryl Bartkoski
· February 7, 2018
What a fun way to spend an hour.... touring a chocolate factory! I have to be honest, I don’t like chocolate. Hearing the story of the partnerships with the bean growers... priceless! Thanks for bring...ing some culture to Springfield and C Street See More
Sam Hance
· November 30, 2017
Lauren is the best! I think I tried every kind of chocolate! She had the best descriptions of the chocolate and it’s like she was describing each flavor in real time. Fantastic chocolate!
Vincent Craig
· February 13, 2018
Pairs well with whiskey! �� Had this fine chocolate that was aged 2 years in whiskey barrels during an event at Firestone & Robertson Distillery. With Valentine's day around the corner a supply was purchased.
Gayle Wilson Rose
· March 11, 2018
A friend gifted me their single origin 4-bar pack. I’m delirious! The flavors, the purity and love that goes into the making and packaging is impressive. W O W!
Vivian Faustino
· February 16, 2018
What a great find. The award winning 62% Dark Milk Chocolate + Fleur De Sel and Tableya are the best! A must try!
Noelle Feldhege Brooks
· February 26, 2018
Love this company! It has heart, passion, and most of all delicious, good-for-your-soul chocolate. No other chocolate even comes close!
Ednaldo Silva
· September 1, 2017
Enjoyed the Mababu Tanzania 72% dark chocolate bar. Beautiful packaging using simple graphics and elegant wax-like dark brown paper. Confident combination of pastel colors. I selected the chocolate ba...r by its cover, thinking (as I do with wine and perfumes) that if the packaging conveys unobtrusive high-quality, the inside content must covey the same concern and spirit of excellence. See More
Joanna Struttman
· December 21, 2017
We enjoyed tasting the samples and came home with several bars. We can't wait to do a tour of the factory!
Lindzi Mapplebeckpalmer
· December 12, 2017
I love it when I get an order of my favorite chocolate delivered - they always send me a personalized thank you. Askinosie Chocolate Rocks!!
Becca Nelson
· December 23, 2016
I was visiting my boyfriend in Missouri this past week and venturing to Askinosie was a must since he had been sending me samples of their bars over the course of 6-8 weeks. The last batch contained t...he most diabolical bar of chocolate I had ever tasted: their seasonal gingerbread dark chocolate bar. Upon entering the store, my bf and I went up to (whom I later discovered was) Mr. Askinosie and inquired about this incredible bar. He said they had sold out but would hopefully have more the following week. That would be easy for a local but I am from the West Coast. I did a little shopping and, of course, discovered more mouth-watering bars. After paying, Mr. Askinosie handed me my little bag of chocolate and said "there's something extra in there for you; make sure you share." I smiled, thanked him, and left. I looked in the bag and it was a half-bar of the limited edition gingerbread chocolate! This man made my day!!! Not only is their chocolate thoughtfully crafted and delicious but their customer service is heart-warming. Thank you, Askinosie! See More
Avril Forster
· August 1, 2017
I bought 2 Dark Chocolate & Red Raspberry bars last week while travelling in Michigan (American Spoon store who supply the raspberries for this bar). My intention was to give one bar to a friend who t...ruly loves this combination but the flavor is so intensly good I might not be able to part with my second bar...sorry Cheryl !!! :) See More
Susan Wade
· March 9, 2018
❤️ 💕 💗Excellent chocolate. I always leave with something yummy and I do NOT share!
Sheri Ashmore Austin
· February 5, 2018
A chocolate bar and a business you can feel really great about supporting!
Chris Bryant
· December 13, 2017
Great chocolate, ethically made in small-town America. And I hear they treat their employees great.
Ariana Estariel
· May 4, 2017
I can't offer enough praise about Askinosie Chocolate. Every one of their bars is a sacred gift and epitomize cacao's true potential. Their s'mores bark is beyond delicious. Chocolate with a social co...nscience and a moral compass. All it takes is one taste and you'll know you're not in Kansas anymore. You're in Springfield, MO, and that means some of the best artisan chocolate in the world. See More
Tonia Montgomery
· June 15, 2017
We found out about your shop on the Springfield Tourism website Ann's are so glad we stopped by to visit. The young man who spoke to us was gracious and very informative about your products. We enjoye...d every minute and gladly bought chocolate to take home to our family. Keep up the great work!!!! See More
Sheryl Hamer
· December 7, 2016
"Mankind was my business. The common
welfare was my business; charity, mercy,
forbearance, benevolence, were all my...
business"
Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol

Step into Askinosie Chocolate this Christmas season. Leave behind the hustle and bustle. Be enveloped in not only the aroma of chocolate (!), but the true spirit of this special Advent time.
Shawn Askinosie has crafted world-class chocolate and a world-class view. The cocoa beans are direct sourced from sustainable farms in the Philippines, Equador, Tanzania. The farmers' images are on the packaging that you purchase. You may also purchase Tableya and rice. 100% of the profits go back to the communities from which they were sourced!
What better words than Charles Dickens' " Mankind was my business"?
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Wendy Cearley Eickstaedt
· May 16, 2017
I have been a fan since day. I used to live close to this beautiful chocolate making facility and the smell was devine!! I now live in Austin and every time I see one of thier bars for sale I get so ...excited and tell the store clerks all about this amazing company! Thier bars are still by far the best chocolate I have ever had! See More
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It’s S’more Bark season! Tiny hand-roasted marshmallows and chunks of graham, smothered in layers of our rich Dark Milk chocolate. It’s crunchy and gooey and the perfect snack for picnics, cookouts and campfires.

Supply is limited, so get yours before it’s gone! Shop our most popular Spring treat here: https://goo.gl/VOUowm

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Askinosie Chocolate updated their cover photo.

Shawn Askinosie is headed to Ecuador this week to profit share with our farmer partners in San Jose Del Tambo & Zamora, follow along here for more updates.

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“Hello, from Springfield!” Recently, we made this short video for our Chocolate University students here in Springfield to say "hi" to students at our CU partner school in Tanzania, Mwaya. Check it out! And if you’d like to post your own videos to our page, Lawren & Shawn will be sure to share them with everyone in Tanzania when they visit this summer!
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The best caption to this 15 sec video will win 2 FREE dark chocolate bars shipped anywhere in the lower 48. Our guest "caption judge" is Maddie LaKind of Zingerman's Delicatessen. She will select our winner by noon Wednesday
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We were treated to a performance from the Empowered Girls club we sponsor at Mwaya. Today, we witnessed the graduation of 13 young women who are so poised and articulate. We are so proud and inspired.
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