You may have noticed the Loacker brand of chocolates in several duty free outlets on your travels. Have you ever wondered about this Italian brand of chocolate and what makes them so popular? It really is a delightful story. Read on.
This family business was founded by Alfons Loacker in the year 1925 and has developed from a small regional confectioner to a globally known brand available in more than 100 countries.
All Loacker products are made and packaged in the heart of the Dolomites 1000 metres above sea level, according to the highest quality standards.
Loacker has two production sites – Auna di Sotto/Unterinn(Italy) and Heinfels (Austria) where all ingredients are processed fully automatically. But the machines are adapted to the high requirements of artisan quality and are planned, constructed and implemented in-house. Some steps, such as cutting vanilla pods, are still carried out by hand.
In addition to the two production sites, Loacker operates seven Loacker Stores, consisting of the Loacker Café and Pastry shop and the Loacker Brandstore.
The Heinfels site in Austria also boasts Loacker’s World of Goodness with an interactive exhibition and a Pastry Workshop.
Loacker operates backwards integration its own hazelnut cultivation that was started in 2015 in Tuscany, and forwards integration with the opening of additional Loacker Points.
If you haven’t tried Loacker chocolates yet, do not forget to try them on your next visit to our duty free store. You can even pre order them online at www.bengalurudutyfree.in
Check out the fabulous offer of the month on Loacker.