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Federation Artisan Chocolate

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Federation Artisan Chocolate on the Tasman Peninsula. This is a unique chocolate experience where you can see the rich creamy chocolate being hand made, taste the end result and buy direct from this family business. Owners Maurice and Helen Curtis...more
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2 South Street, Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
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+61 3 6250 3435
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now this is the chocolate shop to go to. It even caters for gluten free people. There is free tasting. Deals if you buy more than 1 block of chocy. A tear did come to my eye when the hot chocy machine was broken. But...More

1  Thank Phil W
Reviewed 24 May 2018

There are quite a few chocolate places around but this was small and delightful and, although the chocolate was excellent, it was nowhere near as pricey as some we visited. The chocolatier was fun to watch too.More

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MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Dear Trimley11 We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to our chocolate factory. Your kind words mean a lot to us as we put in our heart and soul in to our product and it makes it all worthwhile when we know people enjoy...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

not very big, but if you're passing the chocolate is amazing! The staff were very interesting and informative, you could see the chocolate making room and the prices were reasonable

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MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Dear vmc1964 So, so glad you found our chocolate amazing, we love making the the sweet stuff and seeing the pleasure it gives people. Thank you for taking the time to review us Maurice and Helen Curtis

Reviewed 22 April 2018

We were curious how Tasmanian chocolate would taste. We went inside the Federation Artisan Chocolate in Taranna. Interestingly enough, outside the shop there was an illustration of a tree being cut and a wooden statue of a Tasmanian devil. Once inside, someone showed us how...More

1  Thank Robby G C
MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Dear Robby G C What a wonderful review. Thank you for taking the time to post it. We are so glad you enjoyed the chocolate and I bet the desserts you made were something else. Warm regards Maurice and Helen Curtis

Reviewed 30 March 2018

We stopped off at this choclate factory on our way back from Port Author, we was too late for the demonstrations but was able to taste some choclate. There was also deals the more choclate you bought. Obviously i bought 10 bars for $60 Considering...More

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MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Dear ShirleyC2000 Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and more importantly our chocolate. We have a love for chocolate and the joy it brings people and with over 30 flavours of chocolate that are...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Its definitely worth stopping by this lovely little chocolate factory if you’re heading to Port Arthur or the peninsular. Right on the highway it has ample parking and offers samples of their products while you watch the chocolate being made. The chocolate is delicious and...More

1  Thank David B
MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Dear David B Thank you for taking the time to review our Family business. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and tasting our chocolate. With over 30 flavours and types of chocolate made on the premises, free entry and free tastings of up...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Try the apple chocolate ! Yep with real apple juice. Also the licorice and sea salt Carmel’s were favourites... the samples are small, cut to the chase and buy a block :)More

Thank murraylandslass
MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Dear murraylandslass Ahhh yes the Apple chocolate, its a favourite of many, lots refuse to taste it at first but it wins over so many people and I love the surprise on their face when they find how good it is. Licorice is one of...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

Given the positive reviews, maybe we got a bad batch?!? The samples were very small, you couldn't get much of an idea of the full flavour and the falvours we wanted to try were unavailable. The person on the counter didn't seem overly enthusiastic about...More

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MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Dear jmm84 Thank you for taking the time to review our family business. First off let me say how disappointed we are in your experience with visiting us, this as you pointed out in your review is not the experience that most of our guests...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped in after visiting Port Arthur, unfortunately we didn’t get a chance to do the tour. However, the staff were very helpful and friendly. We were given a number of different chocolates to sample and in the end we purchased about 5 blocks of...More

1  Thank Damien K
MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Dear Damien K We do love chocolate and I am always appreciative of other chocolate lovers who visit and not only enjoy the experience but also take the time to review our chocolate factory and let us know how much they have enjoyed it. We...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

It’s on the way to port Arthur only a small business but lovely friendly people and THE BEST CHOCOLATE I’ve EVER tasted make sure you phone first to see if they are making and demonstrating if that’s what you want to see The gift shop...More

2  Thank Josy Y
MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Dear Josy Y "Best chocolate EVER" what beautiful music to our ears. We are so happy that you enjoyed visiting us and found our chocolate so pleasing. Our production times do vary from day to day so it is a good idea to call first...More

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