Allison fell in love with making chocolate as a 12 year old in Canada. Now based in the small seaside town of Clonakilty, on Ireland’s picturesque south coast, she makes chocolate that is handcrafted and stone ground from the bean.Passionate about creating an ethical product, Allison uses only fair-trade cocoa and sugar bought directly from farming cooperatives in developing countries. Clonakilty chocolate comes in 100% biodegradable packaging.

Clonakilty chocolateAllison makes the local deliveries of her chocolate by bicycle – continuing her commitment to chocolate that is good for the body, environment and community!

Visiting: We were lucky enough to live down the road in Cork city for a few years. If you ever get the chance to visit the south coast of Ireland, stop by and pay these guys a visit! They live in an absolutely beautiful village and said they’re always happy to show friends of Bean Bar You how they make their chocolate.

Australian connection: Allison and her partner met and were married in Australia.