Thursday, 7 February 2008

Michel and the chocolate factory

A bouquet of flowers or a box of chocolates? The company Chocolat Factory has a solution for such a dilemma in the form of the "Ramolate," strips of chocolate bundled up like a bouquet, complete with a bow. It's one of the products from the mind of the Belgian Michel Laline, an architect and designer who left the world of interiors and set up shop in Sant Cugat del Vallès a decade ago. His chocolate factory, built on pure craftsmanship and creativity, supplies 22 different stores and is now expanding to a second workshop. (Full story in printed edition).