Ritter Sport in Berlin is a family owned chocolate company that started in 1912 and is still owned by the same family and very family focused, including the flagship store that they have in Berlin. From a workshop to a multimedia presentation of the history and future of the company. Unlike other companies Ritter Sport only does chocolate. Also, most chocolate bars are more flat and rectangular, but Ritter Sport is all about the squares which make it easier to put in pockets and being thicker also prevents breakage! Another thing that is special about Ritter Sport is that each flavor has its own color, so you don’t ever have to remember the name just what color! Now that you know the basics lets talk a bit more about the Company and flagship store. Berlin Germany has their flagship store and maybe the only of it’s kind. The three stories contain a make it yourself chocolate bar, a workshop, a museum, a café, and a gift shop. As a family, there is something here for everyone, like these 5 Unique Experiences at Ritter Sport in Berlin.
5 Unique Experiences at Ritter Sport in Berlin
Originally this was just for kids but because of the demand, there are now some open to everyone. In the workshop, you get to make your chocolate from start to finish! As well as a class on where the Cocoa
Upon walking in you are greeted with smiling faces and the incredible aroma of chocolate. The chocolate bar is a unique experience where you get to pick up to three things to put inside of your chocolate bar.
It takes about 30 to 45 minutes for it too fully cool and be ready to enjoy the other incredible experience that this Flagship offers.
Being open for over 100 years there is a lot of history to learn about throughout the years such as why the shape, or the expansion, and how they kept it a family run. Luckily there is an incredible multimedia format to learn in a fun way.
This year they have harvested their first own cocoa in Nicaragua and released that their chocolate is made from completely certified sustainable cocoa. Learning this while there made me even happier to support Ritter Sport. Can’t wait to see where this goes.
Café /Photo Booth
After you have made your way through the first for you reach the final stop. Not only a café uses their chocolate but also a custom photo booth! The photo booth not only had different backgrounds but also different filters! It was so much fun to play around with! Then while you are waiting for the chocolate to set you can enjoy a coffee or cake from the café.
My love for this chocolate started back in 2009 when I was in high school and the German exchange students would get care packages from home. With these packages came a very distinct chocolate! The bright colors and unusual shape always stood out! Little did I know eventually I would be living in Germany and working with this incredible company! My experience visiting this store was incredible! If you are in Berlin and get the chance, make sure you stop by! You can find out more about these 5 Unique Experiences at Ritter Sport in Berlin here!