Thursday, May 28, 2015

Garces takes on Hershey, Asher with $8 chocolate bars

Made in West Chester, Pa.

Garces takes on Hershey, Asher with $8 chocolate bars

Philadelphia-based celebrity chef Jose' Garces Garces Trading Co. and Eclat Chocolate boss Christopher Curtin are bringing out a line of $8 chocolate bars. Garces is lending his brand name and his store, and Eclat is using its West Chester facility to turn out the high-end candy.

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