Turnover: 13 million EUR (2017)

Country: France

Chocolaterie stéphanoise Weiss, founded in 1882 by Eugène Weiss, is an artisanal company

Weiss creates high-quality chocolate creations

A pioneer in high-end chocolate and sales to gastronomy professionals

Maison Weiss is a founding partner of the Cité du Design de Saint-Étienne and an active participant in every Design Biennial.


Weiss: Long-lasting gourmet expertise in Saint-Étienne 02/04/2023

  • Weiss has been based in Saint-Étienne since 1882.
  • Weiss was awarded the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant label in 2014.
  • The company uses French sugar, milk and packaging in its production.
  • Weiss has maintained traditional methods in its chocolate production, such as hand-coating, roasting and decorating. All production processes are carried out in-house - from bean to bar.
  • The company works directly with cooperatives to source its cocoa beans, which come from 10 different origins, including Ecuador, Vietnam and Cameroon.

Weiss: The chocolate specialist for 140 years 09/02/2023

  • Weiss was founded over 140 years ago, in 1882.
  • It accounted for 10% of national chocolate production in the 1930s.
  • Napolitan chocolates, known as "Nomades", the first packaged chocolates, were launched in 1962.
  • Weiss chocolates are available in France and abroad, notably in Australia, Singapore, Taiwan and China.
  • In 2017, the Weiss chocolate factory achieved sales of 13 million euros.

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