Below is our recent interview with Joe Whaley, President at Chocolate Works:
Q: Could you provide our readers with a brief introduction to your company?
A: Chocolate Works is a 2nd generation chocolate manufacturing operation based out of Freeport, NY. We have been around since 1973 creating gourmet, hand-crafted chocolate sweets.
Q: Any highlights on your recent announcement?
A: We bought all the assets of Moonstruck Chocolate Company based in Portland, Oregon in order to help service our customers on the West Coast.
Q: Can you give us more insights into your offering?
A: We do amazing Chocolate bars and truffles and will offer many opportunities for private label and co-packing for various companies.
Q: What can we expect from your company in next 6 months? What are your plans?
A: We will expand production capabilities and focus on creating a competitive edge in the gourmet, upscale, artisan and Free Trade chocolate bar space.
Q: What is the best thing about your company that people might not know about?
A: We are family-oriented and the company CEO is a Veteran of the Iraq War and first responder to Ground Zero during the 9-11 terrorist attacks. We have plans to hire many new employees as we value manufacturing within the United States.