Blissful moments for everyone

Leonidas gives you top quality chocolates for an affordable price, allowing you to give moments of chocolate bliss to those you care about. A birthday party, a meal with friends, a romantic evening or just a thank you. Leonidas is there to help mark your special occasions with family, friends and colleagues. Still, chocolates are not only for important occasions.

There are times when you “just” want to make someone happy by showing them you care. From the beginning, Leonidas Kestekides and his nephew Basilio wanted Leonidas chocolates to be accessible to everyone. Chocolates are a luxury product that everyone should be able to enjoy, a kind of fundamental right.

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A strong mission, vision and values

Our mission is to create moments of happiness for everyone.

Leonidas' vision is to be the best global producer and marketer of Belgian chocolate products.

At Leonidas, we stand for team spirit, respect and integrity. We are responsible and passionate. These are the values we promote every day.

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Known throughout the world

Experience Leonidas

Leonidas is known throughout the world for its total brand experience. The royal blue bags with the cream coloured logo always contain a gold-coloured box, filled with chocolates and packaged with love. Every Leonidas shop helps to create this brand experience. Every time you walk into one of our shops you feel that it is the same one. Our consistent style creates the same brand experience throughout the world.

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Leonidas history

A history of taste

More than 100 years ago, Leonidas Kestekides created the very first chocolates as we know them today. Over the years, four generations of the Kestekides family have left their mark on Leonidas chocolate, transforming the brand into a large and successful family business. Starting with a single shop with a sash window and chocolates displayed on the window sill, it has grown to become a global brand with more than 1300 shops. Now the whole world knows about Leonidas and its delicious creations. Discover the birth of a chocolate revolution here.

Quality is our greatest asset

Pure cocoa butter

100% pure cocoa butter

Leonidas wants you to enjoy moments of pure bliss. That is why our Master Chocolatiers only use chocolate made with 100% pure cocoa butter.

Without palm oil

Made without palm oil

Our Master Chocolatiers are obsessed with quality. They will only accept pure cocoa butter. That is why you won’t find a single drop of palm oil in our chocolate.

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Belgian since 1913

Leonidas chocolates are designed in Belgium. Our Master Chocolatiers use only the finest ingredients, handling them with loving care and with a respect for tradition.

Sustainable cocoa

Sustainable cocoa

Leonidas chooses sustainable cocoa to produce its pralines. When your aim is to create moments of happiness for everyone, what’s more normal than caring about nature and humankind?