The Blommer Chocolate Company was founded by Henry Blommer in Chicago, Ill., in 1939, and today it is the largest processor of cocoa beans and ingredient chocolate supplier in North America. The Blommer Chocolate Company is still family owned and operated and is run by President Peter Blommer. With more than 600 employees and four strategically located manufacturing facilities in North America, the company provides comprehensive business solutions for domestic and international customers of all sizes in the confectionery, baking and dairy industries.
The company processes cocoa beans into a variety of products including chocolate, cocoa powder and other ingredients for the global food and confectionery industry. Among Blommer’s core competencies are cocoa bean processing, chocolate manufacturing, commodity riskmanagement, and product and process R&D.
The Blommer Chocolate Company has a strong commitment to quality throughout alllevels of the supply chain. It is dedicated to sourcing sustainably grown cocoa beans, investing in its manufacturing process and staffing skilled technicians. The Blommer Chocolate Company is a member of several organizations dedicated to bettering the lives of the cocoa farm families who grow cocoa beans. Both globally and locally, Blommer is committed to supporting the communities that grow their ingredients and in which they operate through their Sustainable Origins programs in Cote d’Ivoire, Indonesia and Ecuador. The family owned and operated company maintains an outstanding reputation for customer service and quality.
Location: Chicago, IL - 7th District
U.S. Employees: 850
Exports to Other Countries: No
Peter W. Blommer, President and CEO
NCA Board of Trustees, Vice Chairman
Chocolate drops, natural cocoa powder and truffles