World’s Finest Chocolate, Inc., is based in Chicago and has been owned and operated by the Opler family for more than 60 years. World’s Finest Chocolate produces bars, individually wrapped pieces and panned chocolates in addition to cordial cherries under its Queen Anne Candy brand. Top sellers include chocolate-covered almonds, mint meltaways and an assortment of bite-sized chocolates.
World’s Finest is the leading manufacturer of chocolate products for the fundraising industry providing confections to partners domestically and internationally. The company also manufactures chocolate for the corporate gift-giving market. World’s Finest is dedicated to bettering communities and runs an experimental cocoa farm on the island of St. Lucia in the Caribbean to develop quality ingredients.
The company is also a member of the World Cocoa Foundation, dedicated to improving cocoa growing communities throughout the world. In September 2011, World’s Finest Chocolate manufactured the world’s largest chocolate bar as part of its “Think Big, Eat Smart” nationwide campaign against childhood obesity.
Mr. Ed Opler is the Chairman and CEO of World’s Finest Chocolate.
Location: Chicago, IL - 1st District
U.S. Employees: 200-500
Exports to Other Countries: No
Officer: Edward Opler, Chairman and CEO
World's Finest Chocolates is known for products such as Continental Almonds, W.F. Crisp, and Mint Meltaways.