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Butlers Chocolates

Membership Status:

Approved until 31 May 2020

Sector:

Confectionery/Snacks


About the company

Established in 1932, Butlers Chocolates is Ireland’s premier family-owned chocolatier. Butlers Chocolates are available in 30 countries and 60 airports around the globe, with a world-class reputation that continues to grow.

The company supplies a wide range of sustainably sourced chocolate products including; award-winning premium chocolate assortments, gourmet solid and filled chocolate bars in various sizes, chocolate collections with alcohol, souvenir gifts and travel retail exclusives.

Butlers is known and loved throughout Ireland and beyond for their eponymous retail concept - Butlers Chocolate Café, an innovative experience personifying the Butlers brand, now open in over 30 locations worldwide including South Asia and Dubai. Butlers Chocolates have won over 30 Great Taste Awards as well as numerous Irish Food Awards and Quality Irish Food Awards.

Key Sustainability Commitments

Committed to Responsible Sourcing

Butlers Chocolates is committed to the ethical sourcing of ingredients. Butlers Chocolates is a member of Cocoa Horizons, a programme which seeks to improve the livelihoods of cocoa farmers and their communities. The coffee used in Butlers Chocolate Cafés is Fairtrade certified and ethically sourced.

Focused on Renewable Energy

The company installed a 420,000kWh solar rooftop unit atop its Dublin factory; the biggest installation of its kind on an industrial premises in the Republic of Ireland. The installation of the unit meets approximately 14% of the company’s annual energy demand with over 350,000kWh of electricity generated each year.

Support Communities at Home and Abroad

Butlers pride themselves on being a socially responsible company and frequently support local, national and international charity and social projects that are of benefit to the wider community. They support the Hope Foundation – a Cork-based charity that works to feed and educate street children in Calcutta and produces bespoke chocolate bars for the Hope Foundation, which they sell on to raise funds.

Headquarters:

Clonshaugh Business Park

Dublin 17

Dublin

Ireland

Tel: +3536710599