SOURCE: Patchi

November 27, 2007 02:00 ET

Patchi, World Famous Couture Chocolate Line, Launches U.S. Consumer Website:

SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwire - November 27, 2007) - Patchi Chocolates, known worldwide as a leader in gourmet chocolate and fine gifts, is now available to U.S. consumers who have an affinity for luxury gifting. With a new facility in Santa Barbara and an online boutique,, Patchi is quickly building its U.S. presence with its couture brand of chocolates.

Known for its stylish boutiques in some of the most chic cities throughout Europe and Asia, Patchi delivers an unmatched concept in taste and beauty. Each piece of chocolate is individually hand-wrapped with foil and distinctively adorned, similar to a fine piece of jewelry. As such, Patchi Chocolates are a perfect expression for holiday celebrations, private parties, weddings, trade shows, and corporate branding.

The 25-year-old company offers over forty varieties of Belgian-style chocolates distinctive in taste and quality. Its ingredients are all natural; there are no artificial flavors, additives, or preservatives. From its shell of dark and milk chocolate to its luxurious fillings of fresh coconut, nuts, caramel, and gianduja (hazelnut cream). Patchi chocolates are a perfect accompaniment to gourmet meals, drinks, or a bold cup of java.

Proprietor Souheila El Kurjie, who became familiar with Patchi in Europe, reveals how this gourmet chocolate brand grew from a small family-owned business to a world-class purveyor of designer chocolates throughout Europe and Asia.

"Patchi offers incomparable quality in its blend of flavors, designs and gift-giving concepts providing a complete package known for elegance and premium quality. Many clients choose Patchi because it is the chocolate they associate most with taste, excellence, and unique gifts for their events. We are very proud to introduce Patchi to America through our website. In doing so, we hope to elevate the concept of gifting to a premium-level experience."

Since launching, Souheila says they have received an enthusiastic response from worldwide travelers in the U.S. "Every day, someone is thanking us for making Patchi available online in North America. They truly are 'in love' with Patchi Chocolates!"

Online ordering is now available for the Holidays and for events planned for 2008 in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. There is no minimum purchase required for shipping; however, custom orders may require advance notice for timely fulfillment.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Souheila Elkurjie