South Coast Chats : Tilda & Cacao Shop
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South Coast Chats : Tilda & Cacao Shop

  • Kate Mather
  • 26 March 2024

When I first heard about an artisan chocolate shop, ethically made where you could enjoy coffee and chocolate drinks along with sweet delicious treats in my home town of Gerringong, I was sold!  Open Thursdays and Fridays – another reason to travel midweek – with their chocolate products sold all over NSW it was very much a South Coast Experience to explore.

Heres a chat I had with the owners whilst we caught up in their cafe with the fragrance of chocolate floating around us.

Where is your south coast business based? 

We’re based in the beautiful coastal village Gerringong, and we make every bar of our chocolate at the Old Schoolhouse on Belinda Street just across from Cronins Hotel.

Tell us about it and why people love it so much?

Tilda & Cacao is a small chocolate maker on the South Coast NSW and we make stone ground nib-to-bar chocolate using premium cacao and Australian inclusions. People love Tilda & Cacao not just for our naturally delicious chocolate but also our story and journey.

Give us some examples of what makes your business unique?

Our plant-based and vegan friendly chocolate is naturally delicious (no artificial flavours or preservatives) and caters for special dietary needs (free from dairy, gluten, soy and refined sugar). In addition, every ingredient is carefully and ethically sourced and every bar is packaged in sustainable and Australian printed packaging. Our range has inclusions of australian natives, unique edible plants that have sustained generations of indigenous australians.

You have so many great reviews whats your secret?

We’re not sure we’ve got a secret. We just work hard to stay true to our purpose and values while listening to the valuable feedback from our customers and supporters about what chocolate to create next.

Why do you love being part of South Coast Experiences?

It’s great to part of a community of businesses who want to help visitors to the region create unforgettable memories.

Any plans or announcements you would like to share? 

We’re hoping to welcome the public to the Old Schoolhouse more often with exciting collaborations. Stay tuned!

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