By Kate Malin

Was there ever a more perfect combination than salty and sweet? In Charles Chocolates Salty-Sweet Cashew Bar, the salty (roasted whole cashew nuts covered in fleur de sel meringue and pure cane sugar) complements the sweet (rich, smooth milk chocolate) for a decadent and balanced bar so fantastic it soon became a best seller, winning over customers right from the start. Eat a square of this addictive bar as a sweet treat or pair with a latte for a treat sure to satisfy every flavor craving.

Chuck Siegel, founder of Charles Chocolates, taught himself the craft of making chocolate confections, making mistakes and learning from his successes until he perfected his creations, selling them at his store in San Francisco. Chuck is fiercely dedicated to sourcing the highest quality ingredients available and his obsession has led him to constantly seek out the best of each component to create the finest finished product possible. Each confection is crafted and wrapped by hand in small batches and delivered fresh, within a few days of creation, and will never include preservatives, stabilizers, or artificial ingredients.

Charles Chocolates Salty-Sweet Cashew Bar is available at and in stores across the country. Charles Chocolates is part of the Good Food Awards, a project to honor food and drink producers making the sort of food we all want to eat – tasty, authentic and responsible, and a proud member of the Good Food Merchants Guild, national association uniting American craft food businesses to connect, convene and promote Good Food businesses of all sizes.


From her grassroots work at the Good Food Awards to her continued education at NYU’s Food Studies Master’s Program, Kate Malin brings an unparalleled passion for great food and good people.

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