Organic dark chocolate with rosemary and chili is not something one eats every day. However, thirty seven year-old Athens-based chocolatier, Alexandros Dimitriou, came up with twenty different sophisticated ideas for mouth-watering chocolate flavours.

With an education in chocolate confectionery and haute cuisine in Italy and France, he decided to start his own business, Alexandros Hand made Chocolates, in Greece sixteen years ago; and while the chocolates were only available in Greece at first, the company grew enough to introduce Greek secrets such as the Aegina island pistachios and Chios island mastic to the rest of Europe, Middle East and Asia. “Chocolate sweets can be healthy when combined with nutritious ingredients and top quality cacao,” the owner suggests.

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