Godiva Chocolates is a global leader in premium chocolates with 95 years of history and experience. With artisanship, innovation and passion, Godiva has grown into the world's number one brand of luxury chocolate.
The company was founded by Belgian cocoa craftsman Joseph Draps in 1926 when he opened his first boutique on the Place du Grand Sablon in Brussels. In 1927, he expanded to Paris where he sold handmade chocolates from his elegant shop at 3 Place de la Madeleine.
In 1948, Pierre Draps took over management of the business from his father-in-law and began opening shops throughout Europe as well as New York City; Miami Beach; Honolulu; Tokyo; Hong Kong