Aiguebelle Abbey inception
It was created by Morimont monks, bordering the Dauphine and Provence in France.
Aiguebelle Chocolate creation
At the beginning of World War II, Aiguebelle was ranked 8th chocolate factory of France, where it pursued its business until 1978.
Aiguebelle Morocco creation
Aiguebelle Abbey decided to create a Subsidiary in Morocco, a strategic development to meet sugar and cocoa shortages in France of that time.
Aiguebelle Morocco factory settlement
Aiguebelle production in Morocco started in November 1942. It was run by Mr. Pardigan, Chairman of the French Chamber of Commerce until 1984. Afterwards, it became the Compagnie Chérifienne de Chocolaterie.
Launch of the successful Caobel brand (powder chocolate) and extra fine dark chocolate.
Launch of Frégalior brand, the nougatine and chocolate bar
Launch of the chocolate bar
Launch of the first milk chocolate bar. The product underwent several mutations, weight, flavor and packaging wise.
The Compagnie Chérifienne de Chocolaterie is acquired by OMNIPAR Group (Berrada family)
Innovative, the Compagnie Chérifienne de Chocolaterie enabled consumers to have quality chocolate at an affordable price (1 MAD).
The Compagnie Chérifienne de Chocolaterie develops an innovating and renewing strategy through several investments. Such policy strengthened its image as an innovative company.
OUR CORE VALUESShared by all our employees, such values reflect the Aiguebelle spirit.
COMMITMENTThe passion for chocolate is the unifying principle of our teams.
We are committed to ensuring the company success. Such commitment helps us provide the greatest chocolate products, so as to meet the requirements of all stakeholders (consumers, partners…)
EXCELLENCEThe quest for excellence leads us to establish a high level of work quality and performance, to ultimately satisfy our customers and professional worldwide.
CREATIVITYOur taste and creativity culture guides us to modernize and reinvent our recipes and traditional processes, to create products that stand out by their quality and originality.
RESPECT & FAIRNESSOur company takes particular care in respect and fairness principles.
Respect for workers, transfer of knowhow, respect for nature and respect for differences are an integral part of the company's values.