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How it all Began

Lily O'Brien's Chocolates started life as the brainchild of Mary Ann O'Brien who, having recovered from a debilitating illness in the early 1990s, discovered her true passion for all things chocolate. Embarking on a journey of discovery, Mary Ann honed her chocolate-making skills among world class chefs and chocolatiers in both South Africa and Europe before starting her own mini enterprise from her Kildare kitchen in 1992.

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Our Ethos

At Lily O’Brien’s we are passionate about creating amazing and innovative chocolate recipes. We strive to incorporate both foody inspired flavours and undeniable classics into each and every collection.

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Our Awards

Lily O'Brien's has been lucky enough to receive numerous awards over the past decade in recognition of the quality and taste of its products but also in recognition of its commitment to various areas of excellence including export, innovative spirit and entrepreneurial origins.


Great Taste Award 2014 Great Taste Award 2013 The Irish Food Awards The Mercurys Refreshed

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