Our mission

CREATING MOMENTS TO SAVOUR

Imagine with passion and manufacture with care unique chocolate products, for you to savour and share.

 

Located in Sherbrooke, Canada, Lamontagne Chocolate is built on more than 40 years tradition of excellence. Our 115 000 square feet facility provides a Peanut-Free and Gluten-Free manufacturing environment with easy access to major Canadian and American transport routes.

Proudly Family-Owned

Founded in 1978 by Richard Lamontagne, we are a family-owned business, that has never wavered in its commitment to manufacture, in Canada, the best products from the highest quality ingredients.

Today, Richard Lamontagne, still active as President and CEO of the company, shares his experience with both his son and daughter. Danny Lamontagne is General manager and Tina Lamontagne is Vice-President, Business Development.

Where we come from

 

1978

Foundation by Richard Lamontagne
In its early days, the company mainly based its business model on distribution services of chocolate products for fundraising campaigns. It all started in the basement of Mr. Lamontagne’s house…
 

 

 

1996

Acquisition of Chocolat Jean et Charles

The acquisition of Chocolat Jean et Charles, originally located in Montreal, will allow Chocolat Lamontagne to become a chocolate manufacturer. The equipment is moved to Sherbrooke and promptly put into operation.
 

 

2004

Acquisition of the fundraising division of the American company Hebert Candies
This major acquisition will allow the company to carve out a prominent place in the US fundraising business.
 

 

Panning chocolate almonds2014

Significant major investments in Sherbrooke facility
Chocolat Lamontagne is going big by investing more than $ 2.5 million in a fully automated panning department, at the cutting edge of the most recent technologies
 

 

 

2017

Important Canadian fundraising business partnership
World’s Finest Chocolate® and Chocolat Lamontagne have teamed up to provide you with delicious fundraising chocolates! World’s Finest Chocolate® is the exclusive Canadian distributor for Chocolat Lamontagne fundraising brands.
 

 

2018

Lamontagne brand introduced to retail market 
Boasting over 40 years of chocolate expertise excellence acquired through fundraising, the company launches its retail brand! Focusing on innovative products, we stand out by winning major awards, competing with major national brands.

 

 

2019

A busy year!
Always investing to support rapid growth, Chocolat Lamontagne expands its facility by adding an extra 20,000 sq feet. In addition to Canada and the United States, the brand can also now be found in Mexico, Europe and Asia.