Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is a premium chocolate company based in San Leandro, California. It was founded in 1852 and is one of the oldest chocolate companies in the United States. The company offers a wide range of chocolate products, including chocolate bars, chocolate chips, and hot cocoa mixes. Ghirardelli is known for its high-quality chocolate and has won numerous awards for its products. The company has a strong commitment to sustainability and sources its cocoa beans from farmers who use sustainable farming practices. Ghirardelli has a total of 10 retail locations in the United States.