Melba’s Chocolates and Confectionery is coming to the Barossa!

January 15, 2024

Opening March 2024 “Melba’s Chocolates and Confectionery are expanding and are excited to announce the opening of a second site in the picturesque village of Angaston in the Barossa Valley in March 2024. They will be taking up residency in the Gawler Park site, first known for producing glacé fruit, and more recently the SA […]

For The Love Of Chocolate-Coated Raspberries

July 18, 2023

When the Edible Blooms team approached Melba’s in 2020 to include our famous Chocolate Coated Raspberries in their luxury gourmet hamper gift range we said ‘Yes!’.  Edible Blooms is another proud South Australian family owned business, created by Kelly Jamieson and Abbey Baker in 2005.  We asked the Edible Blooms team why they chose Chocolate […]

The History Behind The Name Melba’s Chocolates

May 18, 2022

In 1980 Graeme and Joy took over a restaurant on Anzac Highway, which became available for lease. With this, they needed to find a name for their then-new restaurant! At the time, there were a lot of Australian restaurants around, including the “Jolly Swagman” and “Bush Tucker”, which were very Australian themed names. However, Graeme […]

What a year it has been …

December 30, 2020

The last two years have been years like no-others; Australia as a whole was affected by Bush fires, floods, world-wide pandemics, to name a few! As a community and the direct hurdles and challenges we had to face, we did so with all your support. This Christmas, to show our appreciation, we raised money and […]

Support local Adelaide Hills businesses

May 20, 2020

Grab Your Esky and Support the Adelaide Hills! Now, more than ever before, it is so vital to support our local Adelaide Hills businesses. 2020 will go down in history as one of the most challenging times to own a business and many of us have had the double-whammy – bushfires AND coronavirus to contend […]

Create the ultimate platter for under $50!

May 14, 2020

We don’t know about you, but over the last few months our team has spent more time being creative in their kitchens at home! At the end of a long week we’ve taken to rewarding ourselves with a mouth-watering Melba’s dessert platter that is a feast for the senses! Wondering how to create such a […]

Melba’s commitment to your health and safety

March 16, 2020

A message from the Managing Director, Tom Foristal and the entire Melba’s Team: In light of the uncertain times we are facing due to the outbreak of COVID-19, we wanted to let you know the steps we are taking at Melba’s Chocolates to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our customers and staff. In addition […]

Melba’s top Easter picks for 2020

March 12, 2020

Easter is right around the corner, and there’s never been a better time to beat the crowds and stock up. Every year, the Melba’s team create a wide range of delicious, iconic SA treats to celebrate the Easter season. This year is no different! Our Easter collection boasts scrumptious options for kids, oldies and everyone […]

Melba’s top Valentine’s Day picks

February 10, 2020

Looking for something to do this Valentine’s Day? Why not head to the Adelaide Hills and discover some of our local hidden gems. With so many beautiful locations to check out, you’ll be spoilt for choice… Hahndorf Take a drive through the picturesque German village of Hahndorf. Indulge in some of the delicious options scattered […]

The ultimate FREE day at the Royal Adelaide Show!

August 21, 2019

It’s the Show of a Lifetime, and it’s at Wayville Showgrounds from August 31st to September 8th 2019! Ten days of fun are guaranteed, with rides for the kids, wine tasting for the adults and delicious food promised! The Royal Adelaide Show can be an expensive outing for any family, which is why the team […]