Spread the Love this February

February 6, 2019

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and there’s never been a better time to spoil the love of your life. Don’t stick to the usual flowers and chocolates, why not explore the offerings of the Adelaide Hills? With so much to see, do and eat, there’s never been a better time… Grab a bite […]

The History behind our Cooling Tunnel

January 31, 2019

Melba’s Chocolates is famous for producing Aussie chocolate and confectionery favourites using age-old equipment and machinery. And our delicious chocolate-coated treats are no different… Our Cooling Tunnel has an interesting history, and one that not many people would know. In the early 90’s, Graeme Foristal, our Founder, was in the market for a tunnel that […]

The History behind our Enrober

January 24, 2019

Melba’s Chocolates & Confectionery have long been producing Australian favourites using traditional, age-old machinery. Each piece holds great sentiment and history, and this week we chatted with Graeme Foristal, our Founder, to find out a little more about our Enrober. Our original Enrober came from MacRobertson’s in Melbourne. Macpherson Robertson was a famous icon in […]

Our Famous Peanut Brittle

January 18, 2019

Ever wondered how we make our delicious Peanut Brittle? The age-old recipe uses a variety of traditional equipment and techniques to ensure the perfect combination of buttery goodness and peanuts. Did you know – when we’re producing our Peanut Brittle we make over 100kgs a day! This traditional treat is a simple toffee-based product, and […]

Summer in South Australia

January 3, 2019

Explore the best of SA this Summer and discover ways to beat the heat… Adelaide is a hive of activity and family-fun for all. As we celebrate the summertime, Melba’s has put together a list of top spots to beat the heat and keep the little and big kids busy. Discover the Tour Down Under: Every January […]

Join us for Festive Fun!

December 20, 2018

Have you celebrated Christmas with our Melba’s team yet? The festivities have well and truly started, and we’re eager to see you all before our Twilight Trading ends. This year Father Christmas has joined us from the North Pole, bringing with him the charisma and joy that has made him ever-so popular with our visitors. […]

Visit the Lobethal Lights & Melba’s this Christmas!

December 6, 2018

The Lobethal Lights are back for another year, and our Adelaide Hills community are gearing up for a wonderful few weeks. Celebrate the Lights of Lobethal, and discover the magic behind the sixty-year tradition… The Lobethal Lights are the largest community Christmas light display in the southern hemisphere, and have been visited by generations of […]

Christmas in the Adelaide Hills!

November 29, 2018

Looking for something to do in the Adelaide Hills this Christmas? The festive season is well and truly underway, and our team are getting excited to celebrate during our Twilight Trading. But we’re not the only destination to tick off this Christmas, check out our top four picks for this December in the Adelaide Hills. […]

Celebrate Christmas at Melba’s!

November 18, 2018

Our Twilight Trading is back for another year of festivities, and we couldn’t be more excited. From the 15th December, to 23rd December, our doors will be open from 9am to 10pm and our team are buzzing with anticipation. Melba’s Chocolates has long been an iconic destination all year round, but there’s nothing more fun […]

Variety SA & Melba’s Join for Christmas Appeal

November 9, 2018

Melba’s Chocolates has long been an iconic destination for families to visit, and this year we’ve joined with Variety – the Children’s Charity, to brighten the festive season for kids affected by domestic violence in South Australia. Last Christmas, Variety granted $7,000 to brighten the lives of approximately 250 families at this difficult time of […]