Celebrate Easter with your Melba’s Favourites!

March 6, 2019

Easter is a wonderful time to indulge in your favourite chocolate creations. With a wide variety at our Woodside factory, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to Easter Egg Hunts. Discover our top picks… Chocolate Bilby There’s nothing more Australian than the Chocolate Easter Bilby! The best part is, it was here at our […]

Melba’s Fun All Year Round

February 21, 2019

When did you last take a trip to the picturesque Adelaide Hills? Located in Woodside, our factory is an iconic destination for families and couples alike. This week, we rediscover some of our favourite past times at our eclectic factory and why we love working here every day… Experiences When it comes to a chocolate […]

Festival Season kicks off!

February 14, 2019

South Australia is alive this February and March with the Adelaide Fringe, WOMADelaide and so many more fun events. The best part is, you’ll be able to experience these right here in the Adelaide Hills! Check out our top picks… Adelaide¬†Fringe is here! Having started on the 15th February and running till the 17th March, […]

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 […]