Did You Know?

  • Of all the varieties of chocolate available, from white to milk, dark chocolate is the healthiest.
  • Dark chocolate contains high levels of antioxidants that work to reduce your risk of cancer.
  • Dark chocolate contains flavonoids that can decrease your blood pressure.
  • The flavonoids in dark chocolate also help blood flow more smoothly, decreasing your risk of heart attack.
  • The flavonoids in chocolate that help your blood flow more smoothly also improve your cardiovascular function.
  • Some suggest the phenylethylamine in dark chocolate stimulates the nervous system, acting as an aphrodisiac.
  • Cocoa contains substances known to kill the bacteria in your mouth that cause tooth decay and cavities.
  • The higher cocoa content a chocolate has, the bigger the health benefit.
  • White chocolate has none of the antioxidant benefits of other chocolates since it contains no cocoa.

Chocolaterie Stam Family History

Stam Family Bakery

As early as 1817, an ancestor of the Stam family ran a bakery just north of Amsterdam, Holland. Over time Stam's family operated bakery developed a reputation for quality pastries and chocolates. After receiving numerous requests from devout customers urging him to specialize exclusively in chocolates Jacobus Stam turned his passion to fine chocolate. Thus, in 1913 Chocolaterie Stam was created.

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Become Part of the Stam Extended Family

If you're interested in becoming an extended family store (i.e., license), it's important to note that Chocolaterie Stam is interested in individuals and or families who have an interest and passion in our product, believe in our legacy and would like to expand upon our legacy of quality service and a superior, affordable product.

There are some very important questions you and your family should ask yourself before you engage in the process of becoming an extended family of Stam Chocolaterie.


What are your expectations in becoming an extended family store? Are you looking for financial freedom? What do expect from yourself, your family and the family store (licensee)? How much do you expect to have a presence in your Chocolaterie Stam?


Research Chocolaterie Stam

It is very important that you research our product, our family history and become familiar with the quality service and branding we require at Chocolaterie Stam. Not only do we guarantee fresh, quality and affordable bonbons, but we also guarantee excellent, quality service. When you receive your licensing packet you should ask yourself the following questions: Is this a good fit for me, my family? Are my goals realistic? How much am I willing to learn about the product? How passionate and or interested am I in learning about chocolate?

Evaluate your Qualifications

Understand your strengths and weaknesses and decide if being an extended family store is right for you. Do you have the desire, motivation and financial capability to own and operate an extended family Chocolaterie Stam? Do you have any prior experience, background in business or management that would prove helpful in owning/managing your own Chocolaterie? Are you prepared to work hard and face challenges? Do you like serving and working with people? Do you have a location in mind? Are you ready to bring joy to thousands of lives through fresh, quality, exquisite and affordable chocolate?

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If you are interested in joining our extended family of stores, please click on the links below for more information. And, we will be in touch. Finally, let's save the planet - it's the only one with chocolate.

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