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Chocolate. Chocolate. Chocolate.

Chocolate. Chocolate. Chocolate.

Find all your Callebaut favourites as well as Cacao Barry and Casa Luker.
Browse our exciting ranges from newly stocked brands, Stewart & Arnold, Vanova and Schokinag.

Perfect Packaging

Perfect Packaging

Make your creations stand out with our ballotins, rigid boxes, ribbons, hard-bottomed display bags and presentation inserts.
Gianduja Chocolate

Gianduja Chocolate

A ready-to-use mix of hazelnuts, chocolate and sugar, ground to a deliciously smooth and cuttable paste. Gianduja is the perfect product for making moulded pralines, using for tasty pastry interiors and giving a luxurious flavouring to crèmes.
Freeze Dried Fruit

Freeze Dried Fruit

Blackberries, sour cherries, apples, raspberries and strawberries. Find delicious freeze dried fruit for inclusions and for flavouring your unique creations.
Sugared Almonds

Sugared Almonds

The perfect traditional wedding favour or a fantastic retail opportunity. We have a wide range of coloured sugared almonds to choose from.
Vanilla Powder

Vanilla Powder

Vanilla pods crushed into powder allows you to add a delicious vanilla flavour to chocolate, smoothies, cakes, bakes and every conceivable sweet treat. Be assured that our vanilla powders are free from additives and contain only the very best Madagascan vanilla pods.

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With over 30 years in the industry we can help you get the best machines or equipment, ingredients, chocolate moulds and packaging for your needs.

01273 777 002

Vantage House has been trading since 1988 prior to which our founder Malcolm Avison was running a full time production facility in Brighton supplying stores such as Waitrose, Army and Navy and even The Houses of Parliament. We represent a number of manufacturers and supply machinery (large and small), ingredients, small equipment and moulds to the chocolate, confectionery and bakery industries in the UK and Ireland.

We are based in Henfield, West Sussex and have recently added a development kitchen where we are able to demo the ChocoVision machines should this be a requirement for any of our customers.


Chocolate Tempering Machines


For the home chocolatier

Pre-programmed space efficient table top tempering machine, which melts, tempers, sets, and holds up to 680 grams of chocolate to 1/10 of a degree Centigrade.


Compact stainless steel tempering
Automatic processing between 0.5 and 2.3kg (4kg with holey baffle) of chocolate per batch together with extended temper mode.


Designed for the serious professional

State-of-the-art chocolate tempering machine, melting and tempering 1.36 kg to 4.5 kgs (7kg with holey baffle) of pure chocolate in approximately 1 hour.



Invest in the fastest growing sector of the quality chocolate market and get perfectly ground chocolate every single time!

Making Bean to Bar chocolate is now a simple and straightforward process using our purpose-designed Stone grinder machines.

Spectra is the premium stone grinder machine / melanger for chocolate manufacturers, bean to bar chocolate makers and nut butter enthusiasts.

Vantage House are delighted to be appointed sole agents for Woody Associates. Inc in the UK & Ireland.​

Finance available on orders over £1,000

Start-up Businesses

Finance from
£ 12 + VAT per week

Medium Businesses

Finance from
£ 28 + VAT per week

Large Businesses

Finance from
£ 74 + VAT per week

Vantage House can help with your purchase through various payment options using Time Finance.
For an indication of deposit and monthly payment structure please click the Get a Quote button or phone our friendly team.

Please note other lenders are available.

Chocolate tempering machines

Try before you buy

We offer both a rental and ‘try before you buy’ option on the ChocoVision Chocolate Tempering machines which includes a full refund of the rental fee should you purchase the machine at the end of the first week. Finance options are also available on orders over £1,000 working with our preferred partner Academy Leasing.

The Vantage House Development Kitchen

We think our development kitchen is the perfect place for new Chocolatiers or for those who have outgrown their home facilities but are not yet ready to take on the cost of their own permanent space. Perhaps you have a new product you want to develop? or your just not sure which of the chocolate machines or equipment will be most suitable for your project. We have a large range of machinery and equipment together with knowledgeable staff at your disposal.

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Stone Melangers / stone grinders for Chocolate, Nut butters and other food processing. Batch size between 1 kg and 30 kg with or without speed controller. Granite wheels and base make our Melangers a robust, quality addition to your creative culinary process.

Chocolate tempering machines can be used for home or work. Our machines are easy-to-use and space-saving. Our chocolate machines can be pre-programmed to produce perfectly tempered plain, milk, white or ruby chocolate every time.

High quality chocolate ingredients to help you to create chocolates and confections that will entice your customers to return time after time. Choose from an extensive collection of over 2,000 ingredients! – you are sure to find ingredients and inspiring ideas to suit your requirements.

Woody Decorators

Providing automatic decorating equipment to the confectionery industry for over 60 years.  As a staple in modern production, the Woody Stringer has the ability to produce zigzag, curved and looped design patterns to bakery and confectionery items in a fully automated system.

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