Bahen & Co Chocolate Maker

At Bahen & Co. the chocolate making machinery comes from another time; a time when life was slower and the final produce was only as good as the original raw ingredients. Josh Bahen travelled the world to find it, and to find beans from heirloom cacao trees.


  • Address:
    Margaret River Farmers' Market at Margaret River Education Campus, 272 Bussell Highway
    Margaret River, 6285
  • Phone:
    61417 699 035
  • Type:
    Food/Beverages
  • Produce:
    Misc/Chocolate
  • Features:
    Have visit/buy premises, Have Online Store, At Farmers Market
  • Links:

Bahen & Co. Chocolate is made using only cacao beans stone ground in the circa 1910 Guitard Melangeur grinder, and organic cane sugar. Applying skills garnered in previous careers as winemakers, Josh and Jacqui Bahen are compelled to make chocolate that expresses the individuality of the beans they source from traditional growers in Papua New Guinea, South America and South East Asia. Like the crafting of a fine wine from a single vineyard estate, the provenance of their beans displays distinct characteristics and flavours unique to place.

At the Margaret River Farmers’ Market, Josh and Jacqui Bahen share their passion for cacao, recipes for chocolate and offer tastings. Bahen & Co. brings the art of chocolate making back to a gentle pace and explores the wonders of the world’s favourite bean.


Opening Hours

Market open every Saturday 8am to 12pm


Where To Buy

Margaret River Farmers' Market


Trails passing through Bahen & Co Chocolate Maker Stops

Margaret River Small Batch Producer Trail

The Margaret River Region stretches 100kms from Augusta and Cape Leeuwin in the south, to Yallingup and Cape Naturaliste in the north. Between these two capes with their lighthouses shining safe passage for over a century is stunning coastline, majestic forests and fertile farmlands. Already renowned for its fine wines and perfect waves, the Margaret River Region is now capturing the world’s attention for its food. From handmade chocolate and artisan cheese to super healthy grass-fed beef and heirloom organic fruit and vegetables, the delicious produce from this beautiful region is ripe for discovery. At the centre of this exciting, sustainable food and wine movement is the Margaret River Farmers’ Market, a weekly market where customers can connect with regional producers, knowing that they are supporting local livelihoods and sustainable farming practices. Every producer has their own story – from baker to winemaker, potatoes to permaculture – all have travelled on their own unique journey to become producers of handcrafted food or wine with the taste of the south west in every mouthful, and the wellbeing of land and community at heart.

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