- FINE BRAZILIAN CHOCOLATE -
QUALITY CACAO FROM AROUND THE GLOBE
What's a Brigadeiro ?
Brigadeiro(Bree-gah-day-ro) is a Brazilian delicacy that started to be famous in the 1940s. Eduardo Gomes was aBrigadier from the Brazilian Air Force who became a politician and candidate for president. His campaign slogan was “Vote for the Brigadier who is good-looking and single.” Women began selling tiny chocolate sweets as a fundraiser for his campaign. The little chocolate treat that was born at his campaign events became known as 'Brigadeiros'. Eduardo Gomes lost his campaign for president but he left a legacy of one of the best sweets in Brazilian culture!