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Whittaker’s Chocolates – Part 3

Whittaker’s Chocolates – Part 3

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Here are some more questions you might like to ask Whittaker’s.

Where do the other ingredients come from?
Whittaker’s source additional ingredients from the following countries.

Australia
Peanut Butter
Sugar
Macadamia nuts

  • Ghana
    Cocoa Beans
  • Madagascar
    Cocoa Beans
  • Malaysia
    Sugar
  • New Zealand
    Milk powder
    Orange peel
    Hokey Pokey
  • Philippines
    Coconut
  • South Africa
    Peanuts
  • Turkey
    Hazelnuts
  • UK
    Biscuit Pieces
  • USA
    Almonds
    Raisins
  • Vietnam
    Cashews

How many products are there in the Whittaker’s product range?
Right now, there are over 70 products in the Whittaker’s rangeWhittaker mini slabs

How does Whittaker’s approach environmental issues?
At Whittaker’s they are conscious of environmental issues and they will  always endeavour to have policies that do not harm the environment.  Also, none of their products are made from ingredients that have been genetically modified.

Do any Whittaker’s products contain Palm Oil?
No, they do not use palm oil in any of their products.

Are Whittaker’s products gluten free?
All Whittaker’s products are gluten free
except for
Whittakers cornflake mini slabsKiwifruit Block
Berry & Biscuit (Block and Mini slab)
Cornflake Mini Slabs
Toffee milks

Their Hokey Pokey Block and Mini Slabs contain glucose derived from wheat but the finished product has no detectable levels of gluten

Is Whittaker’s Kosher?
Whittaker’s Dark Chocolate is Kosher pareve
Milk Chocolate is Kosher Dairy chalaw stam

Products that are not currently Kosher Certified
Hokey PokeyBerry and Biscuit Slab
Berry & Biscuit
White Raspberry

Are Whittaker’s Halal Accredited?
Whittaker’s have been granted Halal Accreditation by FIANZ for all of their chocolate products excluding Rum and Raisin block

Can I purchase Whittaker’s products online?
At this time they do not offer Whittaker’s products for purchase on this website.

Where do the Fair Trade ingredients in 33% Creamy milk block come from?
Ghana on the globeThe Fair Trade cocoa beans and butter come from the largest cooperative in Ghana called Kuapa Kokoo.  Fair Trade sugar comes from a cooperative in Costa Rica called
CoopeAgr R.L.

Where is Whittaker’s Chocolate exported to?
They mainly export their products to Australia, but they also export to Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Hong Kong, China, India Republic, Korea and Taiwan.  In addition, some of their products are available in New Zealand Shops in the UK.

When you are producing Chocolate in your factory, what are the main rules and regulations you take into account?
Their factory operates according to regulations established in the joint Australia /New Zealand Food Standards Code, the Health and Safety in Employment Act and the Fair Trading Act.

Do you offer tours of the Whittaker’s Factory?Whittakers chocolate factory in Porirua
Because of their relatively small size and very tight factory regulations, they are unable to conduct tours.

Do Whittaker’s sell fundraising packs?
Unfortunately they do not currently have a specific product designed for fundraising.  They do get many requests for this and they are working on a fundraising offer for the future.

Can I return Whittaker’s items after purchase?
Absolutely.  if you are dissatisfied with any product for any reason, you can return it to the following address for a replacement product. Or call the phone number listed below.
whittaker squaresWhittaker’s
24 Mohuia Crescent
Elsdon
Porirua

Can I distribute Whittaker’s products?
if you are a creditable distributor and meet Whittaker’s credit requirements, you can distribute Whittaker’s products.   Call the phone number listed below.

How can I find out about job opportunities at Whittaker’s?
L
ike any company they do have job vacancies from time to time. Call the phone number listed below.

What do I do if I have a comment, question or concern about a Whittaker’s product?
For more information
Call them on  080011 9968
Website
Facebook
Twitter 

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