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Marguerite d’Angoulême

daisy-shaped chocolates

Marguerite d’Angoulême

Named after the beautiful, talented sister of King François I (1492-1549), Marguerite (’Daisy’) d’Angoulême, these chocolates were invented in 1876 by Jules Duceau, and come in dark, milk or white chocolate versions.

Portrait of Marguerite of Navarre

Nouvelle Aquitaine

Sweet stuff

Text © Dana Facaros

Images by Duceau, Jean Clouet