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Joseph Schmidt Confections was a San Francisco-based chocolatier, which created gourmet confections with imported Belgian chocolate. The line of confections included truffles of various sizes, slicks, and mosaics. Joseph Schmidt confections ceased operations in 2009.


94 reviews of Joseph Schmidt Confections - CLOSED "People will be pining the loss of Schmidt chocolates for years to come. I won't forget this, Hershey's Evil Empire."


Mar 25, 2009 ... Joseph Schmidt's chocolate factory, a sprawling 100,000 square feet facility, will go silent when it stops producing its signature egg-shaped truffles and sculpted Easter chocolates on April 3. Already, there is a hush over the headquarters at 16th and Folsom. Inside the administrative offices on a recent ...


Feb 13, 2011 ... And in fact Schmidt has worked in chocolate for some 30 years. He gave me a box and a bag filled with his confections, and I was touched. Why does chocolate mean so much to women? joseph-schmidt.jpg “I don't know,” Schmidt told me, “ but it makes them happy. And the smart man will keep the woman ...


Joseph Schmidt Confections was a San Francisco-based chocolatier, which created gourmet confections with imported Belgian chocolate.


Apr 12, 2009 ... Easter is the last big chocolate holiday for the sugary domed wonders that became a San Francisco tradition after confectioner Joseph Schmidt opened his shop in 1983. The Hershey Co., which bought Joseph Schmidt Confections in 2005, is discontinuing the brand and closing its two Bay Area stores - in ...


Joseph Schmidt Confections, San Francisco: See 3 reviews, articles, and photos of Joseph Schmidt Confections, ranked No.175 on TripAdvisor among 307 attractions in San Francisco.


Dec 23, 2009 ... The Hershey Company bought Joseph Schmidt's chocolate shop in 2005 as part of a move into the gourmet confections business. The initial impression was that the corporation mismanaged what was supposed to be a jewel in its cocoa crown to the point of financial loss, and then bean counters came in ...


Dec 25, 2009 ... This week's Barbary Coast column is about the demise of the beloved San Francisco chocolate company Joseph Schmidt Confections. The producer of gourmet bonbons was bought by Hershey, which struggled to make the brand a national success and ultimately shuttered the operation this year, costing ...