Leonidas (chocolate maker)

Leonidas is a chocolate manufacturer with headquarters in Brussels. The company is a leading industrial manufacturer of chocolates and was founded in 1910 by the Greek Leonidas Kestekides in Anderlecht.


Leonidas primarily manufactures chocolates in the medium price segment, but also chocolate, confectionery articles, ice cream and ice confectionery.


Leonidas operates more than 1,400 chocolates, chocolate and confectionery stores worldwide. Even in supermarkets or delis products are sold. The stores will be operated with the franchise concept.