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Our Story​

Güras Cacao’s logo is inspired by the Rhododendron flower, which Samrat first saw on a trek in the Himalayas in Nepal. He caught a glimpse of the beautiful flower amongst some of the most gruelling and freezing terrains of the mountains, over 1,400 meters above sea level, and felt immediately inspired by its resilience and delicate beauty.

This journey and experience is the inspiration behind Güras Cacao, which was born out of desire to create beauty and delicious chocolate with unique and natural ingredients. Each hand-made chocolate’s signature design and expressive burst of colour and flavour inspires your senses.

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Our Products

Our products are made with the highest quality seasonal ingredients. We create sustainable and environmentally mindful chocolate that is made with plant-based ingredients, dairy-free and vegan.

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Our Mission

Güras Cacao’s goal is to create a unique and bold plant-based chocolate and provide you with an unforgettable and peaceful experience that inspires you to believe, “You are enough.”

Our mission is simple. We want to share love and worthiness through our chocolates and take care of the planet while we do. It’s all about giving and sharing joy, positivity and love.

We also aim to spread the message about ‘I am enough’ campaign we ran across Australia to raise awareness about one of the most profound messages there is to be embedded upon our subconsciousness.

Our Chocolate

Welcome to the world of Artisan Vegan Chocolate, Güras Cacao. Where nature and health meet to delight and pleasure the senses.

Güras Cacao is truly a celebration of flavours, textures and design through vegan chocolate. Created by Melburnian Chef and Yogi, Samrat Karki, the special combination of flavour and colour are a product of Samrat’s desire to share joy, love and hope amongst this community.

From a little toddler to mature age, chocolate sparks a light in the heart and ignites pure joy. It was a highly prized possession, once devoured by Kings and Aristocrats and used as a currency, it truly is a valuable fruit of the earth, which almost instantly brings everyone together.

Inspired by Mother Earth and the fragile nature we live in, Güras Cacao offers premium artisan chocolate that is exceptional with every bite.

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About our
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Inspired by life’s moments of beauty, a divine connection with nature, and the experiences of his own spiritual and food journey, Samrat Karki has forged a chocolate brand that is as unique and true to his own experiences in Güras Cacao.

Güras Cacao is more than a chocolate brand, it is a journey for the senses. Samrat’s unique offering is derived from a deep connection with the soul and consciousness that is designed to take you on a journey with each bite of chocolate. Samrat’s dedication to creating bursting flavours that are reminiscent of seasons, childhood memories and evoking happiness is instilled within Güras Cacao’s range of flavours that will surprise and delight you in a significant way.

From world-renown restaurant Chef to practiced Yogi and instructor, Samrat has experienced a unique relationship with food that has transcended to a resume that pays homage to his life’s work and Nepalese upbringing. He has a few notable notches to his career having had worked alongside a range of celebrated Chefs and industry juggernauts, including, John Lawson in Gordon Ramsay’s Maze restaurant, Matthew Butcher of Yugo and Mr & Mrs P in Melbourne, Kyle Doody of Mr Miyagi, Matt Forbes of Cobb Lane Bakery, and Pete Evan’s Little Hunter.

In a world that is constantly evolving and with people becoming more conscious about their contributions to the planet and their bodies, Güras Cacao stands grounded to its mantra to deliver quality plant-based and dairy-free gourmet chocolates that can be enjoyed guilt-free by all! Samrat has developed a range of chocolates in a unique and beautifully curated menu for Güras Cacao, with flavours including caramelised figs, apple pie and espresso martini and Yuzu curd, which are available within the Winter Range exclusive to Güras Cacao.

It is the combination of fearless passion and dedication that Samrat pours into every aspect of his life that is precisely revealed through his range of visually beautiful and delicious plant-based chocolate hand-made for you to share and enjoy!

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