Our Story

  • 2000
    Lunettes et Chocolat
    Maribel Lieberman opens Lunette et Chocolat in Nolita, New York, with a unique concept of eyeglasses and chocolates.
  • 2001
    MarieBelle Soho
    Maribel Lieberman opens MarieBelle New York's flagship store, MarieBelle New York in Soho.
  • 2001
    Cacao Bar
    MarieBelle Soho opens the Cacao Bar inside our Soho store in New York. The 15-seat café offers a sweet respite for patrons to sit and enjoy coffee, chocolate and baked goods from our signature cakes to macaroons, cookies, and other confections.
  • 2002
    Aztec Hot Chocolate on Oprah
    MarieBelle New York's Aztec Hot Chocolate is featured as one of "Oprah's Favorite Things". Our hot chocolate still enjoys a healthy shelf-life as one of "Oprah's Past Favorites" on Oprah.com.
  • 2004
    MarieBelle New York Factory Opened
    MarieBelle New York opens its exclusive factory in Brooklyn, New York where all our products are handmade.
  • 2012
    MarieBelle Kyoto
    MarieBelle opens a store in Kyoto, Japan to great popularity.
  • 2013
    Cacao Market Kyoto
    Following the success of MarieBelle in Japan, Cacao Market by MarieBelle opens in Kyoto, Japan. This store offers chocolate lovers a more rustic and artisanal approach to chocolate.
  • 2015
    Cacao Market Brooklyn
    Rustic chocolate lovers rejoice with the opening of a new Cacao Market store in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
  • 2016
    Cacao Market in Tokyo
    Following the success of Cacao Market in Kyoto, Cacao Market by MarieBelle opens in Tokyo, Japan. This store offers chocolate lovers a more rustic and artisanal approach to chocolate.
  • 2016
    Cacao Market in Ishigaki Island
    Following the success of Cacao Market in Kyoto, Cacao Market by MarieBelle opens in Ishigaki Island, Japan. This store offers chocolate lovers a more rustic and artisanal approach to chocolate.
  • 2016
    MarieBelle New York in Dubai
    MarieBelle New York opens a store in Dubai, United Arab Emirates to great popularity.