As a female entrepreneur, Codinha Chocolate Founder Tina Codinha has been recognized as an Emerging Leader:Chocolatier through the California Legislature and featured in local publication Shoutout LA for her impact in the chocolate industry. Her pursuit of chocolate happiness continues to impact and inspire aspiring chocolatiers as she continues to break ground on multiple platforms with the resounding message: "You are worthy of the life you dream. You just need to have the courage to pursue it."

Together with her husband, Bruno, Codinha Chocolate has quickly become  recognized as a top chocolatier by both chocolate lovers and professionals. 


The LA Chocolate Salon | GOLD: Top Artisan Chocolatier, GOLD: New Product Award

LA Chocolate Salon, Codinha Chocolate, Top Artisan Chocolatier gold


Voyage LA:

The Chocolate Professor:

International Chocolate Awards 2022

  • Gold in Best Chocolate Bar: OMG Bar
  • Gold in Best Vegan Chocolate: Vegan Fruit and Nut Bar
  • Silver in Best Chocolate Bar: Tiger Bar
  • Silver in Best White Chocolate: Yuzu Pineapple Cardamom

International Chocolate Salon 2022 Awards San Francisco: Silver, Bronze, and Honorable Mention in several categories

International Chocolate Awards Silver and Bronze San Francisco 2022

San Francisco Chronicle Article:

San Francisco Chronicle Article of Codinha Chocolate at International Chocolate Salon 2022

International Chocolate Salon san Francisco

Codinha Chocolate at International Chocolate Salon San Francisco Chronicle


ShoutOut LA Article:

TOP Awards | Emerging Leader Award: Chocolatier

Tomric Interview with Tina and Bruno:

Meet the 818 Interview with Tina: