Baronie-De Heer Chocolade

Abandoned: 2001

Demolished: 2007

Visited: 2007

Alphen aan de Rijn, The Netherlands

The Baronie brand has a rich tradition in chocolat products. The factory is founded in Schiedam in 1920 by BArents, ROth en NIEwenhuis. In 1896 De Heer chocolate started a chocolat factory in Rotterdam, Baronie bought this factory in 1982 creating ‘Baronie-De Heer Chocolade’. Both brands are still on the market today.


Baronie-De Heer has introduced many different chocolate products on the Dutch market. The most famous products are the Easter eggs and the Cherry Liqour pralines. Nowadays a number of more luxurious chocolate products are sold under the Baronie brand. The factory in Alphen aan de Rijn was closed in 2001. The place got abandoned and for several years nothing happened here. In 2005 there is a big fire inside the building and a part got demolished. In 2007 the grounds are bought by Zeeman textiles.

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