Raleigh’s Videri Chocolate Factory hosting 5-year anniversary celebration on Sunday

Raleigh’s Videri Chocolate Factory is celebrating its five-year anniversary with a celebration on Sunday.

Sam Ratto, who owns the award-winning bean-to-bar chocolate company with his wife, Starr, started the company in 2012 and they now have 27 employees. They are celebrating this milestone with fun events for the public from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at their factory at 327 W. Davie St. in downtown Raleigh.

There will be free hot chocolate, Videri tattoos, a one-time “buy five bars, get one free” offer and a variety of chocolate samples. For the children, there will be coloring and art activities with “chocolate” (brown) paint. They also will be be raffling off custom-designed, special edition fifth-anniversary posters made of chocolate.

For purchases of more than $50, Ratto will personalize and sign a special edition poster to take home.

Details on the event:

Andrea Weigl: 919-829-4848, @andreaweigl