Catànies are the most famous chocolates made by Bombons Cudié, an artisan chocolate company in Catalonia. Savour these delicious chocolate almonds on their own or with a cup of your favorite coffee. In 1946, Josep Cudié, a master chocolate maker in the town of Vilafranca del Penedès, his chocolate shop was located in a historic building called ‘Cal Catani’. His almonds were so popular that people began to call them ‘Catànies’. For three generations, Cudié chocolates have been handmade with a unique combination of Marcona almonds and chocolate praline. The recipe for the praline is a well-kept family secret and the recipe has been passed from generation to generation. Bombons Cudié is a family-run company that insists on using only the very best gourmet chocolate and the finest quality ingredients available.