Chocolates Garoto S.A. is a Brazilian chocolate manufacturer founded in 1929 by German immigrant Heinrich Meyerfreund. First Garoto started as a small producer of chocolates, today, it is one of Brazil's largest manufacturers of chocolate. It exports its chocolate to various countries around the world, including the United States. Currently, Garoto's chocolate candy bars are distributed by a variety of distributors. According to the official website it was acquired in 2002 by Nestlé of Switzerland but continues operating separately.