It was founded in August 2017 by Kathy D'Agostino and makes fine chocolate bars, truffles and other products with Latin American chocolate. The business was originally located at 1927 2nd Avenue North.
In June 2019 Chocolatá's Zen series "Dreamer" bar, made with Ecuadoran white chocolate, lavender, rose petals, cardamom and Relyf cannabidiol (CBD) oil, was awarded the top prize for "Best Edible Product" at the World CBD Awards in Barcelona, Spain. lavender + rose petals + cardamom
- Sayers, Julia (December 2017) "Meet the woman behind downtown Birmingham's most heavenly chocolates." Birmingham magazine
- Van der Bijl, Hanno (February 9, 2018) "Birmingham chocolatier Kathy D'Agostino talks shop, reflects on small business." Birmingham Business Journal
- Cook, Sarah (February 22, 2018) "From Bean to Bar: Birmingham Taps Into the Craft Chocolate Movement." StyleBlueprint
- Bagwell, Dan (August 16, 2019) "Birmingham chocolatier brings home international CBD award." Birmingham Business Journal
- Chocolatá website