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About Bragadeiros

More than Just a Chocolate

Founded in 2019, Bragadeiros is the first store in Ireland specialising in artisanal brigadeiro. All brigadeiros are fresh and made with pure chocolates. 


Bragadeiros is a company based in Dublin, that makes Brazil’s most beloved and traditional sweet - Brigadeiro, the traditional one is made with condensed milk, pure cocoa and butter, the Brigadeiro has a truffle shape size with a unique consistency. Bragadeiros uses high quality, natural ingredients and zero preservatives and has more than 40 special flavours on the menu.


Bragadeiros was created with the aim of offering a special and elegant experience from branding and packaging to the singularity of Brazilian’s favourite treat. The company operates online via www.bragadeiros.com and cater privity events and corporate orders.

Bragadeiros & Brigadeiros

What's Brigadeiro (Bree-gah-day-ro)?

 

Brigadeiros is a traditional treat in Brazil. It is made with condensed milk, butter, chocolate, and sprinkles. But at our store, you will find a mix of different flavours of this treat, all of them 100% handmade with the finest ingredients used on confectionery and Belgian Chocolate Callebaut.

Brigadeiros can be part of the dessert menu at social gatherings such as birthdays, weddings, corporate events, or holiday parties. They are also perfect to be given as a gift to someone you care about on special occasions. 

Jana Braga is the owner and operator of Bragadeiros and has put her own spin on brigadeiros bites by taking her family recipes and Brazilians flavours to create a natural burst of unique flavours, all made by hand just for her customers.

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History of Brigadeiro

In 1939 - 1945 after World War II, Brazil was in campaign time for the election of a new president.

 

The candidate Eduardo Gomes, whose military rank was Brigadier (brigadeiro), had enormous success among women, which was evidenced by his slogan of the campaign that was "Vote for the Brigadier who is handsome and single!"

Therefore, his most devoted voters decided to try to promote his campaign by organizing parties to raise funds and to give even more visibility to their candidate. Contrary to selling the usual electoral merchandising, they decided to make a candy to be sold in these meetings.

It was created what was then known as "the candy of the Brigadeiro" and was sold during the campaign, trying to achieve votes through the palate of the electorate. The candy was a success, but the candidate turned out not to be elected.

Vote no Brigadeio

Bragadeiros is the first boutique specialised in the production of brigadeiro and other popular Brazilian desserts in Dublin, Ireland.  Jana Braga combined the word “brigadeiro” with her last name "Braga" to create the brand BRAGADEIROS that exists to provide a new experience to all customers.

 

Our mission

To make the best gourmet brigadeiro in Ireland. 

Our vision

To be the leader in gourmet brigadeiro production, being always the pioneer in this field.