At 90, Godiva Proudly Looks Back as It Charts a Path Forward

The Belgian chocolatier has a lauded history but needs to court younger buyers

BRUSSELS, Belgium—A month before attending to much more tragic business here in the Belgian capital, Didier Reynders arrived as a guest of honor at a luxurious and playful 90th birthday party that Godiva, the renowned Brussels chocolatier, was throwing for itself at the city's beautiful art deco Albert Hall.