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Posts by Eric Lampman

2015 VT Brewer’s Festival Beer & Chocolate Pairing

Summer is upon us when the Vermont Brewer’s Festival arrives at the Burlington Waterfront Park every July. For us chocolate folks, it is also the time of year that we sit down with local brewers and friends to collaborate for the annual Education Tent Beer & Chocolate Pairing. This year’s event showcased two breweries from the Burlington […]

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Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker in Guatemala

Local Values / Global Perspectives: For the past 32 years, Lake Champlain Chocolates has cultivated partnerships with many local agriculture producers in Vermont that supply the company with fantastic heavy cream, butter, maple syrup, apples, and honey. In May 2012, I traveled to Guatemala to meet cacao farmers from three villages in the department of […]

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5:01 Research

Session 501 began on a Friday afternoon in July as a familiar group shuffled together to sample delicious suds made by our friends at various Vermont breweries. Many of you could probably say the same week in and week out, but this gathering’s unlikely setting (the Lake Champlain Chocolates’ kitchen) has an auspicious sidekick – […]

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Happy Birthday Lake Champlain!

This year marks the 400th anniversary of French explorer Samuel de Champlain's daring expedition to our region and to the Lake that now bears his name (and from which we get our name here at LCC!).  Known as the "Father of New France", Champlain was the first European to ever set foot in Vermont.  And […]

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