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How to Tie the Perfect Bow with Ribbon

It’s that time of year again – to make your list and check it twice.  Then you are off for the holiday shopping extravaganza.  There is a certain sense of satisfaction that comes from finding just the right piece of jewelry, toy, or chocolate gift.  But, buying the gifts is only half the battle.  Now […]

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Celebrate Fair Trade Month!

In honor of Fair Trade Month, we thought we would share what we do throughout the year to promote fair trade practices here at our office in Burlington and further afield.  As you may know, Lake Champlain Chocolates is a Fair for Life Social & Fair Trade Certified Company and as such, we have a […]

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The best chocolates to take with you on the mountain

The weather reports for our Vermont ski resorts are bringing in nothing but good news: Killington had 18 inches of fresh powder as of Thursday morning, and Stowe and Sugarbush both report a good foot so far, with more to come. But hitting the slopes (and the pow) can be tiring, and when you are […]

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How Big, Really, is Our Giant Easter Bunny?

Easter is coming up quickly, and nothing celebrates Easter better than our giant Easter Bunny, affectionately called Mr. Goodtime Bunny, who is made with over three pounds of chocolate. In fact, when the chocolate is poured into the molds to make him, the molds have to be left for several hours before he dries. But, […]

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Almond Butter Crunch: How It’s Made

Lake Champlain Chocolates began by creating truffles by hand out of the back of a restaurant. Now, thirty years later, we still craft many of our confections by hand. One of these chocolate candies is our Almond Butter Crunch, an English-style crunchy toffee filled with almond pieces, and covered in milk chocolate. Here is how […]

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Valentine’s Chocolates: What to get for a FRIEND?

There are all sorts of love, from the romantic kind to the familial type, and you should celebrate every kind of love on Valentine’s Day. So why not make sure you get something for your best friend? If you’re thinking that it can be a little odd to send a friend a red heart-shaped box […]

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Chocolate and Wine Pairing with Shelburne Vineyard Wine

Our Director of Marketing, Cathy Wisloski, was on WCAX last night, talking about pairing our chocolate with local wine from Shelburne Vineyard. Watch the clip below for some great pairing notes, and read more about the pairings she mentions: 1. Lake View White with our Crème Fraîche Truffle: This wine has a light crisp flavor […]

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Valentine’s Chocolates: What to get for the KIDS?

Valentine’s Day is a time to show how much you care for those around you, and that includes all of the members of your family, even the little ones. Fortunately, we have the perfect gift for the children in your life. We have put together a fun little child-friendly box of chocolates. With six chocolate […]

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Free Chocolate at Stowe!

Thanks to our beautiful store in Waterbury, just down Route 100 from Stowe, we are the official chocolates of Stowe Mountain Resort. This weekend was a big one for the resort, as they were part of Stowe’s Winter Carnival, and on Saturday they hosted their annual Ice Sculpture Competition. With only a few hours to […]

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Valentine’s Chocolates: What to get for HIM?

Might it be fair to say that traditionally it has been men who buy chocolate for women? Let’s think about that – does it have to be so? Are we implying that chocolate is inherently feminine? Now let’s change those stereotypes and start to think about what types of gifts us ladies can get for […]

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