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Posts by Meghan Fitzpatrick

Personalized Hearts for Valentine’s Day

You know how hard it can be to find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift that will express just how you feel about someone.  Well, we have the perfection solution to your gift-giving dilemma.  Share the love with extraordinary chocolates from Vermont.  Every year our chocolatiers craft a variety of tantalizing Valentine’s Day chocolate gifts exclusively […]

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My first visit to origin in the Dominican Republic

Having been at LCC for 7 years, I’ve come to appreciate all the work that goes into creating our chocolates.  I see it every day whenever I walk by the window into our factory.  And while there is plenty that happens here in Burlington to make our chocolate bars, there is a long and complicated process […]

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Traveling to Origin

A few weeks ago 4 of us from LCC had the opportunity to travel to the Dominican Republic and visit a small farm who supplies the beans for our Blue Bandana Reserva Zorzal bar and Conacado, a large co-op who supplies our Organic and Fair Trade cocoa beans for LCC.   Each of us brought a different perspective […]

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Response to Lead & Cadmium in our Chocolate

There has been a lot of buzz in the media about high levels of lead and cadmium found in chocolate. Please read below for our response and for further explanation on this issue.  If after reading the below statement you still have concerns, please feel free to call us 800-465-5909 and we would be happy […]

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Easter Chocolate Sculpture Demo

Our chocolate sculptress is at it again!  This time it will be all about chocolate bunnies, eggs, chicks, and flowers to celebrate Easter.  At LCC, a holiday just isn’t complete without a magnificent chocolate sculpture.  And since Easter is one of THE biggest chocolate holidays of the year (everyone needs a chocolate bunny for their Easter […]

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The Best Hot Chocolate Bar

Yes, we are known for our decadent truffles, salted caramels and to-die-for Five Star Bars.  But did you know we also have the best gourmet hot chocolate bar in town? (Or maybe even in the country? Travel + Leisure did call our hot chocolate “America’s BEST.“) If you have been to one of our three […]

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A Chocolate Lover's Gift Guide

Chocolate Lover’s Gift Guide

There are a lot of chocolate lovers in the world and chances are, you probably have one on your gift list.   The options are endless— so aside from getting them their favorite chocolate, here is a gift guide to a few other fun ideas they might appreciate. “Chocolate: The Consuming Passion” Sandra Boynton’s new book […]

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Celebrate Small Business Saturday

We’re celebrating Small Business Saturday with a free hot chocolate tasting!  What could be a better way to kick off the holiday season than tasting four different rich and creamy gourmet hot chocolates?  The holiday season is crazier than ever so stop in at our Factory Store on Pine Street to sip and savor some of the […]

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Apple Cider Caramels are a 2016 Good Food Award Finalist!

We are so excidered (pun intended) to announce that our Apple Cider Caramels are a Good Food Award Finalist.   The caramels were chosen by a panel of the foremost chocolate experts in a blind tasting for their exceptional taste as well as for supporting sustainable agriculture, transparency, responsible relationships and social good. By partnering […]

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Free Hot Chocolate Tasting!

It’s Choctoberfest at Lake Champlain Chocolates and that means we are gearing up for an unforgettable hot chocolate season!  Come to our Factory Store on Pine Street on Saturday October 24 between 11am and 4pm to sample four of our delicious and Fair Trade Certified hot chocolates.  Try what Travel + Leisure magazine calls “America’s BEST hot […]

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