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Posts by Meghan Fitzpatrick

Come see it made! It’s Scrumdidilyumptious!

When someone mentions a chocolate factory, Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory is one of the first things that probably comes to your mind. I’ll admit our chocolate factory does not make giant edible mushrooms, lick-able wallpaper or an ever-lasting gobstopper.  We have no chocolate lake, nor do we have a Wonkavision that transports chocolate straight into […]

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Catalog Sneak Peek

It is a happy day at Lake Champlain Chocolates when we send out our new year round catalog.   As we talked about last year, it takes a lot of work to put together a catalog and we couldn’t do it without some great partners.  We’re lucky to be here in Vermont where we have so […]

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Meet rocker Grace Potter at Whole Foods!

It’s been an exciting month here at Lake Champlain Chocolates- and the holidays haven’t even started yet! The new website, Halloween chocolates, and sci-fi chocolate sculptures are just a few of the happenings around here. Well, here is some more news; the Grace Under Fire bar is now more widely available in stores across the […]

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Creating Art out of Chocolate

Instead of writing about how in the world chocolate sculptress Emily Jones does her magic- I thought why not let her do the talking herself?  Click on the image below to hear Emily talk about the challenges of creating art out of chocolate, where she gets her inspiration and why she finds it so much […]

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Goodbye Summer Shipping, Hello Autumn!

In Vermont, where summer is so short, there are not many reasons to celebrate when it’s over (at least for me).  But even I can think of a few things:  freshly picked apples & cider donuts, fall foliage, the upcoming ski season and the end of summer shipping. That’s right folks; you can now ship […]

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A new website is in town.

We’ve come a long way. Our new website is live and we’re pretty excited.  After months and months of hard work, last Thursday we launched a new www.LakeChamplainChocolates.com.  We’ve made lots of improvements: bigger pictures making our chocolate even more irresistible; easier shopping cart check out; streamlined the navigation; a new interactive “find a retail […]

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Lake Champlain Chocolates gives update on effects from Irene.

Sadly, significant damage was done to much of our beautiful state of Vermont by tropical storm Irene.   Our thoughts are with our friends and neighbors in the central and southern parts of the state as they start to recover from the devastation. Fortunately for us here in Burlington and at the offices of Lake Champlain […]

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Savory Cheese and Sweet Chocolate: A Perfect Match.

July must be pairing month here at LCC.  We just attended the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival on beautiful Shelburne Farms this past Sunday.  You might wonder what a chocolate company is doing at a cheese festival, but just like the microbreweries who attended the Brewer’s Festival the weekend before, cheesemakers and chocolate-makers also make a pretty […]

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Chocolate and Beer Pairings: 2011 VT Brewer’s Festival

Around early July, people at LCC start getting excited about the VT Brewer’s Festival. There is some sort of synergy between microbreweries and LCC: the attention to craft, the ingredients, the process.  There really are quite a few similarities.  And so, the opportunity to work with these amazing brewers right here in our backyard gets […]

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Beer & Chocolate Pairings

Here are a couple of the pairings Eric Lampman will review with WCAX‘s Gina Bullard tonight on the :30.  These are just suggestions that we’ve discovered in the past working with local brewers.  The beauty of pairing chocolate and beer is that there are no rules!  Have fun and see what new taste combinations you […]

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