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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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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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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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Outrageous Chocolate Sculpture!

Saturday at 8pm is the big night. Outrageous Chocolate will air on the Food Network and LCC and Chocolate Sculptress Emily McCracken will be featured in the show! We couldn’t be more excited. National TV is a big deal! We’ve been anticipating this night for months now and we are more than ready. Bring it […]

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My Chocolate Sculpture is on the Food Network!

I never dreamed when I went to art school that I would end up being featured on Food Network making chocolate sculptures. Who knew chocolate could be an artist’s medium? Starving Artist turns to Chocolate I went to Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, Massachusetts to major in illustration. Clay had always been my passion […]

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Hot Chocolate and Cookies

Making Hot Chocolate Do you know how to make hot chocolate?  That might sound like a silly question.  Opening a packet and pouring in some hot water is not “making hot chocolate.”  We don’t know exactly what that little packet makes,but we know it’s certainly not hot chocolate.   So what IS hot chocolate?  Rich.  Warm. […]

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Summer is not over- yet!

For some, the middle August means summer is winding down:  school is starting soon and some yellow leaves may have been spotted.  But for us at LCC we are just getting going! With the Art Hop, Grand Point North Festival and Eat by Northeast all coming up in September there is still a lot to […]

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Four Chocolate & Beer Pairings to Try this Summer

Gary Coffey and Eric Lampman, our official beer and chocolate experts, once again entertained and wowed the crowd at this year’s Vermont Brewer’s Festival.   We have kind of a thing for craft beer here in Vermont so the idea of pairing chocolate with beer gets us pretty excited.   And luckily there are breweries popping up all […]

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Taste the Soul of Latin American Jazz

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for- this year’s Burlington Discover Jazz Bar,¡Cocoa Con Brío!, is now for sale! Meaning literally, ‘chocolate with spirit,’ ¡Cocoa Con Brío!, is inspired by Latin American jazz and takes a cue from the traditional dish, molé.  Beginning with a note of tropical lime, each taste reveals a blend […]

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