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A Cider Caramel Celebration!

We are hosting a delicious event this coming Saturday celebrating our collaboration with Citizen Cider and Happy Valley Orchard for the new Apple Cider Caramel—and you are invited! Come have a taste of these luscious new caramels, it will remind you of biting into an orchard-fresh apple dipped in slow-cooked caramel and then drenched in […]

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A True Vermont Partnership: Apple Cider Caramels

Last year, craft cider was making a name for itself in Vermont. We picked up a bottle of Citizen Cider Unified Press and after a few sips found ourselves wondering how we could incorporate that delicious apple flavor into our caramels. The answer was to boil down apple pressings from Happy Valley Orchard, where Citizen Cider get their […]

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Give Chocolate Lovers What They Want!

That’s really our whole mission here at Lake Champlain Chocolates: to make chocolate lovers as fanatical about Lake Champlain Chocolates as we are.  Inspired by the tastes and textures our own team members and customers enjoy the most, these new organic chocolate bars will enhance your health with nutritious ingredients and fairly-traded chocolate from the […]

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Good Food Award Finalist!

Imagine our excitement when Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker was among the finalists for the 2013 Good Food Award!  After just a few short months on the market, the Madagascar Wild Pepper Chocolate bar was selected among hundreds of entries- a pretty amazing achievement for Eric Lampman, founder of Blue Bandana. What is Blue Bandana?   Blue […]

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Blue Bandana in the News

This past weekend, at our Pine Street Store, we hosted Choctoberfest. Blue Bandana, a fresh approach to making chocolate at LCC, made a splash giving off tastings of our delicious bars, and it was such a hit that the media even came to play. Here’s what WCAX had to say about our event: Missed it? […]

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A Slice of Chocolate Heaven

Did you hear that? That was the sound of our catalog dropping.  At least that’s the lingo we use around here. What does that mean to you?  It means that the new LCC catalog with the luscious sea salt caramels on the cover should be arriving in your mailbox any day, if it hasn’t already. […]

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Introducing the new Revel Chocolates: An interview with Lauren

Our R&D department here at Lake Champlain Chocolates is constantly working to come up with new delicious treats for the rest of us. (Sometimes, in the office, they even ask us for our opinions… we’re always happy to try new chocolate!) Our latest creation is a series we’re calling the Revel Chocolates. Arriving just in […]

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Autumn Chocolate: the Pumpkin Truffle is Back!

Fall is in the air, we’re reflecting that in our stores. We’ve started seeing the leaves turn in the trees as we drive by them… …but now you can get that feeling in our stores as well. You’ve already heard about our artist’s vision for our fall collection, and we’ve decorated our stores to match: […]

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The Splendor of Vermont

I’m in denial that summer is almost over.  We’ve had an amazing one here in Vermont this year, I’m not sure Lake Champlain has looked more beautiful than it has lately.  Case in point below (taken last night!) We are lucky; however, that fall in Vermont also tips the scales in the beautiful department.  And […]

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A New Chocolate Maker is in town.

We have some exciting news to share at Summervale this week! Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker is coming to life based on the principles of quality, transparency, taste of place, and the craft of making chocolate.  It is a sub-brand evolving at Lake Champlain Chocolates that lets Eric Lampman source, roast, winnow (separates shell from nib), […]

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