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Vermont holiday giveaway

One Sweet Holiday Giveaway

December 1st. The ceremonial turning of the calendar and the reality starts to set in.  Christmas will be here before you know it. Signs of the upcoming holiday start to appear as the first snow starts to fall, twinkling holiday lights decorate the houses, the joyous sound of carols can be heard far and wide, […]

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13 unique ideas for Mother's Day

How to Surprise Mom on Mother’s Day: 13 Unique Ideas

May is in full bloom which means Mother’s Day is right around the corner.  It’s time to celebrate that extra-special lady in your life — whether it’s your mom, grandma, step-mom, mother-in-law, or the mother of your children.  These are the incredible women that have brought you (or a loved one) into this world, taught […]

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Lake Champlain Chocolates wins three sofi Awards!

2017 sofi™ Award winner!

We are proud to announce that we won three sofi™ Awards this year!  For over 30 years, Lake Champlain Chocolates has been in pursuit of extraordinary chocolate moments.  These moments come from crafting irresistibly delicious chocolates that make you pause, close your eyes, and savor each bite to the fullest. This year, our pursuit of the […]

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Easter family fun with coconut Easter egg nests.

Make Edible Coconut Egg Nests – A Fun & Easy Easter Activity for Kids!

April is here and it means one thing:  Easter is coming!  Time to fill those Easter baskets with gourmet chocolate bunnies and organic chocolate carrots!  It’s always fun to build excitement for the upcoming holiday with a project the entire family can enjoy.  Pinterest is filled with all sorts of fun ideas, like art with […]

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Funda lachua cacao farmer in Guatemala

The Chocolate Case: Transparency in the Chocolate Industry

This past weekend, Lake Champlain Chocolates had the honor of sponsoring the Vermont International Film Festival – Global Roots Festival. Originating in 1985, the Vermont International Film Festival (VTIFF) is the world’s oldest environmental and human rights film festival. As a proud member of the community, we love having the ability to give back and sponsor local events. We were […]

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Holiday traditions with hot cocoa by the tree

Holiday Traditions at Lake Champlain Chocolates

The holiday season is fast upon us. And, like every year, it brings with it a flurry of things needing to be done, from the calendar filled with school concerts and parties to the list of year-end to dos and last minute shopping.  This all-encompassing hustle and bustle of December activities often makes us lose sight of what […]

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Totes made from cocoa bean sacks

Let’s Talk Chocolate with CB Sacks

Did you know that our raw cacao beans arrive from around the world in 150lb. burlap sacks? Each sack is beautifully marked to designate the cacao growing region, farm or farmer cooperative, harvest lot number, and more. Today, our popular Let’s Talk Chocolate series continues with a look at CB Sacks, a local Vermont company […]

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How to make a gift basket

How to make your own gift basket

We’ve all faced the gifting dilemma before. You’ve been invited to the extended family holiday party a need gifts for your Uncle Rich and his entire family that you haven’t seen in 5 years.  So, what should you do?  The answer is simple.  A well-crafted, homemade gift basket not only makes the perfect present for a group of […]

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tips and techniques for tying the perfect gift bow

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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Tips for hosting the perfect Thanksgiving

Helpful Tips For Successfully Hosting Your First Thanksgiving

Congratulations!  You’ve been selected to host this year’s Thanksgiving dinner for the entire family!  So, now what?  Navigating the planning and execution of one of the most important family gatherings of the year can seem daunting.  Grab a glass of wine and take a deep breath to relax.  We’ve compiled a handy list of tips, […]

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