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Breakfast of Chocolate Champions

  Admit it.  You’ve had chocolate for breakfast.  No self-respecting chocolate lover can really say otherwise.  It’s not something one tends to announce or have out in the open- more of a sneak here and there with your cup of coffee.  I’m not talking about chocolate hidden in a muffin or pancakes; I’m talking straight […]

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The Secret is in the Syrup!

By now maybe you’ve heard of our Local Secret events- we highlight a local partner of ours who provides us with key ingredients to make our chocolates so delicious.  So far we’ve featured butter from Vermont Butter & Cheese and Vermont honey with a presentation from Bill Mares of the Vermont Beekeepers Association.  What could […]

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Ben & Jerry’s Winter Festival

Here in Vermont, during these last days of winter, we really need festivals to keep us going.  And so this weekend, on Saturday March 6th, our friends at Ben & Jerry’s are hosting their 8th Annual Winter Festival.  There will be games, live music, ice cream samples, snow sculptures (hopefully!), sugar on snow (that’s maple […]

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Spare Chocolate for Lent

Giving up something for Lent is primarily a Catholic activity but everyone can benefit from a little self-restraint/self-improvement now and then.  Anyone make a New Year’s resolution that has since fell by the wayside?  Well, here’s an opportunity to renew! I think chocolate may top the list as something people give up for Lent.  I’ve […]

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Who Dat in Vermont?

Once a year despite the cold and the snow (yes, we are finally getting snow up here!), a piece of New Orleans shows up to make life a bit warmer for one afternoon in downtown Burlington.  For the 15th year, Burlington, Vermont is home to the largest Mardi Gras parade in New England, sponsored by […]

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Valentine’s at the Vineyard

What could be better than “Valentine’s at the Vineyard”.  The first vision that comes to mind probably is of a lovely afternoon in the Napa Valley in California.  Or maybe a day on Martha’s Vineyard.   But no,this was Valentine at the Vineyard in Vermont!   And what a lovely afternoon it was.   Cold and blustery outside […]

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It’s Show Time!

It’s time to get down to business.  Really.  This is it. You only have a few more days to pull it together.  Anyone floundering? It’s hard to know what to give to send the right message.  Not too much, not too little, not too cliché.  It can be tough out there.   We can help. Lake […]

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A Sweet – and Meaningful- Valentine’s Day

Lake Champlain Chocolates is honored to take part in a Valentine’s Chocolate and Wine Tasting event at Hudson Terrace in New York City on February 11th. The event will celebrate the launch of the Global Giving Circle’s Global Cocoa Project where you can indulge yourself by sampling incredible and interesting wine-infused chocolates, Coconut Almond raw […]

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An Association of Chocolate Fanatics like Us!

Recently we joined the Fine Chocolate Industry Association (FCIA), the professional non-profit organization supporting the development and innovation of the fine chocolate industry and best practices. And the other week, while at the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, we got to attend their semi-annual meeting and meet lots of chocolate fanatics just like us! It […]

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Valentine’s Day $5 Shipping!

The season of love is upon us, and you know what that means…chocolate! Since Valentine’s Day is on a Sunday this year, we have a couple suggestions and one big incentive to make sure Valentine’s Day chocolates are part of the day. You will have no excuses!‘sShall I start with the incentive? Lake Champlain Chocolates is […]

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