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10 Things to do at the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

10 things to do at the Burlington Jazz Festival

The anticipation is building…Like a child awaiting the arrival of Christmas morning; we have been eagerly waiting for June 3 and the launch of the 2016 Burlington Discover Jazz Festival.  For ten amazing days, music fills the air as this incredible festival takes over the streets of Burlington, Vermont.  It is truly an experience not to be missed. […]

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apple cider caramels sofi award finalist

And the sofi Award goes to….

We are ex-cidered to announce that our Apple Cider caramels were just named a 2016 sofi Award Finalist!  For over 40 years, the Specialty Food Association has honored innovators and craftsmen in the specialty food industry with the “Oscars” of the food world – the Specialty Outstanding Food Innovation Awards or sofi Awards. For us, this award has been […]

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My first visit to origin in the Dominican Republic

Having been at LCC for 7 years, I’ve come to appreciate all the work that goes into creating our chocolates.  I see it every day whenever I walk by the window into our factory.  And while there is plenty that happens here in Burlington to make our chocolate bars, there is a long and complicated process […]

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Traveling to Origin

A few weeks ago 4 of us from LCC had the opportunity to travel to the Dominican Republic and visit a small farm who supplies the beans for our Blue Bandana Reserva Zorzal bar and Conacado, a large co-op who supplies our Organic and Fair Trade cocoa beans for LCC.   Each of us brought a different perspective […]

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Organic and Fair Trade Easter Baskets

How to Build the Perfect Kids Easter Basket

Every year is a struggle to create the perfect kids Easter basket.  Sure, there are TONS of different kinds of Easter candy you can find to fill an Easter basket.  But, at my house we try to limit the amount of sugar our kids consume.  (Yes, I know it can be difficult, especially when your mom […]

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A Very Vermont Valentine’s Day

Love (and chocolate) is in the air here at Lake Champlain Chocolates.  With less than 2 weeks until Valentine’s Day everyone has been busy crafting, decorating, packaging and shipping chocolates.  While Valentine’s Day is the same day every year, February 14th, we understand that you may not thinking about Valentine’s Day weeks and weeks ahead […]

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A Chocolate Lover's Gift Guide

Chocolate Lover’s Gift Guide

There are a lot of chocolate lovers in the world and chances are, you probably have one on your gift list.   The options are endless— so aside from getting them their favorite chocolate, here is a gift guide to a few other fun ideas they might appreciate. “Chocolate: The Consuming Passion” Sandra Boynton’s new book […]

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Business Gifts for the Holiday Season

We know how hard it can be to pick the right business gift- there’s nothing worse than spending money on something that falls flat.  Not to worry, we can help!  Our chocolate squares and coins are a versatile gift that are sure to wow on their own or paired with another gift to make it […]

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Thanksgiving Chocolates and Being Thankful!

The week before Thanksgiving is a very busy time here at Lake Champlain Chocolates.  The entire team has been busy crafting our delectable Thanksgiving chocolate turkeys and making sure they are perfectly nestled in their box and ready for their flights to your Thanksgiving table.  With the hustle and bustle of the Thanksgiving, we must […]

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Fall in Vermont

Fall is Vermont’s iconic season.  This fall has been a little different as the weather has felt like summer until just a short week or so ago— people were still swimming in Lake Champlain at the end of September!  While summer is usually too short in Vermont, something felt off about it still being so […]

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