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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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Sweet Tooth: The Art of Dessert Exhibit at the Shelburne Museum September 23, 2017 through February 18, 2018

Sweet Tooth: The Art of Dessert

Chocolate and art are one in the same. Here at Lake Champlain Chocolates, creating extraordinary chocolate has always been akin to creating a great work of art. It requires all the right tools and ingredients, patience, craftsmanship, and a nod towards innovation. That’s why we are more than thrilled to be sponsor Shelburne Museum’s current exhibition, […]

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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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bee well

Bee..Well! LCC’s 7 Easy Steps to Wellness

In honor of National Honey Month, we would like to celebrate all things honey and bees.  Bees have always been an integral part of Lake Champlain Chocolate history.  Not only do we use golden, Vermont honey to craft our delectable Honey Caramels and Caramel Five Star Bars.  But, bees are also the mascot for our Bee…Well corporate wellness program.  Over the past year, […]

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Chocolate wedding favors

Wedding Favors Your Guests Won’t Leave Behind

You can picture it perfectly. Your wedding will be extraordinary–filled with love, dancing, and good times with your closest friends and family. But at the end of your special day, how will you thank your guests for celebrating this new chapter in your life? Too often these tokens of appreciation get left behind or even […]

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Cacao Vodka from SILO Distillery

Let’s Talk Chocolate Vodka with SILO Distillery

There are a plethora of delicious products that can be created from cacao nibs, like bean to bar chocolate, craft beer, cold brew coffee, and much more.  But did you know you can create something amazing from cacao shells?!  Our Let’s Talk Chocolate series continues with a look at an exciting new chocolate vodka from SILO Distillery. […]

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Let’s Talk Chocolate with Zero Gravity Brewery

Just over a year ago, we were excited to be hosting our first “Let’s Talk Chocolate” evening.  It was an unforgettable evening of fun learning.  Dominican Republic cacao farmer, Dr. Charles Kerchner, talked all about how cacao is grown on the Reserva Zorzal and Blue Bandana Chocolate Makers Eric Lampman and Nick Hadsel-Mares discussed how bean […]

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A Very Vermont Wedding

The summer air is filled with love.  Maybe it’s just the season, the constant phone calls for custom chocolate wedding favors, or because we had three members of our LCC family get married last month, but it feels like there have been an added abundance of Vermont weddings this year.  Planning a wedding can be amazing, but […]

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