Chocolate Wrap Blog

What do Chocolates and Election Day Have in Common?

When you think “Election Day,” the first thing that your mind jumps to is probably not chocolate. But here are three ways in which Lake Champlain Chocolates has something in common with Election Day: 1. Feeling patriotic while you choose your leaders for the next four years? Lake Champlain Chocolates is an American company that […]

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The Health Benefits of Chocolate

If you’ve ever looked for an excuse to eat more delicious dark chocolate, I’m sure you know about some of the health benefits that come along with its consumption. For one thing, a recent study found a correlation between countries with higher chocolate consumption and countries with a higher number of Nobel Prize winners. Does […]

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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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Limited Time: $5 Shipping

What’s better than receiving chocolate in the mail? Receiving chocolate in the mail for less shipping! Starting now, and running until November 1, we’re offering a special promotion: $5 flat rate on all ground shipments. As the leaves begin to fall here in Vermont, we have already started turning our minds towards the holidays (it’s […]

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What Makes Our Hot Chocolate Special? An Interview with Logan

The weather here in Vermont is getting cool (it even snowed a little last week!), and while I still sometimes crave our delicious home-made ice cream, it is most definitely hot chocolate season. To get the DL on the best hot chocolate in town, I consulted our Pine Street Store’s Café Master: Logan Bouchard. LCC: […]

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Echo AfterDark: The Worlds of Wine and Chocolate Collide

What do wine and chocolate have in common? Aside from the fact that they can pair very well together, quite a lot! Last Thursday evening, the Echo Center hosted a wine tasting event, featuring wines from several terroirs in France and Italy. The wines were delicious, but what made the event extra interesting was the […]

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Chocolate Made From Scratch

  Crankenstein.  Refiner. Winnower.  Sour. Spicy. Earthy.  Fruity.  What do these things have to do with chocolate? We are thrilled to present a rare opportunity to see chocolate being made from bean to chocolate bar.   Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker, a fresh approach to making chocolate at LCC, will have table top equipment (like a crankenstein) […]

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What is a Truffle?

There are many different things that we can do with chocolate to create different chocolate candies. Sometimes, we add homemade caramel to the middle, as in our honey caramels, our caramel five star bar, and of course, in the ever popular sea salt caramels. Sometimes, we cover nuts with chocolate. Other times it’s orange peels. […]

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How to Pair Chocolate

We love the chocolate pairing craze going around right now, and we have embraced chocolate pairing wholeheartedly. However, a recent Italian study concluded that chocolate paired well with drinks depending on its cocoa content percentage. We’re glad that there are scientific studies being conducted on the tastes of chocolate, and we do love a good […]

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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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