Chocolate Wrap Blog

Love Jazz, Love Chocolate

The Burlington Discover Jazz Festival is coming up and as someone is quoted as saying “it has the power to wake up our city after a long, cold winter.”  Lake Champlain Chocolates has been a part of the Jazz Fest for years, so long that I’m not sure anyone here can remember a time when […]

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Will Run for Chocolate?

The Vermont City Marathon is coming to town this weekend.  It’s a great community event that LCC has always been happy to support as it brings thousands of people to downtown Burlington over Memorial Day weekend.  But one might wonder, what exactly do chocolate and running have in common?  Being a runner myself who also […]

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How To Store Your Stash

It’s a reoccurring question – especially this time of year.  Our customers will call us up and say “I just received a shipment, help! How do I store my truffles so they stay fresh?” or “It’s 90 degrees here, how to I keep my Five Star Bar supply from melting?” And we say “Good question!” […]

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You’re invited…

Quote from Father of the Bride Howard Weinstein: [on the phone] Mr. Banks, this is Howard Weinstein. Franck’s Executive Assistant. I… ave… your estimate for you. George Banks: I can barely hear you! Howard Weinstein: I’m in my car going through Water Canyon. Call you back? George Banks: No, no, no. I want the estimate. […]

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A Little Ditty About Summer Shipping

(goes to the tune of Grease’s Summer Nights) Summer Shipping, it comes up so fastSummer Shipping, like summer’s pastSend some chocolates, you want to so badSend some chocolates, your friends will be gladSummer Shipping, worth every centAnd uh, oh that cocoa is right! (Uh Well-a, well-a, well-a, uh!)(Tell me more, tell me more)(What if I live […]

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Green Up Day: A Little History Lesson about Vermont

Here at Lake Champlain Chocolates, we like to say that Vermont isn’t just a state, it’s a way of doing things.  However, this isn’t just a slogan about our gourmet chocolates, it’s actually true of Vermont in so many ways.  It’s no secret Vermonters are known for being independent-thinkers, progressive and environmentally-conscious.   We’ve been called […]

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Mother’s Day from A to Z. (in chocolate).

A is for Almond Butter Crunch, a Mom favorite!B is for Bliss.  What every Mom desires.C is for Chocolate!!!D is for Dark Chocolate-Loving Moms.E is for Evergreen Mint for those Evergreen Moms who are always there for you.F is for Fanatics Club, the Chocolate Fanatics Club.G is for Grace Under Fire.  For Moms who like […]

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Administrative Professionals Day- A Day to Say Thanks!

There is a designated day or month for almost everything.   For instance, did you know it is National Pecan Month?  It’s also Welding Month and Stress Awareness Month.  What exactly goes on at pecan, welding and stress awareness celebrations?  May is National Hamburger Month, now I can guess how people celebrate that. All these “special” […]

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It’s Five Dollar Shipping Time

It’s time to stock up and save.   It’s time to thank Mom with gourmet chocolate, before Mother’s Day creeps up on you and you’re stuck empty handed.   (Mother’s Day is May 8th) It’s time to take care of your chocolate craving needs, before they even happen.  (Five Star Bar anyone?) It’s time to thank your […]

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Earth Day & Easter

It’s not often that Earth Day and Easter fall so closely together.  While each year people pledge to do green acts such as walk to work, take shorter showers, or buy more local goods; we thought, why not incorporate Easter into your Earth Day pledge this year?Thanks to some friends, we have a few ideas […]

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