Chocolate Wrap Blog

School’s (almost) Out!

There is a gift giving season that people seem to overlook – which is shocking when you think about how many “hallmark holidays” we have these days – but end of the year teacher gifts is serious business.  No one deserves a gift at the end of the school year more than your child’s teacher […]

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Grace Under Fire

As if working with chocolate isn’t cool enough, we are thrilled to announce our first collaboration with a rock ‘n roll band!  Vermont-based Grace Potter & the Nocturnals came to us a few months ago wanting to create their own chocolate bar and we were more than happy to oblige. It was a true partnership […]

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We Won the Bride’s Choice Award!

We just got word from our friends at Wedding Wire that Lake Champlain Chocolates has been selected to receive the WeddingWire 2010 Bride’s Choice Award!  This means we are in the top five percent of all vendors in the WeddingWire Community, which includes over 100,000 wedding professionals across the US and Canada.  Let’s say that […]

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Behind the Scenes

I’m Emily Jones, the resident chocolate sculptress for LCC.  I recently had the pleasure of shooting a chocolate picture frame demonstration for HowtoHeroes.com.  They are a site where you can go to watch all kinds of videos on how to make food creations.  People often ask me how I make chocolate sculptures.  Now you can […]

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Hello, Summer!

It’s getting to be that time of year again, I’m afraid. While we’re all overjoyed to be playing in the dirt, smelling spring’s blossoms and loving the bike rides to ice cream stands after dinner, warmer temperatures and singing robins mark the beginning of a summer shipping schedule at Lake Champlain Chocolates. (In other words: […]

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Mom-Approved

Every time a holiday rolls around, I’m always racking my brain trying to think of the perfect chocolate for Mother’s Day.  Then after a few days, I usually resort to asking her what she really wants or needs.  If your Mom is anything like mine, the answer is always the same: “Please, save your money.  […]

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Looking for a Mother’s Day Gift?

We have just two words for you:  Lobster & Chocolate. Can you think of two more decadent, indulgent foods?  So this got me thinking, as a fairly new mom this might be a perfect Mother’s Day gift- a lobster dinner followed by some delicious truffles for dessert.  Throw in some good wine and good (adult) […]

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Lake Champlain Chocolates sells Facility at 444 Pine Street

It is a bittersweet day for us here at LCC.  We announced today that we will be selling our LEED Certified Packaging & Shipping Distribution Center to Dealer.com and relocating to Williston, VT.  Our LCC Staffistrative offices, production and retail store will remain at 750 Pine Street in Burlington. By acquiring the facility at 444 […]

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Earth Day 2010

If you haven’t heard yet, Earth Day is today, April 22nd.   Having visited earthday.org a few times this week, the site lists small actions you can take to make a difference- unplug electronics when you are not using them, recycle, eat local food or use less water.  Here at Lake Champlain Chocolates many of these […]

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April 16th 2010 is Burlington Foursquare Day!

  How would you like to be the mayor of Lake Champlain Chocolates?  You may think it seems out of reach, but not with the emerging social media tool called Foursquare.  You probably have heard of someone “checking in” on Foursquare, and if you haven’t and you love getting things for free – today’s the […]

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