Chocolate Wrap Blog

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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Interning at Lake Champlain Chocolates

We are very sad that next week Marissa, our Champlain College Intern, is leaving us.  She brought so much enthusiasm and great ideas to us while she was here.  Luckily I think she enjoyed being here as much as we enjoyed having her.  And so here are some parting words from Marissa herself…. I’m going […]

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Easter Traditions

On Easter morning in my house, it was always a competition to determine which sibling – me or my younger brother – would be the first to find their Easter basket.  I usually won.   I managed this, not because I am the eldest sibling as one might think, but because I would wake up […]

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Easter Bunny Update!

Hey everyone- I’m back for another entry!   Phew, it was a busy weekend but the Egg-Stravaganza chocolate Easter egg hunt went off without a hitch and the Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory store was hopping (sorry, I can’t resist) with people buying chocolate bunny rabbits, frogs, carrots and all sorts of delicious treats to fill their gourmet chocolate Easter […]

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LCC’s 2010 United Way Campaign

At Lake Champlain Chocolates, each year we hold a week-long, internal campaign to raise money for the United Way of Chittenden County.  2010 marks the 9th year we’ve run this week of fundraising with our 100+ employees, and over those years, we’ve raised at total of $24,000! Each year the United Way Campaign has a […]

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