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My first visit to origin in the Dominican Republic

Having been at LCC for 7 years, I’ve come to appreciate all the work that goes into creating our chocolates.  I see it every day whenever I walk by the window into our factory.  And while there is plenty that happens here in Burlington to make our chocolate bars, there is a long and complicated process […]

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Traveling to Origin

A few weeks ago 4 of us from LCC had the opportunity to travel to the Dominican Republic and visit a small farm who supplies the beans for our Blue Bandana Reserva Zorzal bar and Conacado, a large co-op who supplies our Organic and Fair Trade cocoa beans for LCC.   Each of us brought a different perspective […]

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Response to Lead & Cadmium in our Chocolate

There has been a lot of buzz in the media about high levels of lead and cadmium found in chocolate. Please read below for our response and for further explanation on this issue.  If after reading the below statement you still have concerns, please feel free to call us 800-465-5909 and we would be happy […]

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Easter Chocolate Sculpture Demo

Our chocolate sculptress is at it again!  This time it will be all about chocolate bunnies, eggs, chicks, and flowers to celebrate Easter.  At LCC, a holiday just isn’t complete without a magnificent chocolate sculpture.  And since Easter is one of THE biggest chocolate holidays of the year (everyone needs a chocolate bunny for their Easter […]

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Organic and Fair Trade Easter Baskets

How to Build the Perfect Kids Easter Basket

Every year is a struggle to create the perfect kids Easter basket.  Sure, there are TONS of different kinds of Easter candy you can find to fill an Easter basket.  But, at my house we try to limit the amount of sugar our kids consume.  (Yes, I know it can be difficult, especially when your mom […]

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The Best Hot Chocolate Bar

Yes, we are known for our decadent truffles, salted caramels and to-die-for Five Star Bars.  But did you know we also have the best gourmet hot chocolate bar in town? (Or maybe even in the country? Travel + Leisure did call our hot chocolate “America’s BEST.“) If you have been to one of our three […]

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Vermont Valentine's Day Gift Guide

A Very Vermont Valentine’s Day

Love (and chocolate) is in the air here at Lake Champlain Chocolates.  With less than 2 weeks until Valentine’s Day everyone has been busy crafting, decorating, packaging and shipping chocolates.  While Valentine’s Day is the same day every year, February 14th, we understand that you may not thinking about Valentine’s Day weeks and weeks ahead […]

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A Chocolate Lover's Gift Guide

Chocolate Lover’s Gift Guide

There are a lot of chocolate lovers in the world and chances are, you probably have one on your gift list.   The options are endless— so aside from getting them their favorite chocolate, here is a gift guide to a few other fun ideas they might appreciate. “Chocolate: The Consuming Passion” Sandra Boynton’s new book […]

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Business Gifting Ideas

Business Gifts for the Holiday Season

We know how hard it can be to pick the right business gift- there’s nothing worse than spending money on something that falls flat.  Not to worry, we can help!  Our chocolate squares and coins are a versatile gift that are sure to wow on their own or paired with another gift to make it […]

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Chocolate Turkeys

Thanksgiving Chocolates and Being Thankful!

The week before Thanksgiving is a very busy time here at Lake Champlain Chocolates.  The entire team has been busy crafting our delectable Thanksgiving chocolate turkeys and making sure they are perfectly nestled in their box and ready for their flights to your Thanksgiving table.  With the hustle and bustle of the Thanksgiving, we must […]

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