Chocolate Wrap Blog

Celebrate Small Business Saturday

We’re celebrating Small Business Saturday with a free hot chocolate tasting!  What could be a better way to kick off the holiday season than tasting four different rich and creamy gourmet hot chocolates?  The holiday season is crazier than ever so stop in at our Factory Store on Pine Street to sip and savor some of the […]

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Apple Cider Caramels are a 2016 Good Food Award Finalist!

We are so excidered (pun intended) to announce that our Apple Cider Caramels are a Good Food Award Finalist.   The caramels were chosen by a panel of the foremost chocolate experts in a blind tasting for their exceptional taste as well as for supporting sustainable agriculture, transparency, responsible relationships and social good. By partnering […]

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Free Hot Chocolate Tasting!

It’s Choctoberfest at Lake Champlain Chocolates and that means we are gearing up for an unforgettable hot chocolate season!  Come to our Factory Store on Pine Street on Saturday October 24 between 11am and 4pm to sample four of our delicious and Fair Trade Certified hot chocolates.  Try what Travel + Leisure magazine calls “America’s BEST hot […]

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Celebrate Fair Trade Month!

In honor of Fair Trade Month, we thought we would share what we do throughout the year to promote fair trade practices here at our office in Burlington and further afield.  As you may know, Lake Champlain Chocolates is a Fair for Life Social & Fair Trade Certified Company and as such, we have a […]

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Fall in Vermont

Fall is Vermont’s iconic season.  This fall has been a little different as the weather has felt like summer until just a short week or so ago— people were still swimming in Lake Champlain at the end of September!  While summer is usually too short in Vermont, something felt off about it still being so […]

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Pumpkin Spice Done Right

Yes, we have a spiced pumpkin truffle.  And it’s delicious (ok, amazing).  But we want to be clear, this is no “let’s jump on the pumpkin spice-obsessed bandwagon.”  We’ve been making this truffle for over 20 years!  It’s always nice to be ahead of your time.  Back in the 90s it just made sense to make a […]

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2015 VT Brewer’s Festival Beer & Chocolate Pairing

Summer is upon us when the Vermont Brewer’s Festival arrives at the Burlington Waterfront Park every July. For us chocolate folks, it is also the time of year that we sit down with local brewers and friends to collaborate for the annual Education Tent Beer & Chocolate Pairing. This year’s event showcased two breweries from the Burlington […]

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Vermotn spring sunshine

The Perfect Mother’s Day

As a fairly new mother, my family has not yet established our holiday customs.  I aspire to develop new family customs, while still embracing some of my mothers’ and grandmothers’ traditions.  This leaves me questioning – how do you celebrate the perfect Mother’s Day? The perfect start to any day, especially Mother’s Day, is a […]

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Free Ice Cream for Mom!

We love moms at Lake Champlain Chocolates.  And to celebrate Mother’s Day this year, we are offering a free ice cream cone to any mom who comes into one of our stores on Sunday, May 10. Just like moms are extra special, we like to think our ice cream is too.  We use 100% Vermont dairy […]

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Maple Sugaring Education with Audubon VT

Maple syrup is an important ingredient here at LCC and we were proud to support the Green Mountain Audubon Center’s Maple Sugaring Education Program this year.  One of their teachers shared some of the things they teach and the work they are doing to protect and support our precious sugarbushes. Guest Post by Gwen Causer, Teacher/Naturalist at […]

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