Chocolate Wrap Blog

Celebrating Earth Day, Every Day

As a locally-owned Vermont company that sources ingredients from all around the globe, we are focused on continuous improvements and recognize that the choices we make affect people, our products and our planet. We are committed to making a positive impact on our local and global communities by: Seeking out the best and freshest ingredients […]

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It’s Easter- did someone say chocolate?

Easter is Sunday April 20. And the weather is looking up- maybe we won’t be hidingEaster eggs in the snow after all.  You already know that LCC is where it’s at for all things Easter.  What you might not know is that along with all of our delicious chocolate bunnies, eggs and ready-to-go Easter baskets, we also have a new bunny […]

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Celebrate the Taste of Vermont

What does this all mean?  It means spring in Vermont.   We don’t really have a traditional spring in Vermont – there are no daffodils blooming-  but we do have sugaring season, those few precious weeks a year when it’s warm during the days (ok, warm means above freezing this time of year) and cold at night […]

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Cocoa Pod Project: Passion Fruit & Spice Ganache

Because February is the month for love and chocolate, our R & D team was inspired to create a confection that captures this most romantic of months. Start with our super smooth milk chocolate ganache found in our luscious truffles, add in some passion fruit concentrate imported from France (another capital of love!) and a smoky […]

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Flowers of Decadence

Check out this amazing flower and chocolate arrangement!   Rather than us try and do this justice, we asked the florist herself to share her inspriration for this piece of art.  And here it is…. I’m Jamie Wynne Kales of Jamie Wynne Floral, a San Diego floral designer and concept stylist.  I embrace the strength […]

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Winter Chocolate Sale

We’re having a winter chocolate sale January 19-27 featuring our gourmet hot chocolate, handmade truffles and more. It’s a great time to stock up on your favorites or buy some early Valentine’s Day chocolates! We’ll have lots of samples to try as well. Second, we’re hosting FREE hot chocolate tastings January 22-26 at all three of our retail stores. This super cold […]

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Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker Wins Good Food Award

Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker won two Good Food Awards for 70% Madagascar and 70% Madagascar Wild Pepper chocolate bars at last night’s ceremony! The two bars were chosen by a panel of the country’s foremost chocolate experts for their exceptional taste and for supporting sustainable agriculture and social good. The Good Food Awards recognize truly good food: tasty, authentic and responsibly produced. […]

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New Year. New Flavors. New Chocolates.

Our Research and Development team (otherwise known as chocolate  officially launched the Cocoa Pod Creative today!  What is the Cocoa Pod Creative? It’s a way for our amazing team to test new flavors, try different techniques and perfect their culinary skills.  What does this mean for us?  A completely new and delicious chocolate to try each month! […]

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Vermont Foodie Gift Guide

Vermont has long been ahead of the curve in the “good food” department. The best maple syrup on the planet, award-winning beer and cheese, beautiful hand-blown glassware and simply stunning cutting boards are just a sampling of what beautiful gifts our home state has to offer. Working at a chocolate company where ingredient and product […]

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A Cider Caramel Celebration!

We are hosting a delicious event this coming Saturday celebrating our collaboration with Citizen Cider and Happy Valley Orchard for the new Apple Cider Caramel—and you are invited! Come have a taste of these luscious new caramels, it will remind you of biting into an orchard-fresh apple dipped in slow-cooked caramel and then drenched in […]

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