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Partnerships Make Great Chocolate

Ghana 2007 My first strip to origin was nine years ago with my dad.  We were off to Ghana, the land of cocoa with some other members of the World Cocoa Foundation.  With Ghana being the second largest cocoa exporter in the world, there was a lot of cocoa to see.  I knew good quality […]

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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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