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The Lake Champlain Chocolates blog, where you’ll discover the latest news from the factory, tutorials, and all things chocolate!

Almonds and Peanuts and Hazelnuts, Oh My! | A Nut Butter Comparison View Product Image

May 20, 2021

Almonds and Peanuts and Hazelnuts, Oh My! | A Nut Butter Comparison

We’ve gone nutty with excitement over the launch of our two exhilarating new organic nut butter bars. Not all nuts and nut butters, are created equal. We’re here to help you navigate the world of nut butters and learn how to compare the various options.

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How to Choose Vegan Chocolate | Lake Champlain Chocolates View Product Image

January 27, 2021

How to Choose the Perfect Vegan Chocolates

To celebrate the launch of our brand-new Vegan Chocolate Truffle Collection, we’ve compiled a list of fun facts about vegan chocolates.  Whether you are new to veganism, are just trying to cut dairy out of your diet, or are a seasoned vegan and want to learn more, here are four vegan-related facts about chocolate.

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Advantages of Fair Trade Chocolate | Lake Champlain Chocolates View Product Image

October 15, 2020

The Impact of Fair Trade Chocolate

Not all chocolate bars are created equal. It’s easy to make a chocolate bar with a beautiful label, but it’s harder to produce chocolate with a purpose. The grim reality of the chocolate industry is that cocoa farmers have been plagued with a long history of extreme poverty, child labor, and even slave labor. Despite good intentions by the chocolate industry, these issues are still prevalent.

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Baking with chocolate bars | Lake Champlain Chocolates View Product Image

September 4, 2020

5 Reasons You Should Be Baking with Chocolate Bars

Fall brings the arrival of comfy wool sweaters, soul-soothing pumpkin spice snacks, and chilly nights cozied up by the fireplace. But most of all, it’s finally cool enough to turn the oven on and enjoy baking again! However you choose to indulge, take your chocolate recipes to the next level, and bake with chocolate bars instead of chocolate chips.

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A chocolate quiz to test your vegan knowledge View Product Image

November 1, 2016

November is World Vegan Month

Did you know that November is World Vegan Month?! An entire month to celebrate all things vegan. But, what does it mean to be vegan?

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What are the health benefits of dark chocolate? View Product Image

November 1, 2012

The Health Benefits of Chocolate

If you’ve ever looked for an excuse to eat more delicious dark chocolate, I’m sure you know about some of the health benefits that come along with its consumption. For one thing, a recent study found a correlation between countries with higher chocolate consumption and countries with a higher number of Nobel Prize winners.

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