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Chocolate Brands from Around the World

Is Your Favorite Here? Everyone loves chocolate.  Today’s choices are more varied than ever, with all sorts of tempting sweet confections from rich truffles to bittersweet bonbons, organic dark chocolate bars to creamy ganaches.  According to the website, The Fifty Best, these are their contenders for the fifty best chocolate makers and chocolatiers from around […]

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Rock Chocolate!

Train and Ghirardelli Chocolate Company Partnership One of the hottest 2012 chocolate trends is personalized chocolate.  Chocolate lovers near and far worldwide dream of chocolates created just for them.  Earlier this year came the announcement of the first totally personalized chocolate machine that creates custom 3-D treats (http://news.discovery.com/tech/chocolate-printer-makes-custom-3-d-treats-120411.html).  The first Choc Edge printer sold on […]

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Are Chocolate Peeps still Chocolate?

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Godiva Thrives through Innovation

Godiva Continues its Traditions The iconic gold ballotin box, the readily recognizable bon bon shapes, the smooth delicious chocolates-the one and only Godiva.  As lifelong chocolate fan, some of our earliest exposure to luxury chocolate was a single Godiva chocolate.  Still close to our heart is their milk chocolate shell filled with hazelnut praline.  So […]

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Great Chocolate Gifts Online

On the eighth day of chocolate…. Today is National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day!  Random for sure, but it gives us an opportunity to highlight some artisans who have mastered the art of panning.  Panning may well be the oldest form of processed confection, dating back over 1,000 years.  A simplified  definition of panning would be  a […]

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