Artisan Chocolates at Whole Foods

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All-natural Lake Champlain Chocolates from Vermont are one of the stars of the Valentine's Day "Sweets for Your Sweetie" display at Whole Foods Market on Kirby. The company's chocolate blog is an amusing glimpse into life in a chocolate factory.

I like the post about "frog day" on the manufacturing line. Unfortunately, Lake Champlain's website shows that they are currently sold out of their famous Valentine's Day "Kiss Me Frogs." The frog-shaped chocolates are specifically intended for princesses those who have kissed too many frogs in their life.

The Whole Foods chocolate display at the Kirby store also stars Knipschildt Chocolates, which are handmade in South Norwalk, Connecticut by a charismatic Danish chocolatier named Fritz Knipschildt. The chef also runs a café and retail store there called Chocopologie that offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into his chocolate-making operation.

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