SOURCE: Lake Champlain Chocolates

November 16, 2006 08:30 ET

Lake Champlain Chocolates Introduces Limited-Edition Chocolate Obsession Line

BURLINGTON, VT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 16, 2006 -- Lake Champlain Chocolates (LCC), a gourmet Vermont chocolate maker, has introduced a new line of premium limited-edition gift boxes -- Chocolate Obsession, Truffle Obsession, and Nut Obsession. The new line is available exclusively at LCC retail stores in Vermont, by mail order (1-800-465-5909 & www.lakechamplainchocolates.com), and at select retailers nationwide, from November through December 2006, while supplies last. The next time they will be released will be for Valentine's Day 2007.

"We've handmade small batches of our most artisanal chocolates, previously offered only at our retail stores in Vermont," said Jim Lampman, founder and president of LCC. "Chocolate connoisseurs who want to experience peak indulgence will be rewarded with complex, sophisticated tastes."

-Chocolate Obsession is an assortment of caramels, truffles, chocolate covered almonds, and pralines.

-Truffle Obsession is petite, high-cocoa-content ganache truffles infused with Madagascar vanilla beans and coated in cocoa powder.

-Nut Obsession is dark chocolate covered roasted almonds & caramelized almonds, and milk chocolate covered macadamia nuts.

Lake Champlain Chocolates offers sweet indulgences that capture the essence of Vermont, the tradition of making fine chocolate, and the pride that goes into each bite. Preservative-free and Kosher-certified, Lake Champlain Chocolates are crafted in small batches from the finest quality Belgian chocolate and select natural ingredients including local Vermont cream, sweet butter, maple syrup, and honey. Lake Champlain Chocolates are available online at www.lakechamplainchocolates.com, toll-free at 1-800-465-5909, as corporate gifts & wedding favors, at three company-owned retail stores in Vermont, and nationwide at specialty food & gift stores and upscale hotels & inns.

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