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12 Uniquely Edmonton Gift Ideas

2013 Chocolate Christmas Edmonton Holidays

The holiday season is upon us and there are some exciting things happening at The Violet Chocolate Co! I am so excited to be included in the 12 Gifts That Say Edmonton For Holiday Giving this year! The list is comprised of local artists and retailers and their uniquely Edmonton products.     Here's a link to our unique Edmonton bar and the other 11 great gift ideas! http://www.edmontonjournal.com/life/fashion/Photos+gifts+that+Edmonton+holiday+giving/9224603/story.html?__lsa=b4b8-1a9d

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2013 International Chocolate Awards - World Finals

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In October, I had the chance to compete in the World Finals of the International Chocolate Awards in London, England. This was also the first year the Salon du Chocolat was being held in London. Deciding this was an opportunity too amazing to pass up I called my friend living in London and asked if she was interested in a chocolate adventure. I had the opportunity to meet some incredible chocolatiers who I have looked up to for years. Even though, I didn't come home with another medal it was an absolutely amazing experience to be a World Finalist in...

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Canadian National Chocolate Awards 2013

Canadian Chocolate Awards Gold Winner Vancouver

September was a whirlwind month at The Violet Chocolate Co. With the 2nd annual Canadian National Chocolate Awards taking place in Vancouver from September 23-25, I decided to quietly enter a couple of my favourite products into the competition.    I was fortunate enough to be in Vancouver for the awards ceremony on September 26. I viewed going to the awards as a great networking opportunity and a chance to see the wonderful things that were happening in Canadian Chocolate. Winning an award definitely was not on my radar for the night.   While presenting the awards, David Mincey who...

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