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Confections with Convictions

116 W Crosstown Pkwy, Kalamazoo, MI 49001-2732
+1 269-381-9700
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The Best Chocolates

This place has the best chocolates, truffles and caramels. All the materials are fair trade... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dencrocket
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Kalamazoo, United States
via mobile
Passing thru? You should try this !

Some of the best chocolates around the area. They make their own chocolate candies and other... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
jcontrols
,
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Kalamazoo's only shop making hand crafted truffles and other confections exclusively from Fair Trade, organic certified chocolate. Chocolatier Dale Anderson's original recipes contain fresh local fruits, honey, and maple syrup. Vegan and gluten free options are always available. Closed Sunday and Monday. Open Tuesday thru Saturday 10 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
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“truffles” (25 reviews)
“fair trade” (9 reviews)
“young people” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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116 W Crosstown Pkwy, Kalamazoo, MI 49001-2732
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+1 269-381-9700
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best chocolates, truffles and caramels. All the materials are fair trade. This business is locally owned. They employ young adults who have had issues with the law to try and give them a chance in life. I never miss a birthday,...More

Thank dencrocket
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind review, and for your support of our shop and mission!

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Some of the best chocolates around the area. They make their own chocolate candies and other confections and it would be a shame to not stop in and give them a try!

Thank jcontrols
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I I've this place. The owner and staff are great and the selection is awesome. I bring any visitors here their first trip to Kalamazoo and everybody loves it.

Thank 356marcy
Reviewed 14 March 2017

not only is this the best chocolate in the area for those who love the decadent deliciousness chocolate has to offer but..... you are making a difference in the lives of those who need a helping hand. this is a win-win for those who want...More

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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Dear Brenda, Thanks so much for your kind review, and support for our mission. All the best, Dale

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Confections with Convictions has a mission: to help the formerly incarcerated re-integrate into society. Another mission is to produce absolutely wonderful chocolate candies. The shop is succeeding on both counts, with well-trained and industrious employees and unique and delicious treats. It's a great place to...More

Thank Sally P
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Dear Sally, Thank you for your very gracious review. I appreciate your support of our mission, and of our shop. All the best, Dale

Reviewed 23 February 2017

The owner is not only one of the nicest people you will ever meet, but he makes some of the most delicious chocolate truffles you will ever EAT! So many varieties, it's hard to choose just a few!

Thank KelloggBirdSanctuary
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A friend told us about this place. We went and LOVED the chocolates (and don't forget the barque and their own candy bars). Want something special? The new President of Kalamazoo College commissioned a truffle with dark chocolate and hot peppers. It is now regularly...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Really nice selection of truffles, candies, etc. Some unique flavors with the very best ingredients. The owner helps young people who would not otherwise be employable by training them to make really good chocolates. Good deeds should be rewarded....go there!

Thank Sherry L
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have traveled all over the European continent eating chocolate, truffles and many other edibles in which chocolate is an ingredient. I can tell you without any reservation - the absolute best handcrafted chocolates I have ever tasted are those made by Confections with Convictions....More

Thank liss539
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Dear Harvey, Thanks for your very kind words and lovely review. Also, thanks for your call reminding me to check in here to see what's been happening. I am humbled and honored by your very kind review. Dale

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Kind, conscientious owner who uses fair trade chocolate and the best ingredients to be found world-wide.

Thank brndjc
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