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Confections with Convictions

116 W Crosstown Pkwy, Kalamazoo, MI 49001-2732
+1 269-381-9700
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Delightfully delectable treats!

This shop is a chocolate lover's dream! Take some time to peruse a case full of artfully made... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Lynn B
Feel Good About Buying & Eating Great Chocolate!

What a lovely, unique place. First timers get a free taste. And a taste will lead to a purchase, I... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
donnabF2357SJ
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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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“fair trade” (11 reviews)
“truffle” (30 reviews)
“young people” (5 reviews)
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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 9 September 2017

This shop is a chocolate lover's dream! Take some time to peruse a case full of artfully made truffles with an amazing variety of scrumptious ingredients, and covered in dark, milk, or white organic chocolate. I was able to choose from 10 options for my...More

Thank Lynn B
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

I'm glad that you like our chocolates and our mission. Thank you so much for your generous review!

Reviewed 8 September 2017

What a lovely, unique place. First timers get a free taste. And a taste will lead to a purchase, I promise. The staff works hard to ensure customers are happy, but they also work hard to give individuals a great work place and lots of...More

Thank donnabF2357SJ
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thanks so much for your very kind review!

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We camped in the area and came across this chocolate store in doing research. It is a quaint little shop with LOTS of chocolate choices. It will overwhelm you. You'll want to get one of everything just to try it out. We chatted with the...More

Thank prholland95
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The best chocolate and truffles ever made by friendliest family. If you end up in Kalamazoo make sure you visit the store.

Thank Silvia S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I'm a local and I love this place. Not only for the absolutely wonderful chocolates, truffles, and caramels they make. They do. I live and breath for orange cardoman. I love that they add seasonal flavors. The caramels are so soft and creamy. No worries...More

Thank aphraelchilde
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Wow! I am honored and humbled by this kind and generous review, and glad you like our chocolates. Thanks for your loving support, Dale

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Ignore the fact that this business gives disadvantaged youth a chance to learn skills to help them become a better - just focus on the amazing taste of the truffles. My favorite! The chocolates will not disappoint!

Thank Richard W
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thanks for the kind words and for taking the time to give us this nice review. We hope to keep making chocolates that you will love. Dale

Reviewed 11 July 2017 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 12 July 2017

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

Thank brendatD5983CR
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

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