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Confections with Convictions

116 W Crosstown Pkwy, Kalamazoo, MI 49001-2732
+1 269-381-9700
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Never tasted chocolate this good!

As soon as you walk in you'll be welcomed by the smell of Peruvian chocolate. Simply amazing, all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
vickyslawd
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Battle Creek, Michigan
via mobile
Great variety of Chocolates.

I wanted to get some chocolates for coworkers for Christmas and this place was recommended. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ken B
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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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“fair trade” (12 reviews)
“truffle” (31 reviews)
“the owner” (16 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 1 week ago via mobile

As soon as you walk in you'll be welcomed by the smell of Peruvian chocolate. Simply amazing, all the truffles & other chocolates there are to pick from! You won't be disappointed!

Thank vickyslawd
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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind review. We're glad you had a delightful experience!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to get some chocolates for coworkers for Christmas and this place was recommended. I needed a few vegan choices and they have several great choices. Very good and a good business philosophy.

Thank Ken B
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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad you found us, and liked our chocolates. Thanks for the good review!

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

What’s left to say that others have not? I’m not a huge fan of chocolate, primarily because most of it is of poor quality and cloyingly sweet. The formative years for my palate were spent in Europe so my first exposures to chocolate were French...More

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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind review. As a child, Russel Stovers was the fancy chocolate our family reserved for special occasions. It was a revelation to me when I tasted my first fresh, hand made chocolate. It was a totally different (and...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

The staff was more than helpful and friendly. Great customer service!!! The treats were amazing. It's a chocolate lovers paradise!!!

Thank Dawn S
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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thanks Dawn! I'm glad you had a great experience!

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Shop is cute but staff didn't seem happy to be there, and they weren't very nice :/ Wish teavana near left the cross roads mall!More

Thank sondral211
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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Dear Sondra, Confections With Convictions is a chocolate shop, and not a tea shop. I trust that you are inadvertently reviewing another shop. If you really had poor customer service at our shop, let me know. We'll make it up to you. We're happy to...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Dangerously delicious Handmade candies conveniently located corner crosstown and S Burdick. They have front door parking making it easy in/out.

Thank richardsO4075YF
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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thanks!

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

What to say? Excellent, imaginative, beautiful chocolate. Go! Prepare to have difficulty making decisions, but it is all good.

Thank chewchewnut
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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review!

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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Let me start by saying that I am very picky when it comes to chocolate and truffles since I grew up in Switzerland and used to make truffles myself. I brought my daughter to the store while visiting Kalamazoo last week. I didn’t expect being...More

1  Thank gonefeising
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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

You are very welcome. I'm so glad that we had chocolates that you were able to eat, and that you enjoyed, Thanks for your kind review!

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

this place is the best chocolate shop! there's a creative variety of delicious chocolate truffles, the ingredients are high quality and fair trade, and the owner is a truly good guy committed to making the world a better place. He hires court-involved youth to work...More

Thank rebecca p
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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Rebecca, Thanks for supporting our efforts, and for your kind review!

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The flavors presented are not what you normally find in a chocolate shop. They have unique combinations and as you try them, you want to try more. I was amazed to find a vegan variety as well; had to try a couple, they were delicious....More

Thank Kathy D
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