Made in Saratoga

Made in Saratoga

Sweet treats at Saratoga Chocolate Co.

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So what the heck is a cacao nib anyway?

So what the heck is a cacao nib anyway?

The cacao nib is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about chocolate. In fact, most people don’t even know what it is. This nutritional powerhouse is the best kept secret in the chocolate industry – and it is the building block for all of the delicious chocolate we all crave. The cocoa bean, also known as cocao or cacao, is the seed of the fruit from the Theobroma cacao…

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Happy Birthday To Us!

Happy Birthday To Us!

Wow! Yesterday, November 8th, Saratoga Chocolate Company turned one year old. And what a year it has been! I don’t know quite how to explain the experience of starting your own business, it’s equal parts exhilaration and anxiety, satisfaction and frustration, and 100% exhausting, hard work. One year later, here are a couple of reflections… Observation number one: business planning is super fun; business execution is a whole other experience. Before we launched SCC Hank and I had…

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See You at Ballston Spa Chocolate Fest!

See You at Ballston Spa Chocolate Fest!

We are thrilled to be taking part in Ballston Spa’s First Friday Chocolate Fest on Feb. 3, 2017. Our friends at The Iron Roost have graciously agreed to lend us their space for the night’s festivities, and to host our first ever pop-up shop!! The Roost will not be open, so you won’t find any of their delicious waffles and coffee—only our delectable chocolate concoctions! Ballston Spa Chocolate Festival is a celebration of local, hand-crafted…

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We’ve Launched

We’ve Launched

Wow! It has finally happened. After more than a decade of dreaming, and almost a year of intense planning and perfecting, the launch of Saratoga Chocolate Co. is here! Family and friends will rest assured that they have access to a steady stream of the previously holiday-only confections that they not-so-subtly-requested in the lead up to each season. And new friends can now check out our twist on our favorite confections. From tropical- and fresh-fruit…

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