Dean's Sweets Chocolate Flowers

It’s not all chocolate and flowers around here. A lot of chocolate flowers, sure, as we prep for Mother’s Day, but there are many other things we think about when it comes to honoring our moms. I’ll get back to chocolate in a moment, but here are a few of our favorite non-chocolate items the you might…
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Chocolate Ingredients

Maine is a rich source of wonderful local flavors that go so well with our chocolate. There’s an abundance to choose from, and we make careful choices so that we can bring the best the state has to offer to our customers both here in Maine and all over the country. You can see a…
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Maine Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Squares

Standing behind the counter helping customers at our chocolate store gives me a laboratory to watch human behavior. Any retailer will tell you the same. The public parades before us. I see couples newly in love. I see parents exhausted from a family vacation. I can tell if a customer is a chocolate connoisseur or…
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Maine Mix Chocolate Assortment

Maine has great summers, and Maine has great chocolate (see why here.). But if you add chocolate and summer together, with temperatures reaching the 80s and 90s even in Maine, you may, if you’re not careful, end up with a less-than-ideal mess of melted sweetness.  Temperatures Across the US For eight or more months of…
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Nut-free, gluten-free, soy-free Maine sea salt caramel sauce

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Egg-Free, and as Always, Nut-Free Chocolate There’s a big wide world of allergies that affect individuals and families every moment of every day. The six biggest allergens are milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and wheat (gluten), according to WebMD. Other high-frequency food items that cause allergies are fish, shellfish, and seeds, like…
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