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Confections with Convictions

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Locally made chocolates and desserts

We have ordered Christmas logs and individual chocolates from this business. All have been... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Criticinkalamazoo
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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 7 August 2018
vickyslawd
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Battle Creek, 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...more
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116 W Crosstown Pkwy, Kalamazoo, MI 49001-2732
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have ordered Christmas logs and individual chocolates from this business. All have been wonderful, carefully crafted and presented. A great option for original treats!

Thank Criticinkalamazoo
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this candy shop 3 different times because I badly wanted to like the place. However, I have been disappointed in my purchases each time. They have a huge number of caramel confections to choose from in many exotic flavors. The problem is,...More

Thank aph411
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear aph411, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. My heart sinks to hear that you have not had a good experience with our caramels. It is really important to us to have high quality chocolates, and to have happy customers....More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 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
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

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

Reviewed 7 August 2018 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
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

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

Reviewed 10 July 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 10 July 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

Reviewed 19 March 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
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

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

Reviewed 4 March 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
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 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

Reviewed 4 March 2018

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

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

Thanks!

Reviewed 4 March 2018

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

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

Thanks so much for your kind review!

Reviewed 12 February 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

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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 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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