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Confections with Convictions

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Great place!

Got there 20 minutes before they closed, they were so nice, didn't make us feel rushed. It was our... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Karen B
via mobile
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Amazing chocolates of many varieties! Never disappointed and it’s a special treat to stop in and... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
kmstarr12
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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“truffle”(34 reviews)
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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 19 October 2018 via mobile

Got there 20 minutes before they closed, they were so nice, didn't make us feel rushed. It was our first visit, so we got a free sample. I am gluten sensitive , so my first question was if the candy was gluten free. There were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen B
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Karen, Thank you so much for you very kind review and rating. It was nice to get to meet you. I'm glad you had a good experience. We look forward to seeing you again some day!

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing chocolates of many varieties! Never disappointed and it’s a special treat to stop in and make a purchase. The staff are always friendly, smiling, helpful, & patient!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kmstarr12
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review!

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent handmade candies using fair trade chocolate. I love how the owner is trying to help people who have made mistakes in their past and are working to right those wrongs and make a better life. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Geri A
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks for your kind review, and for your support of our mission!

Reviewed 29 August 2018

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!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review!

Reviewed 22 August 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

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 6 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!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vickyslawd
Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

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

Reviewed 6 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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

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

Reviewed 9 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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 18 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!!!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Dale A, Owner at Confections with Convictions, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

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

Reviewed 3 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

Date of experience: February 2018
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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

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