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No Fooling! 15% Off Easter Pre-Orders Today

Posted by Norman On April 1st

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It’s April 1, but we are as sincere as can be with this offer! We know you’re no “fool” and will hop at this chance to order Easter treats and gifts today!

Our entire 2014 Easter Collection – including 10 delicious new gourmet chocolate eggs, chocolate bunnies, chocolate-covered marshmallow bunnies, our popular Easter Pail and MORE – is available for pre-order now at http://www.normanloveconfections.com/store/Easter-Collection/. Just place your order and choose a delivery date during check-out!

Here are the need-to-know details about our Easter Pre-Order Sale… Save 15%! Discount applies to online orders of Easter Collection products only. Orders must be placed on April 1, 2014 between 12:01 a.m. EDT and 11:59 p.m. EDT. Discount does not apply to shipping fees, phone orders or purchases made at the Chocolate Salons or at Artisan Gelato by Norman Love.

This year’’s Valentine’’s Day Collection will make your Valentine’’s heart sing! Now available for pre-order, we’’ll begin shipping special Valentine’’s Day gifts on Feb. 3. Do your Valentine’’s Day shopping online now or in the Chocolate Salons beginning Feb. 3. If you’’re in Southwest Florida for Valentine’’s Day, the Chocolate Salons and Artisan Gelato by Norman Love make wonderful destinations for a sweet Valentine’’s Day date!

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The 2014 Valentine’’s Day Collection includes eight gorgeous heart-shaped confections in the following special flavors, each inspired by and named for a few of our favorite love songs!

  • Wicked Game – Devil’’s food cake; devilishly decadent milk and dark chocolate are blended with European butter and heavy cream within a dark chocolate shell
  • Only You – Vanilla bean; pure and perfect Swiss white chocolate is swirled into vanilla bean cream and butter, contrasting beautifully with a bittersweet shell
  • Sweet Love – – Chocolate fudge; sweet dark chocolate and sugars are spun into a silky fudge filling and dipped in dark chocolate
  • Sugar Sugar – – Sugar cookie; heartwarming fresh baked sugar cookies are mixed with almond ganache in white chocolate
  • Cherish You – – Cherry almond; a cherished combination of tart cherry and toasted almond ganache wrapped in a thin layer of Swiss white chocolate
  • Heart of Gold – Orange caramel; sweet golden caramel, deglazed with fresh squeezed orange juice and vanilla, covered in milk chocolate
  • Fever – Cinnamon “red hot;” feverishly delicious cinnamon-laden Swiss milk chocolate ganache truffle
    Wild Thing – peanut butter marshmallow; the combination will drive you wild with layers of sweet white chocolate marshmallow and creamy milk chocolate peanut butter

From now until Feb. 14, these eight special flavors are included with the assortment of 36 Signature flavors in our Signature gift boxes and a special heart-shaped 25-piece gift box. We also have a special 10-piece heart-shaped gift box filled with all eight chocolate hearts from the love song-inspired Valentine’’s Day Collection.

Each year for Valentine’’s Day, Norman Love Confections BLACK™™ is available in stunning heart shapes. This ultra-premium single-origin collection is ideal for dark chocolate connoisseurs.

Other year-round products make wonderful Valentine’’s Day gifts. Explore options like Gift Baskets, Chocolate Specialties, S’’more Love, NomanLove Potion™, Love Origins® , Chocolate Clubs and more at www.NormanLoveConfections.com now.

This Valentine’s Day Norman Love Confections offers many ways to express your love during the most romantic holiday of the year. Gifts from the award-winning chocolatier will capture the heart of your loved one.

Love Origins 300x191 More than one way to express your love this Valentine’s DayLove Origins is an exclusive line of premium eating chocolate – six chocolates chosen for their unique flavor qualities as well as the amazing stories of discovery, post harvesting methods and preservation unique to each. Each $26 box contains six sleeves of high cocoa mass dark chocolate wafers including Bolivian, which is made with organic beans from sustainable farms in Bolivia; Tainori, La Red and Hacienda Elvesia, made with sustainable beans of The Dominican Republic; and Alto el Sol and Fortunato No. 4, made with sustainable beans from Peru.

The organic cacao beans in Love Origins chocolates are farmed using sound humanitarian and environmental business practices. Purchasing Love Origins helps NLC to reward and support chocolate companies that invest in improving social and economic conditions for those who farm and harvest the cacao. Also, Norman Love Confections is investing a portion of the proceeds from Love Origins in the Rice Stove Project, an initiative to improve the lives of cacao farm workers and families.

Love Potion 300x200 More than one way to express your love this Valentine’s DayNorman Love Potion is 14 ounces of rich dark sipping chocolate, a rich bittersweet chocolate made with pure cane sugar and vanilla beans that will satisfy all dark chocolate lovers. Prepare the sipping chocolate hot or cold and customize each cup by adding one of the six Norman Love Potion flavored sugars. Flavor selection packages are available for $29.50 and include:

  • Unlimited Possibility, one tube each of Dragon’s Fire, Pure Darkness, Liquid Gold, Tropical Oasis and Winter’s Chill
  • Dragon’s Fire, five test tubes of sugar infused with jalapeno and cayenne peppers and a touch of cinnamon and vanilla
  • Pure Darkness, a pure devotion to dark chocolate with five tubes of extra dark cocoa infused sugar
  • Holiday Spirit, perfect any time of the year with five tubes of fresh grated spices and pure cane sugar
  • Liquid Gold, satisfyingly sweet and salty with five tubes of golden caramel and sea salt ground to fine sugar
  • Tropical Oasis, experience the islands with five tubes of sweetened creamy coconut powder
  • Winter’s Chill, stir up a wintery feel anytime with five tubes of sweet peppermint candy cane sugar

NLC Valentines Day 2014 300x200 More than one way to express your love this Valentine’s DayThe Valentine’s Day 2014 flavors include:

  • Wicked Game – devil’s food cake; devilishly decadent milk and dark chocolate are blended with European butter and heavy cream within a dark chocolate shell
  • Only You – vanilla bean; pure and perfect Swiss white chocolate is swirled into vanilla bean cream and butter, contrasting beautifully with a bittersweet shell
  • Sweet Love – chocolate fudge; sweet dark chocolate and sugars are spun into a silky fudge filling and dipped in dark chocolate
  • Sugar Sugar – sugar cookie; heartwarming fresh baked sugar cookies are mixed with almond ganache in white chocolate
  • Cherish You – cherry almond; a cherished combination of tart cherry and toasted almond ganache wrapped in a thin layer of Swiss white chocolate
  • Heart of Gold – orange caramel; sweet golden caramel, deglazed with fresh squeezed orange juice and vanilla, covered in milk chocolate
  • Fever – cinnamon “red hot;” feverishly delicious cinnamon-laden Swiss milk chocolate ganache truffle
  • Wild Thing – peanut butter marshmallow; the combination will drive you wild with layers of sweet white chocolate marshmallow and creamy milk chocolate peanut butter

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Each individual creation is handmade with the finest ingredients, no preservatives, using only the best quality of chocolates, butter, spices, nuts, purees and flavors.

The custom-designed heart-shaped Valentine’s gift boxes, filled with 10 heart-shaped pieces is $25 and a 24-piece assortment with heart-shaped and signature chocolates is $50. NLC’s famous green gift boxes feature the eight 2014 Valentine’s flavors along with an assortment of NLC’s 36 signature flavors with a five-piece box for $13.25; 10-piece box for $23; 15-piece box for $33; 25-piece box for $48.50; and a 50-piece box for $95.

The 2014 Valentine’s Day Collection is available for pre-order on Jan. 27, 2014 with shipping starting on Feb. 3, 2014. The collection is available on www.NormanLoveConfections.com through Feb. 14, 2014 and at the Fort Myers and Naples Chocolate Salons in Southwest Florida.

candy cane gift box pr nlc 07 2013 0111 rt 200x300 Shop our holiday collection and enjoy special savings Thanksgiving weekend!The 2013 Holiday Collection is now available at NormanLoveConfections.com and at the Chocolate Salons in Fort Myers and Naples, Fla., and to kick off the holiday shopping season, Norman Love Confections is participating in Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday with special offers.

10% Off Saturday at the Chocolate Salons and Artisan Gelato

To celebrate Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30, we want to thank customers for supporting small businesses like us during the holiday shopping season by offering a 10% discount on all products purchased in the Norman Love Confections Chocolate Salons in Fort Myers and Naples, and at Artisan Gelato by Norman Love in Fort Myers. The Small Business Saturday 10% discount is valid in-stores only Nov. 30, 2013 with one discount per person. Discount does not apply to online orders, shipping fees, pre-orders or orders previously or currently placed. Offer not valid on cake and dessert orders placed for a later date. If shipping items, discount does not apply to shipping and limit of shipping to five addresses. Offer cannot be combined with any other discount or loyalty cards. Please note: To allow our employees to share the holiday with their families, both Norman Love Confections locations and Artisan Gelato will be closed on Thanksgiving and Friday, Nov. 29.

Cyber Monday Savings on Shipping

We are extending a special offer on Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, the single largest online shopping day of the year – a flat $10 rate on second-day or ground shipping within Florida on online orders of $50 or more. The offer is not valid on overnight shipping or previously placed orders. To get the discount order, choose a shipping date of Dec. 20 or earlier. Avoid the crowds and enjoy shipping discounts by shopping at www.NormanLoveConfections.com on Dec. 2!

We have holiday gifts for everyone and take pride in the quality and convenience we offer this time of year. Give the gift of Love this year!

Would you Love to receive sweet savings such as these from Norman Love Confections on your mobile phone? Sign up for our mobile club by texting the word NormanLove to the number 44544 or complete the form online to receive periodic text messages about exclusive coupons and special offers!

Introducing Two New Ways to LOVE Chocolate!

Posted by Norman On November 5th

This week, Norman Love Confections launched two new artisan chocolate creations – Love Potion and Love Origins!

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Love Potion

Love Potion is a new way to enjoy Norman Love Confections’ already popular sipping chocolate. Each package of Love Potion comes with a 14 oz. tin of deliciously satisfying Rich Dark Sipping Chocolate, a rich bittersweet chocolate ma

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de with pure cane sugar and vanilla beans, as well as a distinctive blend of flavored sugars. Six varieties of Love Potion are available: Dragon’s Fire, Pure Darkness, Holiday Spice, Liquid Gold, Tropical Oasis and Winter’s Chill. Love Potion is now available online and in stores for $29.00.

 

Love Origins

An exclusive line of premium eating chocolate, Norman Love Confections’ new Love Origins collection consists of six chocolates chosen for their unique flavor qualities as well as the amazing stories of discovery, post harvesting methods and preservation unique to each. Each box contains six sleeves of high cocoa mass dark chocolate wafers including: Bolivian, which is made with organic beans from sustainable farms in Bolivia; Tainori, La Red and Hacienda Elvesia, made with sustainable beans of The Dominican Republic, and Alto el Sol and Fortunato No. 4, made with sustainable beans from Peru.

The organic cacao beans in Love Origins chocolates are farmed using sound humanitarian and environmental business practices. By purchasing these chocolates, consumers help support chocolate companies that invest in improving social and economic conditions for those who farm and harvest the cacao. Also, Norman Love Confections is investing a portion of the proceeds from Love Origins in the Rice Stove Project, an initiative to improve the lives of cacao farm workers and families. Love Origins is now available online and in stores for $26.00.

 

Visit www.NormanLoveConfections.com or call 866-515-2121 for more information about Love Potion and Love Origins, as well as the other artisan chocolate creations of Norman Love Confections.

The timing couldn’t be more perfect on this news story, which appeared in the New York Daily News today, the day after many of us celebrated Halloween with chocolate. According to a new study, Spanish researchers found that “European adolescents who reported eating a lot of chocolate had lower BMIs and slimmer waistlines.”

The study appears to back up what University of California researchers found in a 2012 study. Read more about both studies and related chocolate news at http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/chocolate-lovers-bmis-study-article-1.1503233.

14 ways to celebrate National Dessert Day!

Posted by Norman On October 7th

To help you prepare for this momentous occasion, celebrated annually on Oct. 14, we’ve put together a list of amazing creations available on our website. Visit www.NormanLoveConfections.com , or if you are in Southwest Florida, please come by to see what more we have at the Chocolate Salons in Fort Myers and Naples, Florida and at Artisan Gelato by Norman Love Confections in Fort Myers.

1. Signature Gift Boxes – Check out our fresh new flavors!

2. S’more Love – One of our most popular treats!

3. Norman Love Confections BLACK™ Chocolates – A dark chocolate connoisseurs favorite dessert, there are confections, bars and sipping chocolate!

4. The Bake Shop basket – Packaged fresh from the oven…. Need we say more?!

5. Seasonal Delights Pastry baskets – Your choice of large or small baskets featuring fresh artisan quick breads and jams, and more!

6. Gourmet Extravaganza basket – More than enough to share, but you don’t have to!

7. Chocolate Lovers basket – The ultimate way to celebrate, this basket is “choc” full!

8. Chocolate bars – Solid chocolate bars in milk, dark and white!

9. Nougats – Dark chocolate nougat and pistachio nougat… Yes!

10. Barks – Crunching yet creamy!

11. Chocolate-covered nuts – Almonds and hazelnuts abound!

12. Pecan and chocolate caramel turtles!

13. Chocolate toffee and walnuts!

14. Sugar-free chocolates – Chocolate barks and bars without the sugar!

Three simple tips for fabulous group gifts

Posted by Norman On September 18th

National Boss’s Day is coming up! Well, actually it is on Oct. 16, but that is only one month away, and if you start planning now you could give your boss a really impressive group gift when the time comes. It just takes a little planning, and we have a few tips to help you with that!

Tip 1 – Be Decisive – Most likely, everyone is too busy for another meeting, so decide on an amazing gift and make your proposal to the team. We recommend going all out with one of our Chocolate Clubs or a generous gourmet Gift Basket.

Tip 2 – Be Detailed – In your proposal to the team, provide details up front including how much the gift will cost in total and per person, and give a clear deadline for when each person’s contribution is due. Make sure the deadline is far enough out so people have time to work the expense into their budget, but leave enough time for shipping. We are having a one-day-only 15% off sale on Oct. 14 so mark your calendar and plan to order then!

Tip 3 – Make it Personal – How can you make the presentation more personal? Consider bringing everyone together to give the gift in person at a special luncheon, or if that is not possible have everyone add a personal message in the card.

If you have a small team or would rather give a gift on your own, Norman Love Confections has many wonderful gift options at every price level. Check out our website at www.NormanLoveConfections.com.

Fall in Love at Norman Love Confections

Posted by Norman On September 3rd

As summer vacations come to an end and thoughts turn to the fall, Norman Love Confections is introducing Fall in Love, a new line of confections to celebrate the season.

The limited edition chocolates are available Tuesday, Sept. 3 through Thursday, Oct. 31 and feature:

  • Chocolate Pecan Tart: Swiss milk chocolate ganache sprinkled with candied pecans in a dark chocolate shell
  • Maple Cookie: Fresh baked butter cookies blended with white chocolate maple ganache
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake: Pumpkin cheesecake ganache in creamy white chocolate
  • Apple Crisp: Tart Granny Smith apple ganache with a caramelized oat topping and a swirl of cinnamon
  • Caramel Pear: Golden vanilla caramel with fresh pear wrapped in milk chocolate

Fall in Love confections are presented in 5-, 10- and 15-piece boxes in all three Norman Love locations and online, and individual pieces are available in the Fort Myers and Naples chocolate salons.

Our top 5 back to school gifts

Posted by Norman On August 2nd

Summer vacation is winding down as schools across America open their doors in the next few weeks. Kids, teachers and school administrators are heading back to school, and the occasion calls for something special. Here are some gift ideas for your back to school crew:

1. The college student – Back to school means back to doing your own laundry and hitting the books. If you know a college kid who could use S’more Love this semester, we have the perfect gift. Our S’more Love gift box features delicious treats made with homemade graham crackers, marshmallow and fresh caramel, covered in gourmet milk chocolate.

2. The teacher – It’s an important and strenuous job, one that definitely calls for chocolate! Traditionally, teachers were given a fresh shiny apple on the first day of school, but we have a better idea. Improve on that tradition with a box of our Apple a la Mode confections.

3. The front office – From the principal to the school nurse, this team keeps the school running like a well-oiled machine from day one. Drop off one of our impressive green gift boxes, filled with an assortment of delicious chocolates, to show your appreciation.

4. The kiddos – The first day of school is a momentous occasion in the life of a child with a new teacher, new classmates and new things to learn! Slip a five-piece box of Peanut Butter and Jelly chocolates into the lunchbox of your favorite student.

5. The parent – After the chaos of back-to-school shopping and an emotional day at drop-off, parents deserve a little Love too. Help someone celebrate this bittersweet moment with a box of Norman Love Confections BLACK, our collection of ultra-premium dark chocolate confections.

All of these gifts and more are available at www.NormanLoveConfections.com, and please share your favorite back-to-school moments with us on Facebook!