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Norman Love Confections

  • Norman Love Confections' dark chocolates make Forbes top 10 list

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2014) – You can travel the world in search of exceptional chocolate but, it seems the road always leads back to Norman Love Confections in Fort Myers.

    The celebrated chocolatier’s fanciful creations recently made Huffington Post’s list of top chocolates, and now Forbes has weighed in with yet another ringing endorsement. Forbes writer Katie Kelly Bell sampled more than 100 truffles and compiled a list of her 10 favorites, naming Love’s BLACK line among them.

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    “Norman Love’s Black Collection is the box to buy if you simply want variations on the pure dark chocolate theme,” she writes. “Love designed a tasting box of expressions of chocolate from all over the globe (Venezuela, Tanzania, Peru, Dominican Republic, Ghana). Truffles are pure ganache with a glossy exterior hand-painted with different colors. Ideal for the purist who doesn’t want contrasting flavors to interfere with the joy of chocolate.” Continue Reading

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  • Norman Love Confections now open in Estero's Miromar Outlets

    NLC Miromar Outlets interior

    ESTERO, Fla. (Oct. 3, 2014) – Satisfying that craving for Norman Love’s chocolates, pastries and gelato treats has just gotten easier with the opening of the company’s new location at Miromar Outlets in Estero.

    It is the fourth location for Norman Love Confections, which operates Chocolate Salons in Fort Myers and Naples as well as Artisan Gelato in Fort Myers.

    Not only will the Miromar location offer chocolates, pastries and gelato, it will do so from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. six days a week and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 239-672-8787. Continue Reading

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  • Norman Love Confections honors breast cancer survivors

    20pc Breast Cancer Awareness gift box

    20pc Breast Cancer Awareness gift box

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 1, 2014) – Norman Love Confections is observing Breast Cancer Awareness month by recognizing breast cancer survivors with a special promotion. Anyone who purchases a special pink, heart-shaped box of 20 ultra-premium chocolates, priced at $40, during October is invited to share the story of a breast cancer survivor. At the end of the month, one survivor will be chosen to become a member of the Chocolate Club, entitled to a shipment of Norman Love Confections every month for a year. Each shipment will contain 15 pieces, hand-selected by the confectioner’s chocolatiers, with boxes decorated for the season. Continue Reading

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  • The pink pumps return to Norman Love Confections for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    NLC Pink Pumps

    NLC Pink Pumps

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2014) – Norman Love Confections’ pink pumps are making an encore appearance to help promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and they are available only during October. The award-winning chocolatier has launched a monthlong fundraiser with proceeds from the sales of the $28 milk chocolate high-heel pumps supporting Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida.

    The shoes, originally conceived by Maura Metheny, head of chocolate design and product innovation at NLC, are five inches tall, 6 1/2 inches long, three inches wide and made of 150 grams of ultra-premium chocolate. Three dollars from each shoe will benefit Komen.

    The pink pumps will be available at the Fort Myers and Naples chocolate salons, and the new Miromar location after its early October opening, throughout the month of October. Continue Reading

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  • Norman Love Confections' new Estero location set for October opening

    Sign Installation

    Sign Installation

    ESTERO, Fla. (Sept. 23, 2014) – Work is underway on Norman Love Confections' fourth location, a new chocolate salon at Miromar Outlets in Estero. Scheduled to open in early October, the 1,100-square-foot confectionary boutique is located at the east end of the shopping complex, opposite Ford’s Garage.

    “We’re eager to bring our chocolates and gelato to this vibrant part of Southwest Florida,” said Norman Love. “The salon also will offer pastries, crepes and coffees, and our pastry chefs are exploring the possibilities of special varieties to appeal to Miromar Outlets’ international shoppers.”

    The salon also will serve sundaes, cookies, brownies and a variety of hot and cold beverages and will be open seven days a week. Continue Reading

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