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Norman Love Confections and Artisan Gelato announce summer hours


FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 21, 2013) – As the days become warmer, Norman Love Confections and Artisan Gelato by Norman Love announce their summer hours, effective June 3 through September.

The Fort Myers Chocolate Salon’s new hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Naples Chocolate Salon’s new hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Artisan Gelato’s new hours are Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Norman Love was keynote speaker at Edison’s Cornerstone Experience class


Chocolatier Norman Love was the keynote speaker during a recent Cornerstone Experience class at Edison State College, Collier Campus. The course is designed to help first-year students succeed in college, and then apply their knowledge in other classes and their workplace. Topics include time management, motivation and critical thinking. Norman Love shared his secrets to success including “giving your absolute best” everyday philosophy. Norman Love Confections chocolate salons are located in Fort Myers and Naples; and Artisan Gelato by Norman Love, a Euro-chic gelateria, is located in Fort Myers. For more information, visit

For Mom, only Love will do


FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 30, 2013) – This Mother’s Day, Norman Love Confections has created a line of chocolates that will make the day even more memorable.

The 2013 Mother’s Day collection, featuring eight heart-shaped flavors, includes dark chocolate peanut butter, mint tea, black and white cookie, roasted macadamia, caramel pecan turtle, chocolate dipped strawberry, Mayan chocolate and coffee caramel.

The artisan-designed Mother’s Day flavors are included in every green signature gift box along with an assortment of 36 signature flavors, now through May 12. This year, NLC has created a special, limited edition all-hearts gift box. This select gift of Love includes all eight flavors from the 2013 Mother’s Day collection as well as two heart confections from the signature collection of flavors for $23 (plus tax and, if applicable, shipping).

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Norman Love named head jury member for 2013 World Chocolate Masters competition in Paris


FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 23, 2013) – The World Chocolate Masters, the world’s premier culinary competition devoted solely to the art of chocolate, has invited Chef Norman Love to be the head jury member for the 2013 competition to be held Oct. 28 to 30 in Paris.

Love, chef/owner of Norman Love Confections, will oversee a group of 10 international jury members that will be judging assignments related to artistic and technical skills of the contestants. His role will include briefing the jury members at the beginning of each assignment focusing on the different points that should be considered, interviews with moderators and international journalists, and tasting but not voting except in the case of a tie.

A trio guaranteed to impress your Valentine


FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2013) – Realizing that women enjoy receiving roses, jewelry and chocolate on Valentine’s, Norman Love Confections has partnered with Mark Loren Designs and Signature Florals to create a one-stop opportunity that will produce a maximum impact on that special day.

Four Love & More! Valentine’s packages, ranging in price from $37 to $3,500 (tax not included), were developed to meet the gift-giving needs of everyone.

Blooming Love, priced at $37, includes a single red rose and a 15-piece box of Norman Love Confections. Bouquet of Love features a half dozen boxed red roses from Signature Florals, a 10-piece all heart box of Norman Love Confections and a Mark Loren Designs pendant for $99. Passion of Love, for $150, consists of one dozen arranged red roses from Signature Florals, a pink collector’s gift box (20 pieces) from Norman Love Confections and a Mark Loren Designs pendant.

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