We featured Chocolations in our Chocolate Manufacturers – Guide for Chocoholics.
Founder Maria Valente opened Chocolations in December of 2006. Located in Mamaroneck, NY Maria Valente creates these local sweets by hand from local and fresh high quality ingredients. Maria’s creations include hand dipped truffles, creative barks, cheerful pops, cupcakes, and beautiful holiday figures such as bunnies and hens. Her newest creation, rice crispy cakes! You have to see it to believe it!
Maria’s creations are award-winning. Westchester Magazine named Valente’s truffles best in Westchester in Febuary 2008. In November of 2008, Maria Valente’s antioxidant rich Good For You bar (with dark chocolate, dried blueberries and almonds) won as one of the top three chocolate bars in the United States.
Chocolations – Mission Statement
Create fine affordable chocolates using excellent ingredients. Give entrepreneurial woman or those with a socially conscious focus a showcase for their goods, and share my resources with them. Model an environmentally friendly, socially conscious business.
One of the latest specialties out of Chocolations, is their Crispy Cake. It starts with their homemade Crispy Treats shaped in a number of different ways. Delicious butter cream is then added to decorate, and it’s finish with solid chocolate pieces to enhance the effect. This is more than just a cake, it is the centerpiece, and a conversation piece all in one. Great for weddings and parties.
Caramel, Peanut Butter, Classic Milk, Amaretto, Ginger Honey, Hazelnut, Jasmine, Latte, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Toasted Coconut, Concord Grape, Cappuccino, Classic White.
Good for You Bar:
Chocolations Good For You Bar’s are delicious candy bars filled with health benefits. The bar is a combination of dark chocolate, dried blueberries and almonds. All of which are an excellent source of antioxidants, which protect the body against free radicals. Aside from it’s defensive capabilities, the Good For You Bar is a combination off your favorite flavors in a tasty little convenient bar. This “Not-So-Guilty” pleasure is easy to fall in love with, but of course, in moderation!