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Seattle Chocolates Launches New Line of Premium American Chocolate Bars

Seattle, WA - jcoco is an elegant new line of American chocolate bars created by Jean Thompson, the “j” in jcoco. Every luxurious mouthful of jcoco chocolate combines premium chocolate with all-natural ingredients sourced from around the world. Like a couture fashion designer, Jean pays meticulous attention to every aspect of the chocolate-making process to ensure a one-of-a-kind sensory experience, from the moment the customer sees and opens the beautiful package to the final, memorable bite.

Seattle Chocolates Throws a Party to Celebrate Two Milestones

Seattle, WA - American chocolate maker Seattle Chocolates is throwing a birthday bash at its South Seattle headquarters to celebrate its 21st birthday on Saturday, November 10, 10am-4pm. There will be discounts and deals for all, as well as special goody bags for the first 100 customers. The site of the celebration is the company's stylish retail store, located at 1180 Andover Park West. The store, which opened its doors one year ago, carries the entire Seattle Chocolates line.

Seattle Chocolates Unveils 1950s Inspired Holiday Bars & Truffles

Seattle, WA - Seattle Chocolates' 2012 Holiday Collection, inspired by classic holiday tunes of the 1950s, evokes the romance, glamour and innocence of that era. This special collection of vintage-styled bars, gift boxes and truffles, called  “Baby, It's Cold Outside” is reminiscent of a time when dressing up was the norm, skis were long, narrow wooden sticks, and every child dreamed of owning a Flexible Flyer™.

Seattle Chocolates Introduces Two Ghoulishly Good Halloween Bars

Seattle, WA - Fun and fashionable American chocolate maker Seattle Chocolates brings a touch of whimsy to Halloween with the introduction of two limited-edition, all-natural truffle bars: Dead Sea Salt and Bloody Orange. The bars, which are available online and at thousands of independently owned groceries and boutiques nationally, make welcome hostess gifts for Halloween parties and a frighteningly delightful surprise for friends, teachers, colleagues or your favorite trick-or-treaters.

Seattle Chocolates Donates $20,000 to the Fred Hutchinson Research Center

Seattle Chocolates supports breast cancer awareness through sales of select truffle bars, but this year they took their efforts several thousand feet further. This summer, Jean Thompson (owner and CEO), Niel Campbell (President) and Joe Slye (Controller) successfully made it to the 19,339 ft summit of Mt Kilimanjaro and raised money for the Fred Hutchinson Center’s Climb for the Cure.

Seattle Chocolate Company Launches "Summer Love" Collection Bars

Seattle, Wa. (June 6, 2011). Seattle Chocolates launches its limited edition “Summer Love” bar collection in three refreshing new flavors.

If you told Owner and CEO Jean Thompson a year ago that she would be selling a chocolate bar with marshmallows, a sweet she has never cared for, she would not have believed you.  But her team insisted it could be great and so Jean set them to work. As it turned out, launching this years’ summer collection, was no picnic.

Gilda’s Club Seattle Members to Get a Mood Elevating Lift from New Seattle Chocolate Bar

Five lucky golden ticket winners will receive rare chocolate factory tour

(May 31, 2011 – Seattle, WA) -- In the celebrated words of Gilda Radner, “It’s always something.” In this case, it‘s something positive and hopeful which isn’t always easy when you are talking about cancer. But this is the everyday mission of the Seattle local chapter of Gilda’s Club.

Jean Thompson, CEO of Seattle Chocolate Company, is Named to the Board of Trustees for the National Confectioners Association

(Seattle, WA – August 11, 2008) – Jean Thompson, CEO and Owner of Seattle Chocolate Company (www.seattlechocolates.com), has been elected to the Board of Trustees for the National Confectioners Association, NCA President Larry Graham announced last week. Her board appointment commences in October of 2008 and continues through October of 2011.