Rockland’s Bixby Chocolate wins big award
ROCKLAND, Maine (WABI) - A Rockland chocolate company has won a big award.
Kate McAleer calls herself the “Candy Queen.”
Bixby Chocolate’s Creme Brulee candy bar won a 2022 Good Food Award.
It’s a national competition, and Bixby Chocolate is the only winner from Maine.
The company imports its own beans from Central America and makes its own chocolate - the only “bean-to-bar” chocolatier in Maine.
McAleer says the award is a symbol of the company’s hard work.
”It’s good all around. It’s good for you, good for the environment, good for the people that are part of the growing process. It’s a true mark of excellence and a nationally-recognized logo, which is really exciting!” said McAleer.
She hopes to celebrate at the awards ceremony in San Francisco.
You can order your own award-winning chocolate bars at the shop in Rockland or online at BixbyChocolate.com.
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