Chocolate blog

Hip Hip Hooray for Halloween!

Working at a chocolate company, it’s hard for us to not be excited for Halloween. It’s a day, after all, that revolves around delicious treats. Chef Fred has gotten into the spirit of the day with ghost (buttercreme) and pumpkin (peanut pretzel) confections that are available for purchase in the chocolate case, as well as […]

Fall Events & Shipping Special!

It's a fresh week, and we couldn't be happier about the great things that the autumn is bringing to our schedule. Pull on a snuggly sweater, and join us for some Fall Fun at any of the following spots. N3RD Street Farmer's Market — Old City, 3rd & Market 2 – 7pm, Tuesdays through November […]

Chocolate-Covered Caramels

IT’S CHOCOLATE-COVERED CARAMEL WEEK AT TRADESTONE CONFECTIONS AND WE PROVE THAT WE KNOW HOW TO PARTY.  We have drenched our best-selling, buttery salted caramel in both creamy milk and salted dark Valhrona chocolate, and the results are worth celebrating.   No matter where you’re going, there is a box of chocolate-covered caramels to bring along […]

3 Reasons to Go Local with Your Fall Drink

There’s a reason that Americans look forward to fall almost more than any other season, even though it means the end of summer and a slow trudge towards increasingly unbearable cold. Warm. Fall. Drinks. When you picture yourself in bleachers lit by Friday night lights, loading your kids onto a hayride, or searching for the […]

The Ultimate Summer Moment

At Tradestone, we’re always seeking out quintessential ‘seasonal moments’ and finding ways to enhance them with flavor. To us, the longer, hotter days of summer cry out for refreshing post-dinner drinks. The cocktail is to summer what cider is to fall. Chef Ortega has crafted a brand new confection to enhance those summer libations. He […]

Chocolate + Whiskey: A Father’s Day Win

CHOCOLATE + WHISKEY: A FATHER'S DAY WIN   Men can be notoriously hard to buy for, but Tradestone Confections has come to your rescue with the ultimate Father's Day gift: our single origin chocolate bars paired with your favorite whiskey. Pick out a bottle of the good stuff with a low sugar, high alcohol content (Dad […]

Fresh weather, fresh flavors

Spring is here with summer soon to follow, and foodies everywhere are celebrating the return of outdoor seating, farmer’s markets, and the taste (at last!) of fresh, local produce. Tradestone is stepping up to the warm-weather plate with some truly exceptional flavor pairings that highlight the season’s best ingredients. Fans of juicy berries, bright citrus, […]

Easter Chocolates have arrived!

A selection of delicious Easter Chocolates are now available at Tradestone Cafe! Bunnies, eggs and crosses come in a variety of sizes, and also in both milk and dark chocolate. BUNNIES: $6 for small / $15 for medium / $18 for large EGGS: $6 for small / $10 for large CROSSES: Small for $2 Call […]