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1/4/2017 6:02:00 PM  



Purdys Chocolatier is once again proudly supporting Variety – The Children’s Charity in partnership with Global BC.

Since 2012, you've helped us raise $75,000 to help BC's kids with special needs.

Help us reach our 2017 goal of $20,000 by buying your special Himalayan Pink Salt Caramels Helping Hearts pack today.

$2 from the sale of each pack will be donated to Variety – The Children’s Charity, at the 2017 annual Show of Hearts Telethon taking place February 12th.

You can purchase Helping Hearts chocolates online at purdys.com or at any Purdys Chocolatier shop in British Columbia.

For more information on Variety, visit variety.bc.ca.




12/20/2016 3:16:00 PM  

Create a special custom bar wrap at select Purdys shops

No, really, we mean it. It’s a wrap.

A customized, personalized, unique chocolate bar wrap with a special message and photo from you.

We dare you to find a sweeter Stocking Stuffer or last-minute gift anywhere else.

Right?

Here’s how you can get yourself a custom bar wrap:

1. Drop by a participating Purdys shop. Currently, we have the custom bar wrap available in BC at Pacific Centre, Coquitlam Centre and Tsawwassen Mills; in Alberta at Chinook Centre and Edmonton City Centre; and in Ontario at Vaughan Mills and Rideau Centre.

2. Choose a background for your wrap, upload your photo and write your message.

3. Print your wrap and #BeAGiftHero this Christmas.

Got your gifts sorted already? Custom bar wraps also make the best birthday, anniversary, graduation and just-because gifts.




12/12/2016 5:16:00 PM  

Purdys' Sustainable Cocoa Program

There’s a not-so-secret ingredient in our chocolates: sustainable cocoa.

Everything we craft at Purdys Chocolatier is made with only 100% sustainable cocoa. We pay a premium for sustainable cocoa (because it’s the right thing to do) and that premium goes back into cocoa-growing communities to help our farmer partners, their cocoa co-ops and their communities.

Purdys has been using sustainable cocoa for years now, so this isn’t a new thing.

What is new is our Sustainable Cocoa Video, which puts the spotlight on the cocoa bean and how it does more than just create delicious chocolate.

Take a minute to enjoy the video:


Peter Higgins, our narrator as well as our President & Chocolate Scientist, has had the pleasure of traveling to regions where Purdys’ cocoa is grown and see firsthand the positive impact of sustainable cocoa.

If you’d like to learn more about Purdys’ Sustainable Cocoa Program and the sweet benefits of 100% sustainable cocoa, check out the newly updated Sustainable Cocoa section on our website.




11/14/2016 6:35:00 PM  

Be a gift hero this Christmas!

As the official chocolate of Christmas (and the unofficial chocolate of “OMG THANK YOU BEST GIFT EVER”), we know a thing or two about what it takes to #BeAGiftHero.

It all starts, as everything does at Purdys, with 100% sustainable cocoa.

Because there’s nothing like the feeling of giving someone a great gift that you know is also doing great things for the cocoa farmers that helped create it.

Our 100% sustainable cocoa helps cocoa farmers in rural communities gain access to education, clean water, medical supplies and many other community-driven initiatives.

So you’re a gift hero in more ways than one, and that’s extra awesome.

Check out our Gift Hero Guide right here.

Plus the more you buy, the more you'll save with our Volume Discounts.

And don't forget about our free shipping over $65+ anywhere in Canada!




10/31/2016 5:41:00 PM  

In Memoriam: Gary Mitchell

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our head chocolatier Gary Mitchell.

Gary was such a positive force in the lives of so many, not just at Purdys, but for his family, friends and everyone who had the pleasure of meeting him even briefly.

He had been battling cancer for the past few years but he never lost his spark or his joy for life.

He was a cornerstone of Purdys history and a big part of the Purdys family and our wider community.

Gary invented the Himalayan Pink Salt Caramel, award-winning Goat Cheese & Chardonnay Truffle and countless other favourites. I know his incredible passion for everything he did will always come through in the chocolates and the recipes he created. But above all, Gary’s warmth and kindness are the things that most stood out about him.

Gary was and will continue to be our inspiration, and we will miss him greatly as both a true friend and colleague.

—Peter Higgins, President & Chocolate Scientist




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