Grocers Daughter Chocolate

12020 S. Leelanau Hwy (M-22) Empire

Grocer’s Daughter Chocolate was founded in 2004 by Mimi Wheeler and is now under the stewardship of a very talented staff and DC Hayden and Jody Dotson. We are a small, family-owned business, perched on a dune in the quaint village of Empire, on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Great chocolate starts with great people. We practice sustainable sourcing by building relationships with our importers and by purchasing fairly traded cacao.  We are committed to paying “more than it’s worth on the commodity trading platforms” because our importers and farmers deserve to make a fair livelihood for their families. By purchasing couverture at a fair price from people we know and trust, we can deliver you a great chocolate and we can deliver them a little piece of mind.

Our chocolates our extra special because we add a pinch of Northern Michigan. Local and/or organic dairy products, herbs and edible flowers come straight from our gardens. Honey, maple syrup, berries and loads of other local/organic fruit & nuts are used whenever possible.

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