Three years ago, Jane and Wally Delia sold their business, Vermont Chocolatiers, to the owners of the Route 4 Country Store in Quechee and branched out in other directions.
Their hiatus didn’t last long. “We just kind of missed it,” Jane Delia says. “It’s a fun, creative business.”
So the Plainfield couple has signed a lease on a storefront at 40 State Street in Montpelier, where they will open the Cocoa Bean, a chocolate shop, later this month. Jane Delia says she will make all the chocolate — truffles, barks, clusters and turtles, among others — on site.
Expect some creative truffle flavors, she says, including toasted coconut, honey cognac and maple cayenne.
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