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Last Day for Irish Potatoes 2017!

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, meaning today is this last day for Irish Potatoes. These popular traditional old fashioned candies have been flying out the door throughout the  beginning of the month. We are harvesting throughout the day, but it’s a good idea to reserve some ahead of time. Don’t miss out on this once a year treat!

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Shamrocks and Leprechauns

Looking for another option for St. Patrick’s Day themed treats? Look no further than our milk chocolate shamrocks on a stick ($1.25) and milk chocolate leprechauns ($2.95). These chocolate novelties make a delicious compliment to our specialty Irish potato candies.

March 17th is the last day for these yummy treats, so don’t miss out!

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2017 Irish Potatoes Now Being Harvested

Po-TAY-to or po-TAH-to? Which do you say? Either way, it is that time of year again. With the arrival of March comes the first harvest of Irish Potatoes. This once a year treat is eagerly anticipated. Finally the wait is over.

What is an Irish potato? An old-fashioned, traditional handmade candy made to resemble a freshly dug potato from the ground. Inside is a coconut cream centre, which gets rolled in a cinnamon mixture, giving the outside that distinct fresh harvested look. No need to wash these treats before eating though.

The final harvesting for 2017 takes place on St. Patrick’s Day – Friday March 17th. Get yours before the crop is gone!

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Truffles are Here 2017

Right on schedule for Valentine’s Day our hand made, hand rolled and, hand dipped truffles are in the showcase, ready and waiting as an extra special Valentine’s treat. Because we use so much fresh cream in our truffle the shelf life is set at 10 days. Dipped in milk and dark chocolate there are five flavours available.

  • Amaretto
  • Chocolate
  • Mint
  • Orange
  • Raspberry

Truffles are available individually or in an assortment of different size boxes.

  • Individual Truffles
  • Bow Box of Two Truffles
  • Loose Pack Box of 6
  • Square Box of 14
  • Foil Rose Heart Box 0f 12
  • Square Box of 25

Don’t forget to pick up this extra special once a year treat for your Valentine before it’s too late.

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Sweetheart’s Blush Fudge

Our special fudge for the month of February of course ties into Valentine’s Day. Sweetheart’s Blush is a vanilla based fudge tinged with pink and the flavour of pink champagne – a fruity flavour leaning toward strawberries. It makes a lovely addition to a mixed box of fudge, or stands alone as a tasty gift. Why not try some today?

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