Chocolate is tricky to ship because it melts easily. We want you to be happy with your order and want your chocolate to arrive fresh and not melted. Depending on the weather and shipping distance from Stowe, VT it may be necessary to ship via Priority Overnight with ice packs. Our ice packs stay cool for up to 48 hours. Although it is up to the buyer how we ship the order, we can only guarantee the chocolate during the warm months if shipped Priority Overnight. Please choose your shipping methods based on the information here, while considering the temperatures both at the chocolate's destination and the temperatures it will be traveling through.
Chocolate can withstand temperatures up to 70°F without ice packs and we discontinue shipping when the temperature at the destination address is expected to be above 80°F on the delivery date. We will hold orders until it is cool enough to safely ship your order. We recommend shipping your packages Monday through Wednesday to avoid having them sit in a warehouse over the weekend. We can recommend an ideal day for shipping your package based on the destination address. Please ask us.
International shipping is available via USPS, with no guarntee of shipping duration or arrival condition. We can ship internationally via private carrier (UPS or FedEx) for cost plus a handling charge of $9.50 to guarantee a day specific arrival.
Because we often make your chocolates to order it may take 2-3 days after your order is placed to ship.
NOTE: Our shopping cart calculates shipping based on Fed Ex shipping rates.