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June 15, 2012 @ 3:03:53 PM — AdministratorGeneral

Hoosier Chocolate

DeBrand ChocolatesThe byways and back roads of the Hoosier state offer confectionary aficionados dream destinations — artisan chocolatiers, generational family chocolate makers and even a chocolate trail.

Chocolate making is a family tradition for Cathy Brand who started off at age 8 making chocolates for her family’s confectionary and then continued on the sweet path by studying chocolate making in Europe. Now the owner of DeBrand in Fort Wayne, touted by the Wall Street Journal as having the best artisan vanilla and chocolate marshmallows, Brand also offers tours showcasing the creation of her hand made candies.