Press & Praise

We’re proud of our products and our staff and it turns out others have taken notice, too. Browse articles about Grocer’s Daughter Chocolate here:

“Cut across the peninsula on M-204, then catch up with M-22 again as it winds south toward Empire until you spy the tiny chartreuse-green chocolate factory, Grocer’s Daughter Chocolates.”
– Traverse the Magazine “Many women deepen their friendship over chocolate. But Mimi Wheeler and her friend, Miriam Vasquez, have forged an alliance that transcends sharing a bar of chocolate or a brownie.”
- Traverse City Record Eagle

“If you find a better chocolate truffle than those made by Mimi Wheeler of Grocers Daughter Chocolate in Empire, let us know. One bite of any one of these fresh herb truffles, and one is immediately transported to a warm sunny summer afternoon in an aromatic backyard garden.”
- Northern Express

“… the flavanoids in ground cocoa beans, from which chocolate is made, may work like aspirin to fight off blood clots, relax and dilate blood vessels and even lower blood pressure. There’s another benefit, of course, to small doses of high-quality chocolate. Good chocolate makes people happy.”
- Traverse the Magazine

“Works of art come in all forms – sculpture, paintings, great literature and Mimi Wheeler’s herb-infused dark chocolate truffles… “
-County Flavor

“Have you ever heard of a chocolate truffle described as soulful and one that sings in your mouth? Then you probably have not tried Grocer’s Daughter Truffles…”
- Oryana Natural Food Market

WOOD-TV 8 West Michigan March 2014

FOX 17 West Michigan February 2014

FOX 17 West Michigan February 2014

Under the Radar Michigan October 2013

Record Eagle September 2013

Glen Arbor Sun July 2013

Michigan News Announcing GDC in GR June 2013

MLive Announcing GDC in GR June 2013

Experience GR Announcing GDC in GR June 2013

Oryana’s Blog Reporting on Our Recent Trip to Ecuador June 2013 Feb 2013

Traverse City Record Eagle Jan 2013

Oryana’s Local Vendor Feature Sept 2012

AAA Living Sept/Oct 2012

Named 2nd best Chocolatier in America by Feb 2012

Traverse – Northern Michigan’s Magazine Jul 2009

Local Edition June 2009

Come to the Table, WJR May 2009

Moments of Delight… Anne Reeves Jul 2009

Muskegon Chronicle Apr 2009

Michigan Blue Magazine Oct 2008

Traverse City Record Eagle Sep 2007

The Ulterior Epicure Feb 2007

Traverse City Record-Eagle Feb 2006

Northern Express Feb 2006

Lake Magazine Jan 2006

Traverse the Magazine Nov 2005

Leelanau Enterprise “County Flavor” Feb 2005

Oryana Natural Food Market Newsletter “Soulful Chocolate Truffles that Sing in your Mouth” – Nov/Dec 2004

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