Love chocolate? You’ll never want to leave these stores

By: Katie Goncalves | February 1, 2023
Assorted chocolates from Bon Bon Bon

Assorted chocolates from Bon Bon Bon

Chocolates for Valentine’s Day are a classic gift option for your sweetie who can’t get enough sweets. While there are plenty of great options in many grocery and convenience stores, elevate your Valentine’s gift-giving game and choose some chocolates from a local business. These chocolates are made right here in Metro Detroit and will have you questioning whether you’ll ever buy another regular box of chocolates on Valentine’s Day ever again. 

Blue Canary Confections

124 West 14 Mile Road, Birmingham

Blue Canary Confections makes everything homemade from scratch daily in their Birmingham bakery. Their bonbons are works of art with various colors finishing the outside of each one and the flavors change frequently. Chocolate lovers will be thrilled by the dark, milk, and white chocolate options as well as the unique selections that include ingredients like rosemary, passionfruit, and spicy mango.

Bon Bon Bon

Ann Arbor, Downtown, and Midtown 

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Every single Bon Bon Bon (one piece of chocolate) made at Bon Bon Bon (the business) is handmade in their hand-u-factory in Hamtramck. Bon Bon Bon has thought of nearly every single type of person and created chocolates just for them. Vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free options are all available. The flavors vary but you’re sure to find traditional selections like Bumpy Cake and S’Mores. If you’re more in the mood for something unique, try chocolates made with Hot Cheetos or Black Truffles. 

Special Valentine’s Day chocolate from Bon Bon Bon

Birmingham Chocolate

1260 Woodward Heights, Ferndale 

If you’re looking for a wide variety of chocolate options, Birmingham Chocolate definitely has something for everyone. Their bonbons steal the show with gorgeous colors on the outside and fillings like cremes, caramels, and nut clusters. They also offer chocolate bars and other chocolate-dipped treats. While they do not have a traditional storefront for browsing, you can order online and even have your chocolates delivered to you. 

Dwaar Chocolate 

2038 Cass Lake Road, Keego Harbor 
If your Valentine is keen on the pure flavor of high-quality chocolates, then you have to get them something from Dwaar Chocolate. Their mission is to showcase the differences in flavors of chocolates from different regions. Available in bars, each flavor is carefully made with whole ingredients that complement the chocolate perfectly.