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Marshmallows topped with chocolate hearts” (02/09/2016)

Long-stemmed roses are fine for Valentine’s Day, but even more enticing are these dark chocolate hearts atop pillowy marshmallows sweetened with organic wildflower honey. Husband and wife Russ and Shari Apotheker — who produce a line of small-batch, honey-sweetened chocolate bars for their company.”…
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Creative boutique gifts for Valentine’s Day” (02/05/2016)

This year, think outside the heart-shaped box. Visit a stylish local boutique and find something different, unusual, something your valentine will remember. Because your special someone is just that – special. Let them know it.”…
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Edible Boston: “APOTHEKER’S” (09/01/2015)

Tucked inside a delicately wrapped foil package, one of these peanut butter and honeyfluff cups was waiting in all its glory. Each flavor lingered on its own for a second, until they all converged to create a chocolate-honey-marshmallow-peanut-butter sensation. This confection is just the latest in Apotheker’s line of “bee-sweetened”…
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The Gathering Magazine: “Behind The Scenes at Apothekers” (09/01/2015)

The couple began selling their sweets in 2013 in Boston and have since gathered a devout fan base. Made with raw honey, the tasty treats are handcrafted with extreme care to ensure every ingredient is coming from a healthy place. Shari fills us in on their journey…
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Tell New England: “THE APOTHEKER’S CREATIVE HOMESTEAD” (06/10/2015)

Experimenting with new recipes and concoctions is not just a part-time hobby for these two artists. These days, it’s Russ and Shari’s livelihood. In 2013, the couple founded Apotheker’s Kitchen, which crafts simple, all-natural products and sweet confections. And although the company is only 2 years young, the concept was dreamed up well before …
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Eat Boutique: “THE SECRET LIFE OF CHOCOLATIERS” (02/13/2015)

Just one taste of their honey-sweetened confections, and you know instantly that Russ and Shari Apotheker of Apotheker’s Kitchen were destined to create all-natural and delicious chocolates (and marshmallows, for that matter). Their handcrafted treats are made with only the very best ingredients, like their chocolate, which is organically and biodynamically grown …
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Boston Globe: “New England’s chocolatiers set the bar high” (12/02/2014)

“We were trying to clean up our diet,” says Shari Apotheker. “But we wanted it to still be a fancy chocolate and feel indulgent.” APOTHEKER’S of Dorchester makes five varieties of honey-sweetened chocolate (79 percent), including Classic Dark, Cashew & Sea Salt, and Cherry & Almond. Husband and wife Russell and Shari Apotheker use unsweetened cocoa…
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American Provisions: “The Crop Circle Chronicles” (05/01/2014)

If you’ve grown familiar with the Apotheker’s bee-sweetened chocolate line at our shop over the past few months, you might be wondering what almond extract and toasted coconut have to do with this husband-and-wife duo’s line of sugar-free chocolate bars. Russ & Shari have made a name for themselves in just a few short months, crafting…
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Boston Globe: “Bee my valentine” (2/11/2014)

Apotheker’s Handcrafted Chocolate is the result of Russell Apotheker’s efforts to satisfy his wife’s desire for an all-natural indulgence. The elegant, honeycomb-stamped bars come in five flavors: cashew and sea salt, cherry and almond, classic dark, mint, and triple pepper. Each is wrapped in gold foil and packaged in…
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