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Nova Scotia: Chocolate and Syrian Chocolatiers

nova scotia: The Hadhads arrived in Nova Scotia as refugees from Syria and formed Peace by Chocolate in a small barn in Antigonish in August 2016, according to The Chronicle Herald. Success was immediate and accelerated when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praised the chocolate in a speech he gave to the United Nations in the fall of that year. Next year, they intend to expand nationally and into the U.S. All of this comes less than 18 months after the Syrian chocolatiers began operating in Canada. Trudeau's praise precipitated so many orders the company was forced to shut down its website for a while. Ingredients include local fresh organic honey and pure juices. The box of 15 chocolates now sold by Sobey's features white, milk and dark chocolate. ( As reported in the news.