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What a Gem

We loved buying some yummy chocolates and a couple of great Tshirts. Got to chat with the family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ian H
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Worthwhile visit

Lovely people, inspiring story, yummy chocolate. Really enjoyed meeting this family originating... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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32 Bay St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2G8, Canada
+1 902-735-2762
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped in the store Wednesday, August 8th. The store said open, but no one was around. We circled backed 30 minutes later, and the same thing. So on Saturday, August 11th, we bought a box at the New Glasgow Market. The chocolates were quite...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved buying some yummy chocolates and a couple of great Tshirts. Got to chat with the family who work here. Don't miss it.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely people, inspiring story, yummy chocolate. Really enjoyed meeting this family originating from Syria and making a life for themselves in Canada.

Thank smalltoad
Reviewed 19 June 2018

my husband and I have visited their shop on main st, which was their original factory when they started out and their new facility. Their story is amazing and has been shared globally. They can also be found on Facebook.

Thank BettyandBill
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I learned about Peace by Chocolate through an article written in the newspaper and was eager to support this venture but live almost four hours away, so I was grateful when I had the opportunity to go to Antigonish for a sporting event in spring...More

Thank lisapD3575AI
Reviewed 20 March 2018

My husband and I planned the visit to Peace by Chocolate after searching out places of interest before our Nova Scotia trip, but we happened upon the coolest meeting when we arrived. At the time, the business was still run out of a small building...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Review of the chocolates not the location. Purchased the chocolates at a grocery chain the chocolates are super hard bland not even close to good chocolate's suppliers like Purdy's. when you bite into them your are close to breaking your teeth now unless the poorly...More

5  Thank andrew k
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The owners of this factory, the Hadhad family, arrived in Nova Scotia as refugees fleeing Syria, having lost their chocolate factory in their own country. Supported by the Antigonsih community, they managed to start a chocolate business in their new home. The result is Peace...More

1  Thank the_introoder
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Went to Antigonish for the weekend, already knowing this was at the top of my list. It's a small shop, with a lovely story, great worker, samples and even better boxed chocolates..I bought some for myself, and for a girlfriends bridal shower present. They are...More

1  Thank doucey4
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Civil war forced the Hadhad family to abandon their chocolate shop in Damascus, Syria, fleeing first to Lebanon, and then seeking refuge in Canada. After arriving in Antigonish NS in 2016, they started over again, opening a tiny factory in a space smaller than a...More

Thank regis c
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Mary Jane E
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Response from Carmen O | Reviewed this property |
not yet, that I can see, but the website says their online shop is almost ready. :-)