Alicja Confections — Home of the Postcard Chocolate Bar & The Confection Club

Hi! I'm Alicja, and I'm the owner, creator, chocolate magician, and just about everything else of Alicja Confections!

AC started as a hobby after leaving my job at a chocolate shop - and getting a "big girl job. My first product was chocolate bonbons one Christmas, in Winnipeg, MB. Boy, did I under estimate the demand for funky, cool looking chocolates in Winnipeg! In the first month of sales, we sold over 250 boxes of chocolates locally and online.

Since then, Alicja Confections has evolved. I wanted to make a product that was fun, versatile, colourful, and delicious. We first started packaging our chocolate bars in individual paper boxes we would print out - one by one. Boy, that was a headache. I was consumed with finding a way to package the chocolate bars in something that was full colour - I didn't want to compromise the designs I love so much. So I got the idea of putting the bars in envelopes. The front has the product info, and the back has a space for a message, address, stamps, and boom! The Postcard Chocolate Bar was born!

After a few short months, I've now moved to Ottawa, ON. My fiancé, Nick, is going to law school here, and I'm working on Alicja Confections full time. That means every time you purchase something from us, you're supporting a real local business with one employee that does everything. Okay, maybe two - but Nick only gets paid in kisses!



We've been featured in a number publications online and in print. If you're interested in contacting us about promotional opportunities and features, send us a line!

Testimonials
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"Communication with Alicja was spot on and super fast shipping!! 4 of these bars are for Christmas and of course I had to treat myself to one.....the Słodka sól, and Wow the taste is oh so good and different! Love the beautiful packaging too. Thanks again 😊"
Sylvia, Customer
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"This chocolate arrived very quickly and was beautifully packaged! It also tastes absolutely delicious!"
Christy, Customer
Press coverage
"‘Tis the season to splurge on small-batch chocolate, swank kitchen tools and coffee-table-worthy cookbooks."
20 gifts that foodies will love
Chateline - November 08, 2016
"This roundup of teacher gifts scores an A+ for creativity!"
Holiday teacher gifts: 10 fun ideas
Today's Parent - November 15, 2016
"Available in 18 flavours in white, dark and milk chocolate, there’s much to sink your teeth into about Alicja Confections handmade chocolates."
Capital Style: Janet Wilson's best bets
Ottawa Citizen - November 22, 2016
People
Alicja Buchowicz
Owner
20something year old from Winnipeg, MB, and now in Ottawa, ON! Everything is hand made and designed by me!
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