About Lauren

Founder & Chief Chocophile Lauren Adler

Lauren Adler is the Founder and Chief Chocophile of Chocolopolis, a chocolate retail store in Seattle and online that offers hundreds of craft chocolate bars. A pioneer in the craft chocolate industry, Lauren has over a decade of experience introducing consumers to fine chocolate. She is the Vice President of the Fine Chocolate Industry Association (FCIA), a non-profit organization that promotes quality, innovations, ethical sourcing, and best practices in the fine chocolate industry. She has been a speaker and panelist at numerous FCIA conferences, the Northwest Chocolate Festival and the Dallas Chocolate Festival. She has been a judge in the chocolate category at the Good Food Awards, and she is a co-founder of the Pacific Northwest Chocolate Society. She writes about chocolate here and you can find her on social media @ChiefChocophile and @Chocolopolis.


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