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Friendship and food make a sweet combination for one local business

In a small commercial kitchen in the center of town, two friends have discovered a winning recipe for a successful business: a love of cooking and a passion for healthy eating.

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Pure7 Chocolate

Chocolate bars made with honey, not sugar

Many experienced chocolate makers told them it couldn’t be done. But that did not discourage Julie MacQueen and Carrie Raho, founders of Pure 7 Chocolate, from developing raw and organic chocolate bars sweetened with honey instead of sugar.

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Edible Boston: Pure 7 Chocolate

They said it couldn’t be done. They said nobody could do it. But Julie MacQueen, 41, and Carrie Raho, 39, business partners and best friends, were determined to create a healthy yet tasty chocolate bar without sugar, and they did it.

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