"Chocolatier Changes Location,
The Jewish Advocate
(July 30-August 5, 2004)
Sharon, Mass. - They may have moved to a bright and
sunny shop on the South Shore, but Sweethearts Three's fine chocolates
are still in demand in Chestnut Hill.
"Things in Sharon are amazing - even better than
we thought," said Jill Schwab, vice president and daughter of shop
owner Karen Schwab. "But we still deliver to Chestnut Hill and Newton.
We have a lot of customers there."
Karen's husband is Dr. Jay Schwab, a semi-retired
children's dentist, and Sweethearts three is a family business.
Jay can be found dipping candies when he's not at his dental practice.
There is one more family member at Sweethearts Three.
Although she's not a relative by blood, Helen Murphy has been with
the company for more than 20 years. Murphy is the primary candy
maker, or as Jill calls her, "a chocolate artisan with any eye for
The company, which hand-makes edibles from chocolate
truffles to themed centerpieces, has been around since 1981. It
was then that Karen got the idea to start a handmade chocolate business
that catered to kosher clientele, after she completed a candy making
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