Just in time for Valentine’s Day, there’s a profile of Eugene-based vegan chocolatier Chocolate Decadence in Southern Oregon’s Mail Tribune. Chocolate Decadence, which is now celebrating its tenth anniversary, was founded by Sam Melner, a chocoholic with a dairy allergy, and Cheryl Byer, a vegan. Melner has since bought out Byer’s stake, and it’s become something of a family affair, with wife Marjorie working in the kitchen (she’s described “painstakingly” coating nuts with chocolate) and son Pete, who’s the general manager. Though Byer is gone, their website still boasts links to vegetarian, vegan, animal rights, and animal rescue resources. And, as my omnivore father can attest to, the chocolate is fantastic.