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Wednesday, December 6, 2006

He expresses himself with chocolate

NATICK

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A sample of Spillane's wares
(Globe Photo by Wiqan Ang)

Jonathan Spillane had been a carpenter for the past 22 years, but decided he needed a change of pace.

He's now the owner of Cocoapelli Chocolates, and has a 350-square-foot kitchen in his Natick garage. Every day is devoted to making a different type of chocolate, the Globe reports.

How exactly did he go from being a carpenter to chocolatier?

"I have always loved food," he told the Globe in a story today. "Wherever I travel, I buy whatever chocolate I find."

-- Erica Tochin

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