Frédéric Bélanger Fine Chocolates & Other Temptations

Business Major, Frédéric Bélanger, was the $1,000 winner of the 2011 Economic Fuel competition. He makes and sells ultra-premuim chocolates, desserts and other specialty foods, while emphasizing social responsibility.

Economic Fuel is a business plan competition for students from College of the Redwoods, Humboldt State University, and recent college graduates who reside in Humboldt County. They provide resources and support to inspire Humboldt County’s student entrepreneurs to make their business dreams a reality. The annual competition officially launches each Fall and culminates in the Spring, and this year offered $117,000 in seed capital, awarded to eight winning teams.