July 13, 2009

70-Piece Chocolate Collection in Steel Colored Box

Trendy Steel Colored Chocolate Box With Velcro Lock (70 pieces)

Trendy Steel Colored Chocolate Box With Velcro Lock (70 pieces)

70 remarkably divine chocolates all hand crafted by award winning master chocolatiers virtuosos of their craft. Each masterpiece will seduce your senses with an array of alluring aromas incomparable flavors and tempting textures. You can even select each and every chocolate for the ultimate personalized assortment.

And it has a cool steel colored box, something you don't see every day with chocolates.

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July 9, 2009

Most Disturbing Use of Candy for "Art" Ever

If you want to...check out Stephen J Shanabrook's candy artwork. He is a New York and Moscow-based artist who uses food both as medium and metaphor. Using commonplace materials and forms generally seen as benign indulgences-- sweets, chocolate, and cotton candy -- he brings about disturbing new meanings, exploring the intersections of desire, violence, permanence, and death.

from the aptly titled eatmedaily.com

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July 1, 2009

CandySnob's Monthly Roundup for June 2009

Gourmet Candy

Organic Candy

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Chocolates Inspired by Latin Philosophers

CIOCCOlatini are chocolates representing the most famous Latin philosophers, each one with a particular spice. The product won the Chocolate & Design Contest 2007.


From Playdesign via NOTCOT

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June 29, 2009

Nibchoc - "Chocolate Hit" without any of the bad stuff

According to creator Rachel Niblock, "Nibchoc is designed to provide a satisfying "chocolate hit" without any of the additives found in chocolate. Its made with cacao nibs, from the fruit of the Theobroma Cacao tree, which in their raw state contain over 300 chemical compounds that render them highly nutritious."

What makes the bars sweet (and edible)? Agave nectar. And they're bound together with coconut oil. If you're a diabetic, vegan or coeliac, Nibchoc would be a great option for you.

Photo and some info via Mindfood

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June 24, 2009

Chocollider - Chocolate Meets Mosaic


A new concept by Yaroslav Shuvaev, "Energy Chocolate with 4 SKUs , for teenagers, students, and other young people. Two fun mosaic chocolate bars in one package."

Cool idea, and nice packaging, but I have to wonder if chocolate that's made to play around with and make different shapes would be messy. Wondering how easily it melts I suppose.

Love the look of the bar before being broken up though - really beautiful.


from The Dieline

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June 22, 2009

The Caramellow - Aptly named fusion chocolate

The Caramellow is one of the more beautiful and interesting pieces we've seen in awhile. Made up of mellow caramel chocolate and premium milk chocolate, with baby caramel chocolate buttons and florentine squares pressed into the top, as well as a sprinkling of crunchy crushed cinder toffee. And this bad boy is a 1 pound slab - 10" x 6"!


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May 9, 2009

Boyer Candy Unveils New Value Pack Design

Boyer Candy Company, makers of the Famous "Mallo Cups," Smoothie Cups," and "Peanut Butter Cups," unveil their new graphic designs for the value pack trays.

(PRWEB) May 8, 2009 -- Boyer Candy Company, makers of the Famous "Mallo Cups," Smoothie Cups," and "Peanut Butter Cups," unveil their new graphic designs for the value pack trays. "We are excited about the line expansion" expresses Tina Baker, Vice President of Sales, "It enables us to meet different price points for the Supermarket, Drug Store, and Mass Merchandiser Distribution Channels."

Boyer's New Value Packs will be packed in pre-perforated "Ready Display Cartons" and will be available in all three products - Mallo Cups, Smoothies, and Peanut Butter Cups for fall delivery. Visit our booth #2310 at the ALL CANDY EXPO in Chicago on May 19th-21st of 2009.

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May 1, 2009

April 29, 2009

CandySnob's Mother's Day Candy Guide

Thumbnail image for 01386_2009042116521_400.jpgThe Maman Collection from Richart
There are three delicious boxes of chocolate for Mom here. And aside from the unique and scrumptious chocolates we've come to expect from Richart, the packaging is a piece of art as well.

  • Maman Chérie - Microheart bonbons with hearts in three flavors: Dark Chocolate: Venezuelan Ganache; Milk Chocolate : Almond Praliné; White Chocolate : Caramel Coulis

  • Maman Intense - Bonbons in 7 different aromas and artistic designs: Ganache: Balsamic, Roasted, Fruit, Citrus, Herbal, Floral or Spice. Plus it comes with a an edible "Happy Mother's Day" chocolate plak. Available in 17 and 50 piece boxes.

  • Maman Amour - Bonbons that say I love you in French, "Je t'aime". Dark Chocolate: Raspberry ganache; Milk Chocolate : Almond Praline; White Chocolate : Apricot Coulis. Also with the edible "Happy Mother's Day" chocolate plak. Available in 10 and 26 piece boxes.

MOTVA_thumb_2.jpgMother's Day Gourmet Assorted 1 Lb Chocolate Box from Dan's Chocolates

  • Delicate and thin chocolate shells filled with the freshest creams, fruit purees, pure cocoa butter and nuts to create the most flavorful of fillings.

  • Bars include 2 each of these unique flavors: Peppy-R-Mint, Orangadu, Caramel River, The Caffeinator, Trail Hound, White Delight, Lot-A-Choc, and PB Eclipse!

  • 1 lb. box includes 36 truffles or 16 1 oz bars.

godiva 1_.jpgGodiva Mother's Day Gift Set
Godiva knows how to do it. This over-the-top treat includes three trays filled with 30 elegant truffles, including limited edition Mango in Dark Chocolate, Peach in Milk Chocolate, Strawberries and Crème in White Chocolate, plus regular, awesome Godiva truffles. With a mirror inside the lid, this gift box makes a lovely keepsake for jewelry and more.

51csnW-VEoL._AA280_.jpgGodiva 9-piece Mother's Day Truffle Gift Box
Just slightly smaller but just as beautiful and just as delicious, we had to add another Godiva gift for mom.

  • Includes Mango Truffle in Dark Chocolate, Peach Truffle in Milk Chocolate, and Strawberries and Crème Truffle in White Chocolate.

  • Charming, elegant oval shaped floral box arrives ready for giving.

  • 9 pcs.

  • Kosher OU-D

51GodduTfsL._AA280_.jpgLeonidas Belgian Chocolates: Decorative Ballotin
Leonidas Belgian Chocolates are the perfect way to indulge in any season. This assortment includes a selection of sinfully smooth truffles, delicate fresh butter creams, and delectable pralines in milk, dark and white chocolate coverings, all in a stylishly wrapped ballotin.

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