January 26, 2009

Valentine's Day Gift Idea - Chocolate Dipping Adventure for Two


Chocolate Dipping Adventure for Two

Whether it's a cozy night in or chocolate entertainment with friends, there is something deeply satisfying with our Dipping Adventures. Sweet and savory experiences to bring out every flavor nuance of smooth melting chocolate. Just heat the chocolate and throw yourselves into pure seduction for all the senses. Contents: white pot, 40% milk pot, marshmallows, breadsticks, fudge, gianduja cubes. Try also dipping with fresh fruit (bananas, strawberries, grapes, pineapple) or other nibbles you fancy (pretzels, chocolate brownies, butter cookies, nuts).

For other Valentine's Day candy ideas, check out Candy Snob's Valentine's Gift Guide.

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January 22, 2009

Smashing Cadbury Creme Eggs While Waiting for the Bus

Cadbury has launches a new, interactive advertising campaign for their Creme Eggs. The twist is that the game is in bus shelters. Sounds like fun to us. Do they give out free samples too? :)

Check out the game in action below:

From PSFK via Brand Republic

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Valentine's Day Gift Idea - The Season of Love Sleekster


Season of Love Sleekster

Wish your sweetheart a Happy Valentine's Day in style, with champagne, vanilla and prosecco truffles, melt-in-your-mouth pralines, real fruit fusions, and with hand-touched hearts. This ought to get the evening started right...

For other Valentine's Day candy ideas, check out Candy Snob's Valentine's Gift Guide.

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January 19, 2009

CandySnob's Valentine's Gift Guide

Fellas, let's face it, the stakes are high on Valentine's Day. You have the opportunity to thrill your significant other...or crash and burn. Which is why we have a simple rule of thumb...keep it simple and keep it classic. We hope these choices help you make the most of the day.

Under $20

Women's Bean Project Sweet Heart Bundle
A perfect Valentine's Day gift, whether for your sweetheart or for a friend. Brownies, espresso beans and jelly beans...a great combo for baking, giving, and of course eating yourself!

Between $20-50
51PJUIPAqML._SL500_AA280_.jpgLittle Love Bites Chocolate and Candy Gift Box - Valentine's Day Gift Basket
A great mix, sure to please any tastes. Included are "Love Bites" Chocolate Covered Nuts, Raspberry Chocolates, Cappuccino Chocolates, Buttery Almond Toffee, assorted Caramel Chocolates, Double Chocolate Cappuccino Mix, White Chocolate Cappuccino Mix.

419FP3YMB2L._SL500_AA280_.jpgGeoff & Drew's Valentine's Day Sweethearts Solid Heart Box of Gourmet Milk Chocolates
This is the classic. A red heart shaped box with ribbon. Even better are the gourmet chocolates inside. Two pounds to be exact, all made by hand in small batches - the old-school European way.


Sweetheart Chocolate Rose Candy Bouquet - 1 Dozen Roses in a Gift Basket
Torn between flowers and candy for your Valentine? We say kill two birds with one stone with these chocolate roses. They come in a nice gift basket as well, adding to the effect.

41fH6IH1LrL._SL500_AA280_.jpgVery Special Liquor Filled Chocolates 22 Count Variety Wooden Valentine's Day Present Gift Pack
A little less traditional, but no less delicious and special. Each beautiful wooden gift box comes with 22 foil wrapped Very Special Liquor filled chocolates. Flavors include: Stolinchnaya Orange Russian Vodka, Cointreau Liquor from France, Darmbuie Liquer, Khalua Licor de Café, Sambuca, Cles des Ducs, B and B Liquor, Chambord, Saint James, and Jack Daniels

Over $50
61VkPAB+kbL._SL500_AA280_.jpgMy Chocolate Valentine Premium Gourmet Food Gift Basket
The safe bet...great chocolates in a beautiful package. This large wicker basket is dressed to impress with red roses and ribbons and features a large box of Hearts and Flowers Strawberry Chocolate Creams, large Heart Box of Assorted Chocolates, small Heart Box of Assorted Chocolates, 3 premium Chocolate Roses tied into a mini bouquet, premium Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Bar, Primo Dolce Chocolate Bursts, rich and creamy Chocolate Fudge, luscious Lindt Lindsor Truffles, Chocolate Truffle Popper, 5 Cherry Heart Lollipops tied into a bouquet and chocolate dipped Truffle Cookies

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January 12, 2009

Skull Chocolates for Valentine's Day from Choccywoccydoodah Chocolatier

choccywoccy-whiteskull.jpgNothing says "I love you" like a human cranium.

The self-proclaimed "Internationally renowned as the couturiers of chocolaterie...", Choccywoccydoodah makes decadent chocolate cakes, sculptures, and extravagant and chocolates.

For Valentine's Day, they've also put together some gothic goodies, such as a Victorian skull wasn't in fact made of porcelain, it was 100% Belgian chocolate.

Choccywoccydoodah is located outside of London in Brighton. Check out Choccywoccydoodah.

via CoolHunting

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December 31, 2008

CandySnob's Monthly Roundup for December


Goodbye 2008, hello 2009! Happy New Year!

Candy Deals & Offers

Candy History

Christmas Candy

Gift Guides



Novelty Candy

Retro Candy

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New Cadbury Creme Egg TV Ad

Cadbury Creme Egg hired Saatchi & Saatchi as their new advertising agency in July of 2008. Check out their first TV ad here.

If you're interested in reading more about the campaign itself, check out the full article at Brand Republic.

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December 25, 2008

Merry Christmas From Candy Snob!

From all of us at Candy Snob, we would like to wish you a happy, healthy, joyous, candy-filled Christmas.

Christmas is upon us, but if you didn't see our Holiday Gift Guide, check it out - these picks are good any time of the year!

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December 23, 2008

Boyer Candy Factory Tour Video

mallo.jpgWe came across a video tour of the Boyer Candy factory. It is from a couple years ago, from a PA-based cable channel. But not much has changed - Boyer Candy makes the famous Mallo Cup, and also make their own version of a peanut-butter cup called the Smoothie. Lastly you'll see the creation of their chocolate and peanut-butter covered pretzels (although that's not too exciting).

Check it out at PCN

For more Boyer goodness, check out I Love Mallo Cups.com

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How To Use Less in Chewing Gum Packaging

Designer Kyle Gati has a chewing gum redesign concept - using a lot less material - which has to be a good thing no? We think so.

Check it out at core77


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