Do you have a crush on someone and want to give them a Valentine’s Day gift? Is your kid celebrating their 10th birthday with a party? Either way, custom chocolate is perfect for the occasion!
Chocolate is not only delicious, but it’s also great as personalized gifts or favors. 62% of people want a gift that comes from the heart, and nothing says “I love you” more than a sweet treat. So put on your chef’s hat because this guide is here to help you whip up an amazing batch of custom chocolates!
Why Do You Need Custom Chocolate?
You could just buy a bunch of chocolate at the store, but you’re choosing to get them customized instead. Which of these sounds most like your reason for placing an order?
You’ve already got chocolate fondue and molten lava cake on the menu. Now make your customers feel extra special by handing out custom chocolate with their check.
Love is in the air! Flowers and teddy bears are wonderful, but your significant other will really go gaga over personalized chocolate bars. Pair them with a cute message like “You’re so sweet!” or “I love you choco-lots!”
Are you hosting a birthday bash at your house? Throw custom chocolate into the goody bags for all of the guests to take home. These treats are also excellent gifts for the birthday boy or girl.
Tis the season! Stuff every stocking hanging on the fireplace with custom chocolate candies. Santa would be proud.
Phew! You’ve got those seating arrangements all figured out, now you just need to put wedding favors on the tables. Hold your guests over until dinnertime by placing a few pieces of monogrammed chocolate on each plate.
It’s spooky season! Personalized chocolate is wonderful for Halloween office activities, school parties, and of course, trick-or-treaters.
Win over customers by selling chocolate at your store. Whether you’re a clothing store or bookstore, bite-sized pieces right by the register will be hard to resist.
After a long day at an expo, the attendees are sure to get the munchies. Feed their appetite by handing out free chocolate at your booth.
If your fundraiser is food-themed, like a cookout or picnic, chocolate is a good pairing. You can either sell it for a little extra profit, or hand it out inside of welcome bags.
Tips for Customizing Chocolate
Let’s get to the fun part – customizing your chocolate! Follow these tips to make sure they look good enough to eat (literally):
- Choose the packaging.
- Mix up the flavors.
- Decide where to print your text or design.
- Be unique & have fun.
How is Chocolate Packaged?
Chocolate comes in all kinds of shapes and sizes. The first thing you should do is figure out which style works best for you.
Option 1: Chocolate Boxes
Personalized boxes of chocolate are excellent for birthdays, holidays, or weddings. You don’t even need to use wrapping paper or a gift bag!
Option 2: Individual Pieces
Option 3: Candy Bars
Do you need freebies for your trade show or fundraiser? Chocolate candy bars are a great choice! They can be thrown in a tote bag and are super easy to carry around a venue hall.
The last thing you want is to get a bunch of candy bars, only to have them melt outside on a hot summer’s day, or to order boxes for everyone at your wedding, only to find out they’re too big for the reception tables. Come ready with a game plan!
What Are the Different Chocolate Flavors?
Do you remember the quote in Forrest Gump about life and a box of chocolates? The best ones have a mix of a ton of different flavors! Mix and match between any of the following:
Where is the Design Printed on Custom Chocolate?
You’ve got your favorite chocolates all picked out, and now you’re ready to add your design. A photo, logo, or text can be printed on any of the following areas:
- Chocolate & wrapper
Thanks to the power of edible ink, you can take a bite right out of a custom printed design!
Chocolate & Wrapper
Get more bang for your buck by printing your design on the wrapper and on the chocolate waiting inside!
If you’re getting the chocolate as gifts, it’s not a bad idea to put your design on the box. “Happy Holidays!” or “Thank You!” are great messages to print on the lid.
What is the Most Unique Chocolate?
Channel your inner Willy Wonka! You probably don’t have it in the budget for a chocolate river, but you can still customize unique, one-of-kind treats!
Need ideas? Try any of these yummy favorites!
What Other Treats Can You Customize?
Why stop at chocolate? Lay out a whole buffet of custom snacks and treats! You can print your design on any of these food items:
Why Should You Customize Chocolate?
You should customize chocolate because this treat has been scientifically proven to boost endorphin levels. Plus, 9 out of 10 people love chocolate, so it’s a gift that will always be well-received!
If you’re a business and you don’t sell chocolate at your store, you may want to reconsider. A study published by The Journal of Environmental Psychology found that customers at a bookstore were 40% more likely to buy cookbooks or romance novels, and 22% more likely to buy gifts of any genre if it smelled like chocolate in the shop. It just goes to show the power of chocolate!
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The Bottom Line
Now that you’re feeling hungry, get started on customizing chocolates for your business or event. Everyone is sure to melt over these delicious treats, so have fun with the process. And remember, don’t sneak any of the chocolates before you give them away as a gift!
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