Friday, April 9, 2010

New Chocolate Packaging


I have been looking for a good line of boxes for our chocolates, confections, salts and teas/infusions for a long time. Years actually. Sure, you could have a line of beautiful one-of-a-kind custom made boxes, but that could cost thousands of dollars. Since we are a non-profit institute and we are very much a DIY kind of people, we have always made do with foil and gift wrap. Until now. I found a company that makes what I had been looking for, was reasonably priced and could give us a product on a consistent basis. Ok, so that was nice. The problem was that our candy bars wouldn't fit any of the sizes of the boxes they had! We took a hit and ordered new chocolate molds that would fit inside these boxes. I feel that it was the right investment. Now we have a uniform line that is clean and consistent and I believe looks very sharp. And it is still kind of DIY, since the leaf imprint is done by us with a rubber stamp. The stack you see above is a sampling of some of the chocolates we offer. Below are two of the varieties of salt we sell.



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4 comments:

  1. I saw the package you gave Dominique, it looks really nice.

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  2. Hey Chef,

    A post about the giant miche you made (I believe with the vegetable ash stenciled on top) would be outstanding. I was only able to admire them through the café's showcase window just before I graduated and I always think about it.

    I hope to see it soon!

    Thanks again,
    Bernie Tostanowski

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  3. They're beautiful boxes. Care to share the source for us home cooks who like to give pretty gifts?

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  4. Sure, we get them from here:
    http://www.bayleysboxes.com

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