"I'd like to add a little something to the hot weather shipping conversation. I'm not quite at the stage to do shipping (especially hot weather), and this thread is extremely valuable for it's tips and tricks (thanks…"
This is a very good idea and one I never thought of before. It's a way to give customers a reason to remember you by giving them something they can reuse. Prices are a little high for many items until you get into the thousands of…"
"i especially like the containers that shipped hearts for transplants. fits right in with our valentines gift theme.
maybe you'd like to have a heart, i'll bump you up on the priority list.
these are little coolers that were used to…"
"Does anybody else find this post incredibly disturbing???
My little inside voice is screaming "A guy has to be a real special kind of stupid to take styrofoam coolers used to transport biologically hazardous products to an from a medical…"
"These look really good. They may have other issues though depending on where you live. I am in Australia and Australia Post is incredibly expensive AND they weigh pretty much everything. Hence I have to watch every gram (ounce?). A 500gm (about a…"
"Did a little longevity comparison on two one pound gel packs. The one that is thicker with a smaller width and length footprint remained cooler. Less surface area for hot air to radiate inward makes a difference. It might be worth…"
"Does anyone have experience with Thermo Pod? http://www.thermopod.net/ Their insulating material is reclaimed cotton fiber. It's bound by a polymer that is solid outside and perforated inside so the cotton can wick any…"
"Here in Sydney we have had some really hot weather of late (some really cold days with a lot of rain too - pretty weird really).
Of course I want to be able to mail chocolate out and don't want people put off buying! So with this thread in mind…"
"Old newspaper print or heavy Kraft paper is an excellent and cheap way to provide extra insulation inside of the mailing carton. Freezing the product prior to putting it in the shipping carton also helps. And if there is time prior to pick-up time…"
"Clear == clarify?
When I was working with the US distributor for Cluizel, everything was kept in a cold storage facility at about 34F (1C). The packing was done in the same room the chocolate was stored in. Once the box was taped and foam peanuts…"
Hey Malena....Sorry I missed you! We were busy with the wedding and parties that the only time I could have come would have been when you were closed...Wish we could have met! I love your town! Amazing weather and beautiful!!! Went to Bakesale Betty's and Chocolatier Blue...Amoeba, the Berkeley Bowl...had a great time!