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Display boxes for chocolate bars

Started this discussion. Last reply by Meira Neggaz Aug 18. 30 Replies

Hi everyone,We are a small chocolate company based out of DC - we are looking for ideas on displaying our bars.  We have a few stores who have improvised displays of our bars - in baskets, or in tea…Continue

Panning

Started this discussion. Last reply by cheebs Jul 2. 6 Replies

I would like to learn if there is a standard recipe for panning.If any of you chocolatier would give me any instruction how panning works?Continue

 

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Meira Neggaz replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"We use alufoil, www.alufoil.com.  They have different colors (we use blue) and can do custom sizes for a very good price."
Aug 18
Mack Ransom replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"Jim, I buy mine from Bags for Gifts online.  Low prices and fast service. Its paper back foil I buy, but they offer foil too. Here is a link: http://www.bagsforgifts.com/candy-foil-c-57.html Look around their web site. Best of luck!"
Aug 18
Jim Cameron replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"Does anyone know of a source for pre cut aluminum foil squares?  Not really square, rectangle 4" X 6" to wrap chocolate?"
Aug 18
Meira Neggaz replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"Hmm, that is a good question.  I am actually unsure as our designer had uploaded it all and specified what we wanted.  We have been happy with the quality, but it is true, the paper is not super thin.  "
Aug 12
Mack Ransom replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"Hi Gabriel, I missed seeing your reply yesterday. Wax paper, wow! Do you mean it is not a pre-pared sleeve, but a sheet your wrap and seal?  Looks good either way. Do you do your own printing on the recycled paper? What weight is the recycled…"
Aug 12
Mack Ransom replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"Thank you Meira. I just sent them an email to get a price quote. What weight of paper did you use? I currently use 32# paper, hope to get a slightly lighter paper. "
Aug 11
Meira Neggaz replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"Hi Mark - we originally used an online option called uprinting - we now may move to using someone local for our next round - but Uprinting was actually fairly decently prices (I think maybe $30 for 500 if I remember correctly??  There is a…"
Aug 11
Ben Rasmussen replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"I've used various glues as well as a couple different 'glue tape' type things. The best I've found so far is the Scotch Tape…"
Aug 11
Gabriel replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"Thanks I will look into it. Both the double sided tape and the glue."
Aug 11
Gabriel replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"Hi Mack, They are separate. The base layer is wax paper which is put on with a machine using heat to crimp the edges together. The sleeve or label is just a sheet of high quality recycled paper that I stick on with sellotape. You can study one in…"
Aug 11
Mack Ransom replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"I use a double sided tape that is micro thin and comes in a roller applicator. It leaves a sticky film, not really tape at all. Works great. I apply in 3 spots along the seam to save tape. The product is sold at Staples and is called "Permanent…"
Aug 11
Shalini Latour replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"whatever is on sale I've been look for more eco-friendly option let me know if you find one. "
Aug 11
Gabriel replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"brand name? :)"
Aug 11
Shalini Latour replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"Very high tech, glue sticks!"
Aug 11
Mack Ransom replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"Hi Gabriel, I am curious how you make your wrapper, do you have printer or a commercial wrapper company who makes them, or do you print yourself too? I am also curious about your sleeve around your bar, is it separate from the wrapper with the…"
Aug 11
Gabriel replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"Can I ask what glue you use? I am still using tape and the bigger stores are not impressed! I can't find glue that drys quickly enough though..."
Aug 11

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Oaxaca
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