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Display boxes for chocolate bars

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Cameron Sep 12. 32 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 Domantas Uzpalis Nov 14. 10 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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Domantas Uzpalis replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Panning
"Kristofer, very good and helpful information. Did you have good success with freeze dried products, like strawberries? we tried to make them but they formed lumps or ended up broken into smaller pieces as freeze dried products are very fragile. It…"
Nov 14
cheebs replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Panning
"Union Machinery makes a small coating pan for under $2000.  I bought one about two months ago.  It has no heating/cooling. I use my air conditioner, a fan and a hair dryer as my cooling/heating sources.   Here's a picture of some…"
Oct 13
Kristofer Kalas replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Panning
"Hi Sally, The Kitchen-Aid attachment, provided you already own a Kitchen-Aid, is a great way to get started. It is fun and inexpensive, and allows you to try out the process before making a bigger investment. Stand-alone panning machines can cost,…"
Oct 12
Sally Cook replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Panning
"Incredibly useful info thank you. Can you recommend a panning machine for small volume production ?"
Oct 12
Jim Cameron replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
"Hello, not sure if anyone is still watching this thread but I have gone from not knowing a thing about packaging to having my bars on the market.  Sold out in hours on the debut with a small store.  This display, which I made, works well…"
Sep 12
Jim Cameron replied to Meira Neggaz's discussion Display boxes for chocolate bars
Sep 12
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

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