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Chocolate Bar Cardboard box

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marc Laucks Feb 10, 2013. 10 Replies

Hello I have been looking for a supplier of the those thin cardboard packaging boxes which are folded over and glued down over the chocolate bars.  The chocolate itself is either flow wrapped or foil…Continue

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Chocolate Bar Packaging Options - Your experience and feedback

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carol Sep 28, 2012. 6 Replies

Hello  EveryoneI'm trying to decide on the best packaging options and wanted to get feedback in terms of price, ease of use in automated manufacturing, durability, printing issues, etc.I'm looking to…Continue

Tags: wrap, film, flow, packaging, chocolate

Need Help with Sourcing Private Label Chocolate

Started this discussion. Last reply by Darial C. Jul 9, 2012. 7 Replies

Hello all,I recently found this website and it is such an informative and great resource as I start my own chocolate endeavor. My partner and I are developing a premium dark chocolate bar that we are…Continue

 

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Marc Laucks replied to eileen h.'s discussion Chocolate Bar Cardboard box
"Aloha Sean! Congratulations on your first client! We have a strong history in supporting "fledgling" companies and will be happy to help you in any way we can. Please contact me either by phone 717-747-5895 or email marc@marclaucks.com and…"
Feb 10, 2013
sean replied to eileen h.'s discussion Chocolate Bar Cardboard box
"Aloha Marc,     Thank you for such wonderful information. I am starting a fledgling company here in Maui. We have our first client and need to have a custom box made for our bar. I am looking for a box with a window to display. Also,…"
Feb 8, 2013
Marc Laucks replied to eileen h.'s discussion Chocolate Bar Cardboard box
"I have a customer who buys several thousand plain white boxes but they have a tuck flap on the top and bottom. We can run them with or without a window. If you'll provide some information on how many you have a need for and the size of the…"
Dec 17, 2012
borncamp replied to eileen h.'s discussion Chocolate Bar Cardboard box
"I don't know much about the packaging industry. However, my company has a client that does do work in that sort of thing. They call themselves a corrugated box company. "
Dec 16, 2012
sean replied to eileen h.'s discussion Chocolate Bar Cardboard box
"Aloha,   I am looking for this same product (blank generic boxes) so I can place my own sticker label on multiple bars. If someone could send both of us in the right direction it would be much appreciated. Thank you all for helping…"
Dec 12, 2012
eileen h. posted a discussion

Chocolate Bar Cardboard box

Hello I have been looking for a supplier of the those thin cardboard packaging boxes which are folded over and glued down over the chocolate bars.  The chocolate itself is either flow wrapped or foil wrapped.  This type of box seems is used by manufacturers such as Theo Chocolate, Ghiradelli, Lindt, etc.   Does anyone know the technical name of these kind of boxes? These are usually custom printed but I would love to find blank generic boxes to which I can affix a product sticker instead.  (I…See More
Dec 11, 2012
Carol replied to eileen h.'s discussion Chocolate Bar Packaging Options - Your experience and feedback
"Thank you Brian,  This looks like a very good bar packaging solution. "
Sep 28, 2012
Brian Donaghy replied to eileen h.'s discussion Chocolate Bar Packaging Options - Your experience and feedback
"Eileen Here is someone I have worked with http://eco-friendlypackaging.com/. ; Very eco friendly and Paul is willing to work with realitively low minimums. brian"
Sep 28, 2012
eileen h. replied to eileen h.'s discussion Chocolate Bar Packaging Options - Your experience and feedback
"Thanks Wendy! Will check it out."
Sep 28, 2012
Wendy DeBord replied to eileen h.'s discussion Chocolate Bar Packaging Options - Your experience and feedback
"Hi,  I came across this source: http://gourmetbusinessdirectory.com/ that I've kept in my favorites. They seem to have a lot of useful sources for small food business, that might lead you to helpful sources. Wendy"
Sep 27, 2012
beth campbell replied to eileen h.'s discussion Chocolate Bar Packaging Options - Your experience and feedback
"I am also searching for eco friendly options for packaging on a smaller scale.  I am currently using paper backed foils and would like to use eco foil , or recycled paper.  I make 1 ounce bars and also hearts and soon other shapes.…"
Sep 27, 2012
Adam Kavalier replied to eileen h.'s discussion Chocolate Bar Packaging Options - Your experience and feedback
"Hi Eileen, Have you had any luck finding vendors for your packaging specifications? The packaging manufacturers and distributors that I have found only do high volume, I haven't found anyone making less than tens of thousands of packaging…"
Sep 26, 2012
Darial C. replied to eileen h.'s discussion Need Help with Sourcing Private Label Chocolate
"This is great info! Thanks!"
Jul 9, 2012
eileen h. posted a discussion

Chocolate Bar Packaging Options - Your experience and feedback

Hello  EveryoneI'm trying to decide on the best packaging options and wanted to get feedback in terms of price, ease of use in automated manufacturing, durability, printing issues, etc.I'm looking to produce a 3 oz and 1.5 oz bar and I currently have the option of the typical film bar flow wrap that is mechanically sealed on both ends.However, I really like the idea of having the bar in a plain film flow wrap but then using a cardboard box to enclose it.  My reasons are that the addition of the…See More
May 15, 2012
Clay Gordon replied to eileen h.'s discussion Need Help with Sourcing Private Label Chocolate
"Eileen - There is no "typical." You need to look at YOUR cost structure and what you hope to achieve.  When it comes to sales mix, you can model different percentages of revenue from different sources in order to be able to determine…"
Mar 31, 2012
eileen h. replied to Susie's discussion Selling your chocolate online in the group Startup Central
"Hi Langdon, Thanks for your advice on SEO. I'm in the process of setting up an online store for our company. We also plan to sell to retail customers but want to push our online sales as much as possible.  What percentage of revenue of…"
Mar 31, 2012

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