How to brighten someone’s day by sending chocolates online

Whether you wish to send wishes and greetings or simply want to win a smile on the face of a loved one, there is no better idea than sending them chocolates.  You may send a chocolate hamper designed by you or order one online. It is a wise idea to send chocolates online as it has many advantages.

Making chocolates at home is a messy affair and you need to be adept at the task. Chocolates are confections made of cocoa butter, sugar and milk. Various flavouring and emulsifying agents are also added to it. One can enhance its taste by adding glace fruits, nuts, fondant etc.

Online stores of chocolates offer a wide variety of choices. From flavours to brands to sizes and shapes, there is a vast array of chocolates to choose from. Two of the most famous sources of chocolates are as follows:

  • Belgian chocolates: Belgian chocolates are famous for their high quality and superior taste. Belgium became associated with chocolate as early as 17th century. During the 20th century, it began to import cocoa from its colony, the Belgian Congo. Today, Belgium is a major manufacturer of chocolate most of which is exported. Belgian chocolates have high quality ingredients as many of its compositions are regulated legally. They also follow traditional techniques of chocolate manufacture. For e.g., vegetable base fats are not allowed to be used. Many companies manufacture chocolates by hand which is painstaking and which is responsible for independent, small, chocolate outlets. Major chocolate companies like Guylian and Neuhaus follow traditional, secret recipes. Particularly sea food pralines (chocolates shaped like shells and fish) are popular Belgian chocolates.

  • Swiss chocolates: These are chocolates produced in Switzerland. The Swiss producers outsource ingredients like cocoa butter and sugar from other countries, but the actual production of chocolate is exclusively in Switzerland. Swiss chocolates are famous all over the world for their high quality and taste. From the 19th century up till the Second World War, Swiss chocolate industry was export oriented. But today most of Swiss chocolates are consumed by the Swiss themselves, and the country has the highest per capita of consumption of chocolate worldwide.

Apart from these, there are some chocolate brands that are popular worldwide. Some of them are as follows:

  • Kit Kat: Available in flavours such as Fruits, Dark, Dry Fruits, White and Mild embalmed in hot chocolate.

  • Mars: It is available in choices such as Dark, Almond, Midnight, Light, Lava and The Fling.

  • Galaxy: Major varieties are ‘Galaxy Jewels’, ‘Fruitia’, Light and ‘Dove.
  • Cadbury: comes in options like Milk Bars, Flakes, Fruit Nuts and crunches.
  • Toblerone: comes in options like  Pralines, Flakes, Fruit Nuts  & ‘ Honey Comb’

  • Patchi: Combines Swiss and Belgian flavours.

  • Guylian: Richly designed Belgian chocolate.

  • Ghirardelli: American brand leading the market.

  • Lindt & Sprungli: Finest Swiss chocolate

  • Ferrero Rocher: Italian made specialty.

One can send hampers of chocolates online combining any of these brands. The company will design the hamper based on the chocolates you have chosen. Finally, the online company will safely deliver your chocolates ordered online.


Author’s bio: She is a world renowned chef who specializes in baking and confectionary. Having several years of experience in this field, she contributes interesting articles to the website and many others.

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