Chocolate Wedding Favors: The Popular Choice


Chocolate Wedding Favors:

Chocolate wedding favors are a popular choice for a number of reasons. Chocolates can be bought ready-or custom-made in just about every shape imaginable, so there's sure to be chocolate wedding favors to suit any wedding theme or location. Also, there's a wide price range available, so chocolate wedding favors can be found to fit any budget. And last, but certainly not least - it's chocolate! What wedding guest wouldn't be delighted to be given chocolate wedding favors at the end of a celebration?

Chocolate has long been associated with love and romance, which makes chocolate wedding favors particularly appropriate. Chocolate comes in so many different shapes, sizes, types and packaging, it might be difficult to decide which will make the best chocolate wedding favors - here are just a few ideas that might be helpful:


Special order chocolate wedding favors:

Recognizing the popularity of chocolate wedding favors, companies such as M&M's have introduced special-order candies that come in customized colors - there's a wide enough variety to match any wedding's color scheme, and they offer wedding favor packaging, which means one less thing to do that last week before the big day. The candies can also be designed with tiny photographs and/or text on each piece. (If you're choosing these as chocolate wedding favors, bear in mind that since M&M's are pretty small, there's only room for a small amount of text.)

Hershey's kisses can be ordered directly with "JUST MARRIED" printed on the paper tags, and other companies sell Hershey's brand chocolate bars with custom-printed wrappers that can be given out as chocolate wedding favors. Full-size bars can be ordered as well as mini-bars, which can be a more economical choice. Many other chocolate brands also offer bars with personalized wrappers.

Personalized chocolate wedding favors can also be ordered using the initial of the newlywed couple's last name. Or guests can receive a small box of chocolates shaped like wedding bells, cupids, hearts - or even miniature brides and grooms. Chocolate-covered almonds would be a delicious variation on Jordan almonds, candy-covered almonds that are often given as wedding favors.

Boutique chocolatiers - at retail locations and online - can design chocolate wedding favors in shapes to match a wedding's theme. At weddings with a western theme, for example, chocolate wedding favors can be shaped like boots, horses or cowboy-style hats. Or, for a black-and-white themed wedding, there can be an assortment of white and dark chocolate. When giving individual pieces as chocolate wedding favors, try to use packaging that can be recycled or, better yet, reused. Tins, pails and attractive plastic boxes can be long-lasting reminders of a special event.


When to avoid chocolate wedding favors:

The only time couples should think twice about chocolate wedding favors is if the wedding is taking place outdoors or during the summer. As everyone knows, chocolate melts in the heat and can make quite a mess. If you're considering giving out chocolate wedding favors anyway, go for wrapped chocolates and distribute them as guests are leaving. Until then, keep the chocolate wedding favors in a cool place - if that's not possible, make sure they're kept away from direct sunlight and heat.

Images: Beau Coup

Last Updated: March 8, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Log in or Sign up to post a comment
1375009187 small thumb e6293bfa3bf4b78fe0c54efa818d2ed4
Other ideas in My Project Wedding Board by jeanish
1375585392 thumb 355e8bf7c77bcb7fd98c4b7469be2c64 1375591427 thumb f45bfb679b82a15c606f2f6b204cdf14 No image idea 1384381005 thumb 1384381064 content istock 000004690242small 1375587868 thumb e10e37f124d0a5626ecd9a483fe61021 s 1401470023 thumb 633e5749dc0474eed2a5f60865416c6f

Find Your Wedding Vendors

Featured Vendors Near You

Chat About It