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The designer and creator of custom chocolate covered strawberries.

Keeping berries freshest overnight

Yes, chocolate covered strawberries can be stored in a refrigerator for a day: For the best results you must start with fresh chocolate covered strawberries, the berries from other companies that have spent multiple days in transit are not fresh. Method one: If space is not a problem, you can put the gift boxes in […]

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The White Chocolate Con: Part 3, Hershey should have known better

Of all the companies out there you would think that a US based chocolate company would know what has to be in a product in order for it to be called “White Chocolate”, don’t bet on it, sometimes they get sloppy.

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How I did it: 3D Stuffed Chocolate Christmas Tree

Since my off work acquaintances get all the test product I make up (there is a limit to how much I can eat) sometimes I want to make up something totally different, this past Christmas was one of those occasions. These acquaintances are used to some really different things, stuffed berries, chocolate covered gummy worms, […]

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The White Chocolate Con: Part 2

In the last post we wrote about how “White Chocolate” is something real, and mis-use of the term is not something to mess with.   If you have not read the previous post you can do so here http://blog.ccberries.com/2014/11/08/the-white-chocolate-con-part-1/ Basically I found that a worldwide fast food restaurant was incorrectly using the regulated term “white chocolate”,

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The White Chocolate Con: Part 1

What if we told you a major restaurant chain was falsely advertising that a product contained White Chocolate when in fact the ingredients list shows it’s not White Chocolate?

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Counterfeit Valentine’s

Valentine’s is about three weeks out and we’ve already started seeing counterfeit products for Valentine’s. We’ll detail some of what we’ve seen as well as some of the longtime scams in the industry.

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Help my berries are sweating..

Uh.. no…  they are not, chocolate does not sweat.. it can not sweat.. What you are really seeing is….

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Spruce up your own berries

In other sections of our blog we told you how to temper chocolate and when to temper chocolate. For the next few months we’ll be posting some ideas and methods to make some special berries at home.

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ProFlowers Easy Saver Proposed Settlement

We finally found the proposed settlement information of the Proflowers® Easy Saver® Scam class action lawsuits.

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Why we don’t ship Champagne (or any sparkling wine)

Technically the only wine that be called champagne are the ones produced in a select region of France, everything else is a sparkling wine. So a bottle of Dom Pérignon can legally be called champagne, while a bottle produced in California may be much higher quality cannot be called champagne. Those are the rules, it’s […]

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