The @Den’s Chocolate Bomb Dance Party Adventure chocolate bar in action at South By Southwest! :) 
Buy or create your own customized chocolate bars: http://www.createmychocolate.com/creations/SXSW-Chocolate-Bars/

The @Den’s Chocolate Bomb Dance Party Adventure chocolate bar in action at South By Southwest! :) 

Buy or create your own customized chocolate bars: http://www.createmychocolate.com/creations/SXSW-Chocolate-Bars/

Make a personalized chocolate bar for your girlfriend for Valentine’s Day. Our 2011 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide recommends the“You are sweeter than even this chocolate bar! XXX” chocolate bar for your girlfriend. It’s dark chocolate with strawberry bits, a marzipan rose and real gold flakes, and it’s delicious and pretty!

Make a personalized chocolate bar for your girlfriend for Valentine’s Day. Our 2011 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide recommends the“You are sweeter than even this chocolate bar! XXX” chocolate bar for your girlfriend. It’s dark chocolate with strawberry bits, a marzipan rose and real gold flakes, and it’s delicious and pretty!

Hershey’s Create-Your-Own Chocolate Attraction

I’ve gotten two emails about this today (which is wonderful), so I thought this might be of interest to all of you as well: 

Tomorrow, Hershey’s opens a new attraction in their fun park, Chocolate World: the Create Your Own Candy Bar Attraction.

Sounds familiar?

Obviously, we’ve been allowing people to create their own chocolate bars since 2008 in Germany and since earlier this year in the US. Another German chocolate maker, Ritter Sport, has a store in Berlin where you can create your own chocolate bar right there and then (read a German review here). I wouldn’t be surprised if Hershey’s got some inspiration from us and them. 

So what’s my reaction to this? I love it! I think this is one of the best things that could have happened to the customized candy world - a big player is endorsing it!

In the attraction, visitors will get to make their own bar for $14.95, which allows them to choose the different ingredients and pull different levers, and in the end to take their own bar home with them. I think it’s a really cute idea, and I’m expecting it to create a lot of buzz. And what’s better for us than people searching for “create your own chocolate bars” on Google? Hello! We’re here, and we’re happy to put our nearly 2 years of expertise at work to make a bar for you and deliver it to your doorstep - no pulling of levers required. :)

Thanks Hershey’s for getting the word out. I’d love to chat sometime about custom chocolate if you’re open to that - just let me know at carmen @ chocri.com :)

p.s. I used this source for image and news

Mass Customization / Co-Creation

Just a quick note since I haven’t posted here in a while: It’s exciting what’s going on in the Co-Creation scene right now. By that I mean companies like chocri that let you design your own stuff online - not just chocolate bars but also jewelry, dress shirts, even golf clubs. I think the trend is taking off, and that’s exciting. 

I write about the mass customization trend on another tumblr. Come visit me there sometime :) 

Happy Graduation!

Happy Graduation!

What Should We Name This Chocolate Bar?

Details about this chocolate bar

The glorious winner of our Mother’s Day contest - this bar scored 65 likes on Facebook and was designed by a child! What would you name it?

So awesome!

Saying that I am jumping around in joy because of this would be an understatement.

Happy Earth Day Everyone!

Happy Earth Day Everyone!

Our new Topping of the Month - The Noghl Almond!
A Persian delicacy, the Noghl Almond is made by coating roasted almonds  in a mixture of sugar and rose water. Just like chocri bars, Noghl  Almonds are a popular wedding favor. Well, at least in Persia. They are  really hard to get in the US, so take advantage of our topping of the  month and add Noghl Almonds to your customized chocolate bar!

Our new Topping of the Month - The Noghl Almond!

A Persian delicacy, the Noghl Almond is made by coating roasted almonds in a mixture of sugar and rose water. Just like chocri bars, Noghl Almonds are a popular wedding favor. Well, at least in Persia. They are really hard to get in the US, so take advantage of our topping of the month and add Noghl Almonds to your customized chocolate bar!