6 Great Reasons Why Chocolate Makes the Perfect Gift for Every Occasion

Are you looking for the perfect gift for an upcoming occasion? Whether you need to get Dad something he’ll actually enjoy this year, you’ve got family members who will be graduating, or you just want to make a birthday extra special, you can’t find a gift better than chocolate. Chocolate comes in hundreds of different varieties and can be tailored to any recipient. Here are six reasons why chocolate makes the perfect gift for every occasion.

Premium Chocolates Make People Smile

There’s just nothing like the decadent taste of chocolate, especially if it’s high-quality, premium chocolate like that found at Wilbur. Our chocolate recipes have been  continually perfected since the company was started back in 1865. With a focus on quality ingredients and an eye on innovation, we have traditional gifts such our original chocolate buds as well specialty items like our new chocolate drizzled potato chips and hand-dipped milk chocolate covered orange slices . You can always find the perfect chocolate gift to bring a smile to the face of anyone on your list with a sweet tooth. Just watch the smile that appears on your loved one’s face when they open your gift and see that they have received chocolate!

Chocolate Creates Memories and Traditions

Like its rich history, chocolate creates memories and traditions within families and friendships when it’s given as a gift. The beginnings of chocolate use date back almost 4,000 years in what is now Central Mexico. The ancient Mayans drank chocolate as a treat and the tradition continued throughout the world as the taste of chocolate became more universally loved. When you give chocolate as a gift, you can create your own memories and develop a tradition of eating or cooking with premium chocolates that can be passed down through the generations. Start your own traditions this year by giving the gift of premium Wilbur chocolates.

Chocolates Can Be Purchased in Beautiful Gift Packaging

There’s no need to worry about buying wrapping paper or gift bags when you give the gift of Wilbur chocolates. With our beautiful gift packaging , you can choose from a wide variety of gifts for anyone on your list. Whether you want to give a spa collection gift with chocolate-scented hand cream, body butter, and sugar scrub or you want to go the more traditional route with a gift box of signature premium truffles or our famous Wilbur Buds, you can’t go wrong with a pre-packaged gift of delicious chocolate. Corporate gift- giving is also covered with choices like tins of mixed buds, one pound gift boxes, or our Tier of Treats that includes buds, chocolate-covered raisins and almonds, gold coins, and much more. Packaged chocolates can be shipped to anywhere in the world and make an excellent gift for any occasion. Take the stress out of gift-giving with Wilbur’s thoughtfully assembled selections.

Chocolate is Universally Enjoyed

You would be hard-pressed to find anyone on your gift list who doesn’t love chocolate. Even those who do not eat sugar can still enjoy chocolate treats with our sugar-free options. Those who love sweet and salty combinations will enjoy our drizzled potato chips or milk chocolate covered cashews while those who crave fruit will be delighted with a gift of chocolate-dipped peach or glazed pineapple slices. We even have chocolate-covered animal crackers and gummy bears for the younger ones on your list —or just the young at heart! Those who love to bake will enjoy getting a gift of our confectionary wafers or chocolate chunks while chocolate traditionalists will delight in an old-fashioned Wilbur milk chocolate or chocolate crisp bar.

Chocolate is an Affordable Luxury

There simply are not many luxuries in life as affordable as chocolate. No matter what your gift-giving budget, you can treat that special person on your list with decadent, premium chocolate in the form of gift bags or boxes filled with their favorite confections or a bar of high-end chocolate. While the cost of chocolate may not be high, the taste of these premium treats is a decadent indulgence for anyone who receives it. When you give the gift of chocolate, you demonstrate your affection and caring for the recipient and show them that their enjoyment is at the top of your list.

Chocolate Companies Have a Sustainable Supply Chain

When you buy premium chocolate from companies such as ours, you can feel confident knowing that you are purchasing from a business that is committed to sustainability. We work with worldwide partner to create positive change in the cocoa communities we source our ingredients from. 85 percent of our sustainable cocoa is from the countries of Ghana, Brazil, Indonesia, Cameroon, and Cote d’Ivoire and we support over 400,000 farmers in 477 farmer organizations with our business. We develop solutions to increase farm profitability and social services and reduce child labor and poverty.

Our solutions include training and coaching for farmers, improvement of communities where our cocoa is from, and protection of the environment. We have also built over 3,000 schools in countries we partner with and have created more than 175 financial programs in the Ivory Coast and Ghana to help improve potential earnings for farmers. We work hand-in-hand with our partners to create opportunities and shared value and we always have our eye on the greater good for our environment and our planet as a whole. With each purchase of Wilbur chocolates, you are supporting a company that will continue to invest in impacting communities in a positive manner. Together, we can transform the cocoa-farming industry and ensure that it is viable for many generations to come.

Choosing a gift that will be used and enjoyed by a wide variety of people is never an easy task. There’s nothing worse than putting time and effort into picking out the perfect gift only to find that the recipient doesn’t appreciate the gesture. When you give the gift of chocolate, you can practically guarantee that your gift will be enjoyed immediately and remembered for years to come.