With Valentine’s day having past, I’m sure everyone surprised their loved one with a box of chocolates or two. Whether or not your loved one liked your surprises, there’s always bound to be something you wish you’d had done better. Like, I don’t know, getting them a nicer array of chocolate and candy, perhaps?
Here, at foodpanda, we believe it’s never too early to start planning for your next Valentine’s day surprise! So, here are 14 of our top Valentine’s day chocolate and candy you should get for your loved one.
1. Godiva – Wonder Awaits
Surprise your Valentine with the one of the world’s finest and richest Belgium chocolate. The brand has recently introduced Wonder Awaits – a box of rich, delicious and assorted chocolates. The advertisement showcasing these chocolates was inspired by the true love story of Godiva’s founder Pierre Draps and his wife, Eugenie. Therefore, Wonder Awaits would be the perfect gift to your significant other. These chocolates are available in Godiva stores throughout Malaysia.
2. Hershey’s Kisses
You can’t go wrong with Hershey’s Kisses. The iconic milk chocolate in the shape of a teardrop, wrapped in silver brings back nostalgia and sweet memories. These little droplets of joy have become a huge hit the brand has introduced more flavours, such as marshmallow crème milk chocolate, mint truffles and lava cake candy.
3. Magnum Gold
What better occasion than to surprise your loved one with a Magnum Gold? This delectable ice cream became an overnight sensation after the brand introduced it to the world. Vanilla ice cream with a sea salt caramel swirl, dipped in Magnum’s golden Belgium chocolate. It’s a dessert that triumphs above all other ice creams.
Love18 Chocolatier Cafe is a hidden gem in one of the corner rows of shop lots in Puchong. If you have not heard of this brand, they sell a variety of handmade chocolates using only quality ingredients. There is a reason Love18 is listed in the top 5, as this local brand sells premium grade dark, milk, white and Valrhona chocolates. Therefore, for Valentine’s Day, give your partner a box of Love18’s Beautiful Life Gift Box of 16 pieces of different flavours are hand-picked and packaged in an elegant wooden gift box.
5. Cocoraw – Raw 70
Purchase a box of delicious assorted chocolates from Cocoraw. This Malaysian brand offers various basic and locally inspired chocolate flavours with an affordable price! Cocoraw has a pop-up store in Bangsar called Cocodash which sells these delicious chocolate truffles. If you and your partner are chocoholics, the Raw 70 will give you that intense chocolate flavour with a bittersweet and creamy aftertaste. On the other hand, their GLN has a nice and subtle gin flavour in them.
6. ROYCE’ Collection Brown
Surprise your significant other with an array of delicious chocolates from ROYCE’. The Collection Brown has a total of 133 pieces with 18 popular flavours, such as pure chocolates, flake milk, chocolate wafers hazel creams, blueberry chocolates, nutty bar chocolates and criollo chocolates.
7. Benns Ethicoa
Allow your partner to indulge in one of the finest artisan chocolates in Asia. The brand offers premium-grade chocolates that are 100% natural, vegan, gluten-free and are halal certified. You can purchase a box of different flavoured chocolates made from cacao nibs, cocoa butter and unrefined cane sugar. It’s a gift that is hard to beat!
8. Chocolate Concierge
Chocolate Concierge is a Malaysian chocolate brand that should not be looked down upon. The brand makes its own cacao creations, ranging from artisanal truffles & pralines to brittles & barks, and chocolate coins and bars to lollies. You can purchase The Six-Piece Box of beautifully handcrafted morsels of different flavours.
9. Ferrero Rocher Collection
Ferrero Rocher was (and still) is an all-time favourite by Malaysians. The delicious and delightful crunch from the hazelnut, combined with crisp wafer and creamy chocolate filling. Heaven in a bite. Therefore, for Valentine’s Day, why not purchase a delicious Ferrero Rocher Collection with 24 pieces of assorted Ferrero Rocher chocolates. The Collection includes the classic Ferrero Rocher milk chocolate with hazelnut along with new flavours – intense dark chocolate and Californian almonds.
10. Nayuta Chocolatasia
You might have spotted these aesthetically pleasing chocolates in Isetan. Nayuta Chocolatasia combines the fine Japanese craftsmanship with the Southeast Asian cacao in creating chocolates that suit the Asian palate. The brand is known for its soft textured bonbons that “melts with its fragrance in your mouth almost immediately”. A box of these assorted chocolates will be a great gift as the delectable chocolates are packaged in a lovely and vibrant box. Aesthetic for the eyes and pleasing for the mouth.
11. Since 18’s
Since 18’s is another café that sells local handmade chocolates. The café specialises in their realistic-looking hardware tools made of milk or dark chocolate. for Valentine’s Day, you may purchase their chocolates in the shape of a rose, a golden car. If you want to take a step further, you can purchase their flower bouquet, stuffed with flowers and Since 18’s unique chocolates.
12. Whittaker’s Fresh Roasted Almond Gold Bar
If your Valentine loves the combination of roasted almonds in rich milk chocolate, then get him/her a bunch of Whittaker’s Fresh Roasted Almond Gold Bar. The signature roasted crunchy almonds give flavour and texture to the rich and creamy milk chocolate.
13. Sticky’s I LOVE YOU Candies
Remember when Sticky’s was a huge sensation in Malaysia? Well, purchase these “I LOVE YOU” candies for your significant other this Valentine’s Day. The candies that are packed in a glass jar makes a sweet and classy gift.
14. M&M’s Chocolate Bar
Go old school and surprise your partner with M&M’s Chocolate Bar. The brand in charge of the iconic colourful milk chocolate buttons has released chocolate bars that allows one to indulge more in that M&M’s trademark chocolate flavour. These bars come with a variety of fillings, such as crispy almond, fruit, mint and strawberry.
Or, if you’re trying to go the extra mile with your surprise, check out our recipe on how to make homemade milk chocolate! Impress your date by putting in the effort to make your own chocolate instead.
But, if you’re looking for a last-minute chocolate and candy box and don’t have the time to visit these stores, foodpanda is here to help! Although there aren’t many options for Valentine’s day chocolate or candy boxes, foodpanda offers various chocolate and nonchocolate desserts you can surprise your loved one with instead.