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Chococurb Mini Subscription Box Review – May 2016

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Chococurb sends gourmet, artisan, and extraordinary chocolate every month – who wouldn’t like that? This is a review of their Chococurb Mini.

This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

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The Subscription Box: Chococurb Mini

The Cost:  $20/month with free shipping. There are discounts available for longer term commitment.

The Products:  Three artisan chocolate products shipped straight to your door!

Ships: They currently ship to North America, Central America, Europe, Asia, and Oceana (Australia, New Zealand, etc.)

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Chococurb is an artisan chocolate box. They have two subscription ‘sizes’ so to speak: their mini, which is what I am reviewing today, and their regular subscription. Their mini box is a newer addition and they promise three chocolate products per month. They also have a shop, so you can repurchase the chocolates that you love!

My box was shipped this month with a metallic bubble pack and the teeniest little ice pack ever (about the size of a package of saltine crackers you get with your soup at a restaurant!) to ensure the chocolate didn’t melt. It was successful (it’s been in the 90s here) and I’m so happy everything came intact!

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Cacao Sampaka Dark Chocolate 70% Cacao – $7.99

This is a 70% dark chocolate bar. The design on the bar is gorgeous – I almost don’t want to eat it. The chocolate itself was outstanding – very smooth for dark chocolate! I am going to keep this one on my desk for a little nibble every now and again – dark chocolate is practically health food, right? I’m just trying to stay healthy…

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Forte Chocolate – White Swan Espresso Bar – $7.25

When you first open this, it looks like cookies and cream chocolate! It definitely isn’t though – it has Black Swan Espresso ground up in the white chocolate. The bar itself is beautiful – I love the intricate design, designed to break it up into bite size pieces. As far as the flavor goes, it wasn’t my favorite. It is very good though and if you like espresso and white chocolate, you’ll probably enjoy it!

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Dolfin Milk Chocolate Hazelnut Bar – $5.99

The hazelnuts in this bar are really fine, which is a nice way to add a bit of crunch and flavor. I enjoyed this one immensely – it’s like Nutella in bar form! The chocolate was super smooth too. Chococurb doesn’t have this exact one on their site yet, but the other flavors sound amazing!

Verdict: I came up with a value of about $21.23. I am always happy with food and artisanal boxes that meet the cost of the box. If you are in to artisanal chocolate $20.00 to get three bars and be introduced to new companies is a great deal. These three bars will last me about a month with how much chocolate I eat at a time, so I think that this is absolutely worth the money. With Father’s Day coming up – if you have a chocoholic Dad, Grandfather, or friend that you would like to gift something to – give Chococurb a try!  

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Written by Bekki Menzies

Bekki Menzies

Bekki first discovered subscription boxes in 2014 and they quickly took over her life! (Not quite, but pretty close.) She started with POPSUGAR Must Have, then moved to Little Lace Box, Birchbox, Hamptons Lane…the rest was history. Her favorite product find is Beekman 1802 Fudge (so, so good) and her favorite boxes are Birchbox and Hamptons Lane…but she’s always looking for a new subscription to try!
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2 Comments

  1. I might have to try the mini once it cools down again. That White Swan bar seems like a great addition to my hot chocolate recipe! I melt down a few chopped up pieces of Ghirardelli dark and milk chocolate in almond milk or sometimes fancier chocolates that are a little too rich to eat. This sub would be perfect for experimenting!

  2. I got that white swan bar also and I did not like it. I threw most of it out. That hazelnut bar looks good though.

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