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Chococurb Classic Box Review + Coupon – February 2018

Chococurb March 2018 - Unopened Box

Chococurb sends gourmet, artisan, and extraordinary chocolate every month and offers two subscription sizes: their classic subscription and the mini. They also have a shop, so you can repurchase the chocolates that you love!

Chococurb March 2018 - Opened Box

When you sign up for either subscription, you’ll answer a four-question profile that helps Chococurb curate a box based on your preferences. Gift subscriptions are curated based on milk chocolate, dark chocolate, or assorted preferences.

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.)

This is a review of the Assorted Chococurb Classic box, which is $35.00 per month.

Chococurb March 2018 - Opened Box Products

About the Chococurb Classic Chocolate Subscription

The Subscription Box: Chococurb Classic

The Cost: $35 a month + free shipping (during cooler months). The Chococurb Mini box is $20 a month + free shipping (during cooler months). Save with 3 and 6-month pre-paid subscriptions.

COUPON: Use code ADDICTION to save 10% off any subscription!

The Products: 5-7 different chocolates in the Chococurb Classic and an assortment of 3 chocolates in the Chococurb Mini box

Ships to: U.S. only

Good to know: Shipping fees apply during summer and warm months. Shipping charges by state can be found here! During warmer months, boxes are shipped in insulated containers and ice packs to keep the chocolate cool.

Chococurb Classic Subscription February 2018 Review

The first item you see when you open the box is a promo card featuring a QR code to download the Chococurb app onto your phone.

Wild Ophelia Caramelized Crispy Rice Bar, 2oz – Retail Value $3.50

I really enjoyed this bar. Creamy milk chocolate (41%), crispy rice and a melt in your mouth texture. Wild Ophelia bars are both Fair Trade and non-GMO chocolate and I was surprised to learn they are the “spirited younger sister” of parent company Vosges. That explains the high quality coming out of this bar.

Elements Truffles Raspberry Infused w/ Beet Root Bar, 2oz. – Retail Value $8.00

As impressive as the packaging was I personally wasn’t wowed by this one. In its defense, it’s definitely a quality piece of chocolate with strong raspberry tones and made as organic and natural as they come. If I was a bigger fan of fruit-mixed chocolates, this would definitely be on my list to try again. Made from Fair Trade organic cacao ethically sourced from Peru, 25% of the profits go towards the education of underprivileged children.

Jcoco Bali Sea Salt Toffee in Milk Chocolate Bar, 1oz. – Retail Value $2.50

I love toffee. I love milk chocolate. And I love sea salt. These little 1oz. bars were heaven…and they included 3 in the box! The way the chocolate and sea salt melt together in your mouth is almost magical and the toffee is just the cherry on the cake. All natural ingredients, non-GMO, gluten free and rainforest alliance certified.

Fran’s Park Bar – Retail Value $4.50

An unassuming little piece of candy heaven, with peanuts and caramel in milk chocolate. My first thought went immediately to “this tastes like a Snickers” but when the flavors started to set in it was apparent this was way out of the league of supermarket checkout candy. Small size but packs a quality punch. Good stuff.

Joe Chocolates Coffee Honey Almond Dark Chocolate – Retail Value $6.99

I saved the best for last (in my opinion). This 2.5oz package of chocolate chunks was as good as the packaging made me think it would be. I’m a big fan of chocolate covered coffee beans so I was eager to rip this open and try it out. I loved the rustic texture and whole almonds strewed about. You can definitely taste the Seattle roasted coffee beans in there too. This is definitely something I’d throw in my pack to take hiking or camping alongside some granola. This is heavy-duty chocolate.

The Verdict: My favorite, and honestly I think the best value, was the Joe’s Chocolates bag. Definitely a product I will pick up and try again. And like I said it’s definitely something I’d take hiking for some extra energy. There wasn’t anything I disliked in the box, but out of personal taste, I wasn’t crazy about the Elements raspberry bar. All in all, this is a great sample of chocolate and would be great to share with a group of friends over coffee or a couple bottles of wine. My only negative review tidbit is value. The total value this month is $30.49 and based on the $35 a month box price, you’re paying full retail price for the chocolate. However, you are saving on not having them all delivered individually.

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No. Order by the 10th of April to get the April box! You can, however, find some of the bars featured in this box on the Chococurb site shop!

Coupon – Get 10% off with code ADDICTION

Value Breakdown: This box cost me $35 + free shipping, which means that each of the 7 items in the box has an average cost of $5.

Check out all of our Chococurb reviews and all of our reviews of Chocolate Subscription Boxes and Candy Subscription Boxes!

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Written by Jeff Perry

Jeff Perry

Jeff is an industrial designer who spends as much free time as possible in the great outdoors or in the kitchen cooking. He enjoys hiking, camping, craft beer, good food, good tunes and the role of cat dad. Getting new surprises in the mail every month is why he loves subscription boxes.

Posted in Candy Subscription Boxes, Chococurb Reviews, Chocolate Subscription Boxes, Subscription Box Reviews| Tags: chococurb | 7 comments

Comments (7)

  1. Isn’t the elements truffle bar impressively creamy for being dairy free? I got two in my go love yourself box this month (one to keep, one to share!). It made a great gift for a dear friend who loves chocolate but has a lot of dietary restrictions

    • I thought it was definitely a high quality chocolate bar, but I’m not really into fruit blends…so it wasn’t my favorite.

  2. How did you get $30.49 for the value? I get $25.49. Even worse.

    • Thanks for the info. And I agree, I wasn’t impressed with the value for the Feb box as you are paying full retail for the chocolate and still paying even more for the subscription. And if you can find them even cheaper than I did, that is something. Hopefully the March box will make up for the value difference.

    • I think he was figuring the little Jcoco bars at $2.50 each, not total for all 3.

      • Ah – my oversight. Thanks Annie!

      • Yes…you are correct. So it’s $7.50 total for 3, but only $2.50 for one.

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