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Valentine's Day idea: Custom-made chocolates
Jan 06, 2012
In a few weeks from now, Filipinos will once again be trooping to malls and flower shops looking for that perfect gift to give their loved ones on Valentine’s Day, as the occasion has long transcended from being exclusively for lovers alone. To help you make the most out of this highly entrepreneurial occasion, Entrepreneur.com.ph will be giving weekly suggestions on what sideline businesses you can do for this special day.
There’s nothing as sweet as chocolates to give this Valentine’s Day, which makes this dessert one great product to sell this time of the year.
Stainless or heatproof bowls
Plastic Molds (local ones are priced at P90 each while an imported one starts at P120)
Wooden and stainless spoons
Disposable plastic gloves
A clean cloth
Toothpick, lollipop stick, or plastic straw.
If you have the budget, you may also buy a double boiler and an artist brush for making designs on the chocolate mixture.
Bittersweet chocolate, P67 per 500 grams
Peanuts, P3.12 per 40 grams, for filling. Other fillings may be raisins, marshmallow walnut, pecans, almonds, or cashew nuts.
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