Chocolate has never been a man's favorite thing. It could be that chocolate has always been in the realm of womanhood, being sweet and soft. The idea of chocolate being attractive to men could be as alien a concept as home decorating. However, men are actually closet chocolate lovers. A poll conducted on 100 men showed that 90% of them liked chocolate.
Manufacturers are now trying to cash in on men and chocolates as not only a novel idea but also a lucrative one. Online, there are chocolate sports balls that come in a wide array of spherical design such as chocolate basketballs, chocolate footballs and even chocolate soccer balls. Men love the idea of incorporating sports into this luscious treat. Online stores have produced hundreds of these and place them in tin boxes or circular tubes perfect for Valentines Day gift for your man.
Gourmet chocolate has also been incorporated into these fun designs with nuts like almonds, cashew and walnuts placed in the center. There are also chocolate balls with toffee and nougat surprises in the middle. Chocolate sports ball are also decorated with coconut shavings and mint pieces. Plain chocolate-covered peanut sports balls also make fun gifts for little boys. They serve as party favors for little boy parties with a sports theme. Some bachelors like to give them away on Halloween for trick or treat.
Jenny, the owner of a candy store and sells chocolates online says orders for customized chocolate sports ball are increasing. On Father's Day, her biggest bestseller was chocolate golf balls that she has fashioned out of white chocolate. She says that orders for these types of chocolate are usually made by women on their men's birthdays or by moms on their son's birthdays.
Another hit in Jenny's online store are chocolate coins which are in great demand, surprisingly, by men. Apparently, they are being used for poker nights and for Las Vegas themed parties. They can come in all denominations and are personalized by stacking them in money tubes or in money bags. Even kids love chocolate coins since they are perfect for board games.
Manufacturers are still trying out ways to entice men to like chocolate. Some advertiser's bank on the fact that in olden time chocolate was considered an aphrodisiac and was aptly called "the food of the gods". Although chocolate shaped into miniature balls are getting the attention of men, manufacturers are still thinking up of ways on how they can turn into this coveted female food into men's favorite food too.
Caitlina Fuller is a freelance writer. Online, there are chocolate sports balls that come in a wide array of spherical design such as chocolate basketballs, chocolate footballs and even chocolate soccer balls. Even kids love chocolate coins since they are perfect for board games.
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