The most popular day of all for lovers being Valentine’s Day what better way to express your love than with Valentine’s Day Candy? It could be big chocolate heart or a scrumptious bag of red and blue jelly hearts or better still a glittery bag full of chocolate kisses, or how about some gooey, melt in the mouth chocolate roses that would make your lover swoon in your arms? It will be the ultimate expression of love and is bound to make your lover feel very special and cherished.
Valentine's Day Candy
Does anyone wonder how and when this custom began? One of the common beliefs is that during the 1800’s, lovelorn patients were told by their doctors to eat as much chocolate as possible to calm them and sooth their nerves. It is also thought that as far back as the era of the Aztec empire, chocolate was considered an aphrodisiac and was used to win love.
Although it is the heart shaped Valentine’s Day candy that is popular today, in days gone by, Valentine’s Day candy was made in the shape of watches, anchors, horseshoes, or even postcards with lengthy messages of love written on them. The messages found inside Valentine’s Day Candy hearts today, are much shorter and sweeter and in keeping with the “cool” talk of the modern generation.
Valentine's Day Candy
Close upon a century now makers of Valentine’s Day Candy have been coming up with unique and novel ways of saying “I love you”. Apparently, just one company produces more than 100,000 pounds of Valentine’s Day Candy chocolate hearts per day and it is said that approximately 8 billion lovers are presented with these delectable candy chocolates within a period of six weeks. Although the peak season for the sale of these Valentine’s Day Candy hearts is just one month, the candy hearts are produced round the year for 11 months.
With great competition among manufacturers of Valentine’s Day candy, to invent novel confections to Valentine’s Day Candy titillate the palate of lovers, they come up with yummy new fillings for chocolates while catchy and romantic messages are introduced every year. Some of the more popular recent ones included such messages as “Puppy Love”, “Melt my Heart”, “Cloud Nine” and even “Take a walk”!
What lover can resist a Valentine’s Day Candy Chocolate heart that says “Melt my Heart” or “Make me yours”? I bet you can’t and neither can I.