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Who doesn’t love chocolate truffles? But that big red cardboard heart just doesn’t fit into a backpack very well. Coco-Zen packs their mini artesian truffles into a small 3”x3.5” metal case so that they can handle rough treatment and come out looking (and tasting) great. One famously chocoholic tester said, “If someone wants to give me these as a gift for backpacking, hide them and give them to me on the trail. Otherwise I’ll eat the whole package on the drive to the trailhead.”
All the chocolate is organic and fair-trade, and there are four great flavors to choose from: chai, orange blossom, mint, and of course dark chocolate. Unless you know for sure someone is dying for a particular one, the sampler (2 of each flavor) is probably your best bet. $8 for tin of 8; 5 oz.; coco-zen.com