What's Behind our Ratings? Experts at our National Testing and Research Center test models in this category to see which ones perform best. Our tests
are based not only on government and industry standards but also on standards our specialists think should apply.
It's not every day that our expert tasters are compelled to use words such as "amazing," "artistic-looking," "sophisticated,"
and "ultra-smooth." But that's what they said about some of the excellent chocolates in our Ratings.
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Boxed chocolates can be very different, so keep in mind the recipient's tastes. Among the more traditional choices are Candinas,
La Maison du Chocolat, and Nonnie Waller's. Use our boxed chocolate buying guide to learn about the boxed chocolate features
that are most important to consider. We also provide Ratings on the best boxed chocolates.