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To want a nut free chocolate selection box?

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Zoneout Tue 23-Jun-15 22:06:47

Why do all chocolate selection boxes contain chocolates with nuts? I have to waste or give to my family if feeling generous at least half sometimes 3/4s of a box of chocolates because they contain nuts.

I'm not allergic just can't stand the taste of them.

Why can't a box of chocolates exist that just contains the strawberry, coffee, caramel, toffee, truffle etc with none of the nuts?

GuybrushThreepwoodMightyPirate Tue 23-Jun-15 22:29:51

I was with you until you said coffee ones were acceptable. Coffee chocolates are WRONG I tell you!

jackstini Tue 23-Jun-15 22:33:08

I would buy that!!
Although to be fair it just the amount of pralines that annoy me...

MiddleAgeMiddleEngland Tue 23-Jun-15 22:40:11

If you go to the sweet shop in our town you can just pick your favourite ones from the jars lining the shelves. You could have all coffee or all strawberry if you like.

DH likes the rhubarb and custard boiled sweets. Personally I like the chocolate mint ones.

Zoneout Tue 23-Jun-15 22:45:25

I can take the coffee out, as long as it's not replaced by a nut one!

toothlessoldhag Tue 23-Jun-15 22:48:58

Hotel Chocolat have a website widget that lets you specify all sorts, like no alcohol,so worth checking there.

wowfudge Tue 23-Jun-15 22:51:00

I'm sure HC have but free selections

hopeful31yrs Tue 23-Jun-15 22:52:25

Hubby is anaphylactic to nuts. Means I avoid them as the allergen can remain for many hours if I eat them. I miss proper selection boxes which I can buy for birthdays/Christmas' mainly so I can hand around a box and we can be normal without being possessive about what chocolate I've managed to buy from a far flung retailer for the special occasion.

hesterton Tue 23-Jun-15 22:52:58

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wowfudge Tue 23-Jun-15 22:52:58

Or even nut free selections

Zoneout Tue 23-Jun-15 22:58:19

No HC don't can select alcohol or not, milk or not, dark or not, but no nut or not.

It's a HC I'm eating at the moment or not as the case maybe due to all the darn nut ones.

Zoneout Tue 23-Jun-15 22:59:02

Butt free are the diet ones

nocoolnamesleft Wed 24-Jun-15 02:08:03

If you need someone to relieve you of the nutty HC chocs.... grin

blueteapot Wed 24-Jun-15 05:36:55

Yabu. The nuts are the best ones!

CamelHump Wed 24-Jun-15 05:55:05

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Smoorikins Wed 24-Jun-15 06:08:26

Hc have a list of nut free choices, including mixed selections.

lardyscouse Wed 24-Jun-15 15:22:20

I buy Kinnertons from poundstretcher.

NRomanoff Wed 24-Jun-15 15:28:07

Quality streets have started bringing these out. There is a 'cream' selection available. So it's has strawberry cream, orange cream etc. there are a few different ones.

Tbf most people don't like at least one out of those mixed boxes. I can't stand the strawberry, coffee and orange creams am completely not bothered by it

CamelHump Wed 24-Jun-15 20:25:31

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GooodMythicalMorning Wed 24-Jun-15 20:29:35

Same here Camel

CamelHump Wed 24-Jun-15 22:17:54

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GooodMythicalMorning Wed 24-Jun-15 22:33:49

Yes. It cracks me up every time. Especially the 'will it' food ones Camel. I may have a slight crush on both of them too. blush

CamelHump Wed 24-Jun-15 22:38:22

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