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Best Chocolate Melts

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Choosing the best Chocolate Melts can be difficult as there are so many considerations on the market. We’re here to help you to pick out the top 21 Chocolate Melts with our handy buying guide.

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Top 3 Best Chocolate Melts At A Glance

Bestseller No. 1 Wilton Light Cocoa and Bright White Candy Melts Candy Set, Vanilla & Chocolate Candy Melts
Bestseller No. 2 Wilton Dark Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy, 12 oz.
Bestseller No. 3 Merckens Chocolate Melting Wafers Bulk Bag Perfect For Easter, Saint Patrick's Day Celebration, for Dipping, Deserts, Baking And More (Milk, 2 Pound)

Last update on 2022-08-09 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Our Top 10 Best Chocolate Melts On The Market

Rank No. #1
Wilton Light Cocoa and Bright White Candy Melts Candy Set, Vanilla & Chocolate Candy Melts
  • MADE EASY: Go ahead, dip it, drizzle it, and decorate it with Wilton Candy Melts. These versatile wafers melt easily in a microwave, double-boiler or our Candy Melts Melting Pot
  • BAKING ESSENTIAL: Confectionary coating for candies, cookies, cakes, pretzels and more. You’ll find that the Wilton candy melts are perfect for creating chocolate and vanilla dipped strawberries, or other fresh fruits like pineapple or kiwi
  • VERSATILE: Use a decorating bag with a tip to pipe designs onto cookies or mini party cakes. You can also use the candy melts to hand dip pretzels for a fun, sweet and salty snack
  • MORE FROM WILTON: Try our Wilton Candy Molds to create all kinds of different shapes – just melt, pour in the mold and let cool. Use the candies to top off your iced cupcakes for an extra touch of sweetness
  • INCLUDES: 2 packages of Light Cocoa Candy Melts candy, 2 packages of Bright White Candy Melts candy (12 oz. each). Contains milk and soy; made on equipment that also processes wheat peanuts and tree nuts; made in a facility that also processes egg
Rank No. #2
Wilton Dark Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy, 12 oz.
  • Use Dark Cocoa-flavored Candy Melts candy for cake pops, cookies and molded candies with Wilton molds
  • Color: Dark brown
  • Net weight: 12 oz. (340 g)
  • Candy will lose its consistency if overheated or if liquid has accumulated due to humidity; if this occurs, add 2 teaspoons of vegetable shortening per 12 oz. of candy
  • Candy may melt in bag at warmer temperatures; if this happens, simply follow package directions
Rank No. #3
Merckens Chocolate Melting Wafers Bulk Bag Perfect For Easter, Saint Patrick's Day Celebration, for Dipping, Deserts, Baking And More (Milk, 2 Pound)
  • Merckens milk chocolate are perfect to use for melting, fondue, dipping, baking, desert decorating and more!
  • Merckens milk chocolate melts extremely smooth and creamy.
  • Merckens Chocolate Melts are the industry leader for quality, taste and ease of use.
  • Established in 1921, Merckens are a trusted brand for over 100 years.
  • Made in the USA. Kosher certified by The Orthodox Union.
SaleRank No. #4
Wilton Candy Melts Candy And Chocolate Melting Pot, 2.5 Cups
  • MADE EASY: Make chocolate covered strawberries, chocolate covered pretzels, cake pops and more with the Wilton melting pot. With an ergonomic, heat-resistant handle and two easy-pour spouts - perfect for pouring melted candy into a decorating bag or drizzling directly onto treats
  • QUICK: The Wilton candy melts melting pot has two temperature settings, warm and melt so you can quickly melt up to 2 ½ cups of Candy Melts candy or chocolate in less than 10 minutes and keep it warm for dipping
  • PERFORMANCE: An innovative heating base stays cool to the touch, a safety light indicates when the Wilton pot is on and it has rubber feet to keep it steady on your counter. Has a polarized 120-volt plug and features two temperature settings, melt and warm
  • CARE INSTRUCTIONS: Silicone insert is removable for easy cleaning and is dishwasher safe; wipe outside of the candy melts melting pot with a clean damp cloth (easy-to-clean and convenient removable silicone pot)
  • INCLUDES: 1 candy melts and chocolate melting pot, dimensions: 5.7 inches diameter x 6.3 x 9.1 inches (14.4 diameter x 16 x 23.1 centimeter)
Rank No. #5
Wilton Vibrant Green Candy Melts, 12-Ounce
  • 12-ounce bag of vibrant green colored candy wafers; artificially flavored
  • Versatile, creamy and easy-to-melt; wilton pre-colored candy melts are perfect for molding, dipping, coating, drizzling and more!
  • Delicious vanilla flavor; taste can also be easily varied with oil-based wilton candy flavoring (sold separately)
  • Microwaveable; simple melting instructions included
  • Certified kosher dairy
Rank No. #6
Wilton Pastel Colorburst Candy Melts® Candy, 10 oz.
  • Use Candy Melts candy for cake pops, cookies and molded candies with Wilton molds
  • Color: White with pastel confetti candy bits
  • Net weight: 10 oz. (283 g)
  • Candy will lose its consistency if overheated or if liquid has accumulated due to humidity; if this occurs, add 1 ½ teaspoons of vegetable shortening per 10 oz. of candy
  • Candy may melt in bag at warmer temperatures; if this happens, simply follow package directions
Rank No. #7
Wilton Strawberry Candy Melts
  • Dip, drizzle and dunk with Rosanna Pansino One in a Strawberry Candy Melts.
  • Featuring a sweet strawberry flavor,
  • this meltable candy is also great for making candy pops, truffles, ganache and more.
Rank No. #8
Wilton 1911-421 Candy Melts, 12-Ounce, Vibrant Green
  • Includes 12 ounce of delicious candy melt wafers
  • Can be used for molding, dipping, drizzling, and so much more!
  • Candy Melts have a great flavored taste and smooth texture when you melt them - can be remelted
  • Microwavable - with microwave in the bag instructions
  • The delicious taste of our candy melts can be varied with our Candy Flavors
SaleRank No. #9
Wilton 12 oz. Dark Cocoa Candy Melts® Candy, 6-Count
  • Use Dark Cocoa-flavored Candy Melts candy for cake pops, cookies and molded candies with Wilton molds
  • Color: Dark brown
  • Net weight: 12 oz. (340 g) each
  • Candy will lose its consistency if overheated or if liquid has accumulated due to humidity; if this occurs, add 2 teaspoons of vegetable shortening per 12 oz. of candy
  • Candy may melt in bag at warmer temperatures; if this happens, simply follow package directions
Rank No. #10
Wilton 1911-424 Candy Melts, 12-Ounce, Bright Pink(2pk)
  • Value pack of Wilton Bright Pink Candy Melts
  • Brand confectionery coating
  • Due to summer temperatures, candy melts may melt in transit; they still can be used but they may not arrive in original wafer shape
  • Their delicious taste can be varied with Wilton's candy flavors
  • Kosher dairy
Rank No. #11
Wilton Purple and Black Candy Bark Set, 5-Piece
  • This candy making set has fantastic moody colours to make fun Halloween or galaxy-themed candy bark or cupcake toppers
  • Sprinkle the jimmies and sanding sugar on your melted candy for more Color and texture
  • Includes Lavender and black vanilla-flavored candy melts candy; Lavender sanding sugar, purple and black jimmies
  • Net Weight: Lavender candy melts candy 12 oz. (340 g); black candy melts candy 10 oz. (282 g); black jimmies 1. 5 oz. (42. 5 g); purple jimmies 1. 5 oz. (42. 5 g); Lavender sanding sugar 3. 25 oz. (92 g)
  • Candy melts candy is made in the USA
Rank No. #12
Wilton 1911-1358 Lavender Candy Melts, 12-Ounce
  • Available in a variety of flavors and colors (each sold separately)
  • Made from premium ingredients for superior melting and great taste
  • 12 ounce/340 gram bag
  • Their delicious taste can be varied with Wilton's candy flavors
  • Due to summer temperatures, candy melts may melt in transit-they still can be used but they may not arrive in original wafer shape
Rank No. #13
Merckens Coating Melting Wafers Milk Chocolate cocoa lite 5 pounds
  • Free Shipping
  • Fresh and Delicious
  • In general, chocolates melts if they are kept beyond 65 degrees Fahrenheit. At the same time, Chocolate may melt in shipping if ordering during warmer temperatures. If it melts during shipping, it can be remelted and there will be little change in the hardened/finished chocolate.
  • Chocolate may melt in shipping if ordering during warmer temperatures. If it melts during shipping, it can be remelted.
Rank No. #15
Merckens Coating Melting Wafers White 5 pounds melting chocolate, 80 Ounce
  • Merckens White Chocolate Coating Melting Wafers
  • 5 pound bag
  • Delicious Merckens white chocolate is developed specifically for use in candy making
  • Perfect to make molded candy, bark, turtles, clusters, fudge, chocolate dipped caramel apples, etc
  • packaging may vary
SaleRank No. #16
Outamateur Chocolate Melting Pot Electric Chocolate Fondue Mini Fondue Candy Maker with Double Melting Pot for Milk Chocolate,Cheese,Butter,Candy (Pink)
  • SAFE MATERIAL - The chocolate meting pot is made of food grade premium plastic and aluminum material, aluminum inner liner is corrosion resistant, rustproof, durable & long lasting.
  • DOUBLE BAKING PAN DESIGN - The clever design of the double pot, each pot has capacity 250ml/8.45oz, can melt two raw material at the same time, time saving, more convenient! Make is much easier to bake.
  • PORTABLE MINI MELTING POT - Convenient to make your own DIY chocolate, convenient, simple and fast, very fun. it can melt chocolate, butter or hot milk. Allow you can enjoy the chocolate freely. Great for party, holidays and all entertainment activities.
  • TWO ADJUSTABLE TEMPERATURE - The low temperature is suitable for melting chocolate. The second temperature is suitable for melting butter, beeswax, etc
  • EASY OPERATION - Instead of the traditional water insulation heating method, this upgraded melting pot, no need of water, just directly melt the chocolate(raw material). If raw materials is large, need to chop it into small pieces, then put into the pot.
Rank No. #17
Wilton Candy Melts - Blue 340g
  • Wilton Candy Melts - Blue 340g
  • The sweet possibilities are endless with these easy-melt vanilla flavoured blue candy melts.
  • Use them to dip strawberries, drizzle them on pretzels or mold into shaped candies.
  • They can also be used to decorate cakes, cookies and cupcakes, because everything's better when it's covered in candy.
SaleRank No. #18
Wilton Blue Candy Melts Candy, 12 oz, Pack of 6
  • MADE EASY: The sweet possibilities are endless with these easy-melt vanilla-flavored blue wafers candy melts and now you've got them in bulk (Made in the USA)
  • BAKING ESSENTIAL: Use the blue candy melts to dip strawberries, drizzle on pretzels or mold into shaped candies for parties and special occasions
  • CONVENIENT: Use vanilla-flavored Candy Melts candy for cake pops, cookies and molded candies with Wilton molds. They can also be used to decorate cakes, cookies and cupcakes, because everything's better when it's covered in candy
  • MORE FROM WILTON: Wide variety of candy molds and other tools so you can create treats for any occasion. Homemade candy makes a great gift, and it’s a fun way to spend time together when you’re looking for an easy and tasty activity to do!
  • INCLUDES: Six 12 oz. packages of Blue Candy Melts candy, contains milk and soy; made on equipment that also processes wheat, peanuts and tree nuts; made in a facility that also processes egg
Rank No. #19
Merckens Milk Chocolate 2 Pounds
  • Delicious Merckens Milk chocolate is developed specifically for use in candy making.
  • Luscious milk chocolate in a convenient wafer form. Contains cocoa butter. Merckens brand. 2 lb. bag.
  • White and colored confectionery candy coatings combine sugar, milk and vegetable oil. It is easy to melt and requires no tempering.
  • If a thinner coating is desired, paramount crystals may be added; If adding flavors or colors, use a concentrated flavor or oil-based flavor
  • Chocolate may melt in shipping if ordering during warmer temperatures.

Last update on 2022-08-09 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

5 Factors Consumers Consider When Choosing Chocolate Melts

 

Studying the genus consumers is an endeavor so huge and fractured that you can find some branch of consumer behavioral analysis in nearly every academic discipline. Customer habits are predictable and yet weird and illogical. In many cases, they’re based less on value and need as they are on immediate emotional comfort while choosing the price of Chocolate Melts.

Customers will universally describe themselves as being savvy and sharp, and yet their buying habits indicate that they waste huge amounts of money on Chocolate Melts reviews and services that are not only of little value, but might also kill them. So how can we determine what exactly will drive a customer to grab something from a store shelf? Here are five factors that play a huge role in how a consumer will view a product.

 

Package Reusability

Consumers have always wanted more for their money, but modern consumers want environmental responsibility for their money, as well. A cool, sturdy Chocolate Melts (jar, bottle or bag) that can still be used long after the product itself is gone is a major enticement to the thrifty and the hoarders among us. Large Chocolate Melts are especially valuable, since there are many large cities that are now forbidding the use of plastic shopping bags, and charging customers for paper bags.

Product Allure

Make the Chocolate Melts appearancelook good. Even if we’re designing a package for salt, which can’t be made to look like anything but salt, we must make the product look good by any means necessary.

Creative package design isn’t just about showing off how closely we’ve studied the work of Viktor & Rolf; it’s about how tasty we make the food inside look, or enticingly the gadget is displayed, or how well we know the particular market of Chocolate Melts deals. If we designed product packages exclusively to satisfy our own egos, most of us would be designing packages on our lunch break from our jobs as Walmart greeters.

Familiarity

There is much to be said for wildly inventive, out-of-the-box design, but there is a lot to be said against it, too. Human beings are hard-wired to feel comfortable with what is familiar. If we can associate a particular Chocolate Melts or package design with good things, we are drawn to that product. The key is to integrate the two: award-winning packaging design and a familiarity that brings about consumer comfort.

This separates the design weak from the strong. How successfully can you integrate familiar elements into an innovative design concept?

Snobocity

Yes, we buy certain products because we want to impress. This is where creative package design becomes critically important. The package must convey quality, connoisseurship and success in order to get people to pluck it from the shelves. Moreover, we must be able to instantly identify the Chocolate Melts, smoothie, chocolate bar or coffee cup in the consumer’s hand, so that the consumer’s friends and associates can see it and leap on the bandwagon.

A huge number of our consumer choices are hinged upon the choices our peers make. Cultural phenomena has more to do with the products we buy than we would like to admit – if everyone has a Starbucks cup in their hands, then we must go to Starbucks. This has nothing to do with the quality of the Chocolate Melts, but it has everything to do maintaining social veneer.

Brand Trustworthiness

Not every consumer consideration is linked entirely to creative package design, unfortunately. When we recognize a brand as having been in existence since time immemorial, we are obviously more likely to trust it. After all – how could it have endured more than a century without having its merits? Most of the world would put our very lives in the hands of the Apple Inc, Coca Cola Corporation for just this reason.

Unfortunately, new brands of Chocolate Melts have to establish trust quickly if they are going to resonate with the Yelp-ing, Googling, Amazon-reviewing public. No, we’re not telling you to plant phony glowing Chocolate Melts trusted reviews on consumer websites (shame on you!), but you will have to interact with your consumer base in a warm and loving manner using one (if not all) of the billions of social networking channels. Respond to them in a friendly and servile manner! Accept returns unquestioningly and thank the customer for alerting you to the problem! Make your workplace fun and frolicsome and then post whimsical photos on Facebook! Of course it’s nauseating! But it serves your brand.

 

Affordability

In most cases, the primary factor that influences a buying decision is economical. Every buyer scrolls through his pocket to see if he actually can afford that thing to buy Chocolate Melts. Affordability is the basis of a purchasing decision. The wisdom behind this being you cannot purchase what you cannot afford.

Need Recognition

While it may be very accurate that people do sometimes buy Chocolate Melts impulsively that they do not even need, but most of the time, a need pushes them to enter a store.

Say, for example, you need to go out on a vacation for which you lack a backpack. So this inevitability to have a backpack will drag you straight to a relevant shop.

Hence, necessity also has a significant say in shaping a buying decision.

Brand Repute

Whenever we go shopping, it is our foremost attempt to bag the best available brand.  Why is that? Because the best manufacturer ensures the best and long-lasting Chocolate Melts. But on the parallel, it is also due to the factor that the advertising policy of the brand is so enchanting that it makes you buy their products.

So, brand reputation is also a leading element in making people buy things.

Personal Preferences

People usually buy Chocolate Melts that they like. This factor of fondness varies from person to person. One person may want a product that another person may despise.

For example, a stereotype has been established in our society that pink is a girly color. So boys usually do not buy clothes or other items painted pink.

Product Quality

It may be the most critical factor that people consider while buying Chocolate Melts. No one obviously would want a substandard or easily worn-out item. They even are willing to pay a bit higher than usual for a superior quality product.

The product’s longevity is a significant inducing aspect that is generally brought into consideration while buying products.

Social Influences

The past experiences or recommendations by friends and family very much prevail buying decisions of an individual. People usually fearlessly purchase those Chocolate Melts about which their social circle have good reviews

A recent study has shown that about 59% of the people ask for consultation from friends to help with a buying decision. Therefore, the family’s guide about an item that you want to buy still influence your choice a big deal.

Price Comparison

If a product of the same quality is available in more than a single place, people typically like to compare prices and do quick math. No one wants to buy expensive products.

To save themselves from paying more, people tend to visit more than one place to give them an idea about the pricing of a product.

Resale

It might surprise you that people do consider the resale value of a Chocolate Melts before purchasing. Though this factor may only be considered while buying certain products, for example, buying a car or a bed or a sofa set, it still is a deft concern.

Final Verdict

Considering certain factors before buying a product or consulting your close social circle is not a bad exercise. In fact, doing this would only make shopping easy for you. Consideration not only saves you a whole lot of money but also helps you avoid buying inferior quality Chocolate Melts.

You should always consult others and spend wisely rather than awfully so that you may put aside money for a rainy day.

A designer can tear out his/her hair trying to figure out exactly how to integrate every single relevant feature into a Chocolate Melts package. Don’t worry! If you’ve done everything you’re supposed to do regarding the aesthetics and the functionality of your package, breathe easy. If it doesn’t sell, it’s probably more to do with the tasteless joke the CEO tweeted than anything you’ve done.