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5 Things You didn’t Know About Chocolate-Covered Strawberries and Roses! What do chocolate strawberries have in common with roses? Find out 3 fun facts.

Pink Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Welcome to our first blog post about chocolate covered strawberries and roses.

Did you know that strawberries have some connection with love? We will give you 5 different, interesting facts about one of the world’s most sweet, juicy fruits – strawberries and their connection with fresh roses. 

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Strawberries as a Symbol of Romance

It’s very popular and traditional to use strawberries in French weddings. In the USA chocolate-dipped strawberries are charming and exquisite edible gifts for Valentine’s Day, Anniversaries or any special event occasions. And some European countries bake a strawberry cake for married couples. Portion of strawberries’ association to passion and love is thought to be nutritional. Strawberries contain high levels of nitrate — a compound that increases blood flow, making a flushed sensation  to the surge you get when you’re feeling stricken with a partner. So that’s why a bouquet of roses with chocolate-covered strawberries became the trend and language of love nowadays.

Strawberries and Roses - Great Match!

Strawberries may not have the same fragrant bouquet as red roses, but these two plants are genetically similar. Plant scientists call strawberries a member of the rose family. People say the strawberry gets its name from the pickers who would carry the berries on straw or the fact that it looks like there are pieces of straw embedded in the fruit. Also as red roses strawberries are a lovely red heart-shaped fruit. They are a favorite of most women and evoke positive emotions and memories between couples.
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A Secret History of Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Both chocolate and strawberries have existed for a long time, but in the 1960s a woman named Lorraine Lorusso put the two together to create the first decadent chocolate-covered strawberries. Lauren was working at a small food store called Stop and Shopping in Chicago.  She has a tempered version of the store’s gourmet food chocolate, dipped in the mixture with the freshest strawberries of the season. She allowed the chocolate hardening and then she served it to a paying customer. Treatment was immediately successful. Since strawberries and chocolate have been considered a perfect pair. You can find luxurious chocolate strawberry arrangements from our Store. And treat your loved ones with a basket of tasty happiness!

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