The Haigh’s chocolate stores all over Australia are one of the most popular confectionaries in the continent. In Melbourne, one of its main stores is located in The Block Arcade, 282 Collins Street, one of the most beautiful shopping destinations of Melbourne. The Block Arcade is only a short walk from the best Serviced Apartments In Melbourne.
The store is artistically designed with its majestic display windows and arches for the perfect display of tempting chocolates. Another store is located in 26, Collins Street and this was the first of Haigh’s stores to open in Melbourne. The store has been designed in the Paris boutique style and is very popular among the rich and corporate of Melbourne. It is also popular among the parliamentarians on Spring Street. On Swanston Street, it is located in 191 Swanston Walk, next door to the Mercure Grand Hotel. Hotel guests are most frequent to this store because of its convenience of location.
The store offers a delightful range of a variety of chocolates, the most popular being the Box Chocolates. These come in different European and Australian packages.
Each White Ballotin box contains an assortment of chocolates which consist of Dark connoisseur chocolates, Cream centres, Ginger flavoured chocolates and truffles. The Presentation packages include the same along with a number of Hard Centered chocolates and original fruit ones.
The Clear Gift boxes are very popular among regular buyers. It contains a variety of milk and dark chocolates along with cherry and plum liqueurs.
The Signature series boxes are most special, and are in honour of the company’s founder, Alfred Haigh. Every box is made of hand made paper and is lined with gold-flecked paper. The chocolates include premium Dark connoisseurs, Truffles and milk and dark chocolates.
The Australian package is most popular among tourists. The box consists of Haigh’s chocolates flavoured with special Australian ingredients such as Macadamia nuts, Lemon scented Myrtle and Wattle seed. Finally there is the European box. This is a collection inspired by the traditional European style of chocolate making with filled centres.
Besides these special boxed chocolates, the store will also offer you a wide range of moulded and novelty chocolates. Some of the most popular of these include, Chocolate Pastilles, Chocolate Teddy Bears, Green Peppermint chocolates, and the chocolate hearts and the chocolate squares. The Chocolate blocks are also a specialty of the company. These include, Dark orange block, Apricot and almond block and Honeycomb block.
In addition to chocolates, the stores also offer a variety of other kinds of confectionery. The most popular among these are the sugar-free chocolates, French jellies, toasted marshmallows, hazelnut cookies and nougats and Pan Forte cakes.
The special treats offered by the store this season include, Lemon truffles ($19.75 for 140g), Champagne truffles ($19.95 for 140g), Milk scorched almonds ($22.25 for 400g) and Almond cookies ($8.95 for 120g).
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