We know a lot of people are busy with Lunar New Year celebrations, but let’s not forget that Valentine’s Day is also just around the corner!
This year, let’s put a Japanese spin on the celebrations, and give chocolate instead of flowers. Our list covers every conceivable budget, and are sure to impress the anime heroines in your life~
Bring your girl’s childhood memories back to life with this cheap and cheerful chocolate. At just PhP 20 per pack in local grocery stores, you have enough money left over to splurge on flowers or a movie date.
PhP 20 at local supermarkets
While you can never go wrong with Pocky, you can really wow her with a box of Giant Peppero. Peppero is the Korean equivalent of Pocky — manufactured by Lotte. Giant Peppero are actually huge boxes that house eight smaller single serve boxes of Peppero — a guaranteed crowdpleaser!
PhP 220 at S&R Membership Shopping
Give her something a little different to the usual Cadbury and Hershey’s! Ritter Sport features an assortment of chocolate squares that come in milk, dark, malted, and crispy. Cover all the bases and get her a sampler pack with all six flavors!
PhP 200 from SM Snack Exchange
Meiji Melty Kiss
Want to treat your girl to some Royce (MMMMMMM our favorite!) but don’t have the money to cover for it? Meiji has got you covered with their line of delicious and affordable nama choco line “Melty Kiss”. Although not as decadent as the premium brand, Melty Kiss is delicious and notable on its own way.
PhP 150 from SM Snack Exchange
Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Bouquet
Last but not least, give hers something that combines the two most popular presents during Valentine’s Day: flowers and chocolate! These bouquets feature Ferrero Rocher bonbons prettied up and tied together to resemble roses. They are almost to pretty to eat!
Starts at PhP 1500 from Maitre Chocolatier