Love on the half shell: Valentine's gift ideas

A selection of romantic food made by small companies.

Apples and Dates
Apples and Dates
Chocolate Covered Company
$40-$140

These hand-dipped, Belgium-chocolate-coated fruits are from Los Angeles-based Chocolate Covered Company. Founder Salpi Demirjian, a former restaurant supply store employee, started dipping strawberries to give as gifts to family and friends. She realized in 2002 that she and her husband could build a business delivering these sweets around the country to individual customers, retailers, gourmet food shops and special events. Last year, the company provided dipped fruit for an Emmys pre-party.

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Last updated February 11 2008: 4:24 PM ET

Apples and Dates

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