General

Product Country of Origin
Our products are manufactured both in the USA and China.

What is SQF?
SQF stands for Safe Quality Food. Chocolate Inn / Taylor & Grant is certified level 3 under SQF Guidelines. See our SQF Certification page to see how SQF can benefit you.

Are you Kosher Certified?
Yes

Ordering

How do I send my order in?
Please send all Chocolate Inn orders to orders@chocolateinn.net

Please send all Lanco orders to orders@lancopromo.com.

Do I get a paper proof on every order?
A proof must be requested on your Purchase Order.

Do you offer Virtual Proofs?
Yes, Virtual Proofs are offered at no additional cost.

Do you offer virtual proofs on rush orders?
No, we do not offer virtual proofs on rush orders.

 

Artwork

What are Artwork Requirements?
Please see Artwork Requirements page for all art details.

How do I know if you received my Art?
You will only receive a follow up if we have not received artwork.

What artwork is required for Chocolate Molds?
Vector Artwork is required for all Chocolate Molds

Can I get a PMS Match on any color item?
No, PMS Color Match is only available on certain items. See additional setup options for PMS information

What are your Stock Imprint Colors?
Please see our Art Requirements to see our stock imprint & wrapper colors we offer.

 

Shipping & Production

What is your standard production time?
Standard production time is 7 days from art approval. *some restrictions apply

When does the “clock start” on your production time?
Same day if received before 5:00PM EST

How do you ship in warmer weather?
When the temperature reaches 75 degrees F. we will ship your order in insulated containers with ice packs. The product will remain cool for 2 full days. Expedited shipping is required for locations beyond a 2 day ground ship zone. We will use either refrigerated trucking or insulated cartons. We will select the least expensive method. For insulated cartons, please add $15.00(G) (USD) / $16.50(G) (CAD) per carton. When cost effective, a larger carton can be used please add $25.00(G) (USA) / $27.50(G) (CAN) per carton.

Are we able to ship on a 3rd party account, if so, is there a charge?
Yes, for US we can at no charge. FedEx or UPS. For Canada, third party shipper numbers from FOB Brampton – Loomis / Purolator = no charge. UPS = $12net per order.

What are your FOB Points?
Hicksville, NY 11801, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 & Brampton, Ontario

Do you offer rush production services?
Yes, we offer 3 day (+20%) & 5 day (+10%) rush production on select products. All rush production must be approved by Customer Service & Production. *Not available on all products

Are you FDA/CFIA Approved?
Yes

 

Sales/Marketing

What is the shelf life of your product?
Shelf life varies by the item. Chocolate shelf life is typically 12-18 months

Can you create custom options?
Yes, please see our Custom Sourcing page to view some of our capabilities and to speak to our product development team.

Do you offer custom flyers and/or catalogs?
Yes, please contact our Marketing Department with any custom flyer requests.

Do you offer a self-promo discount?
Yes, we offer EQP less 10% plus all regular setups on Self-Promo Products.