YOUR pick of selection box chocs could reveal more about you than you think.
It’s hardly surprising the choc lovers are up in arms, as food psychologist Greg Tucker argues orange crunch fans “crave security and stability”.
What does YOUR selection say about you?
Greg reveals all to Amy Jones.
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BOUNTY: For the escapist.
Its coconut flavour evokes sunshine, waves and palms – and offers a moment of relief for those feeling stressed and looking to escape.
MARS: The flavour of a Mars bar rapidly builds, sending the consumer on a journey.
This is a chocolate which helps to sustain those who need a bit of help along the way.
Those who select this may need a bit of reassurance.
GALAXY: A treat for patient souls.
Those who opt for a Galaxy know that waiting for the ultimate reward – in this case, a melt in the mouth moment – is worth it.
Those who enjoy this treat are likely to be more sensual and enjoy a bit of luxury.
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DAIRY MILK: Those who enjoy the rush of dopamine from a chunky chocolate bite can tend to have a more dynamic personality.
I can see this person being an adrenaline junkie or becoming an extreme fan of certain things, hooked on whatever gives them a buzz.
Crunchie fans are positive bundles of fun[/caption]
CRUNCHIE: This effervescent, zingy treat is like a party in your mouth.
This person is the fountain, not the drain – the cheering friend who raises spirits.
Those who enjoy a Crunchie are positive bundles of fun.
TWIRL: There’s an airy lightness to a Twirl which is perfectly catered to those who seek a bit of elegance.
Light and bright, it is an aromatic ballet of the senses.
The person who enjoys this is likely to be stylish and graceful – but perhaps slightly aloof.
Those who choose a Hazel Whirl tend to be more self-restrained and are loath to let themselves over to abandon[/caption]
HAZEL WHIRL: Those who select this choc aren’t daunted by a challenge.
They know that the nutty centre is worth the effort and that it’s a price worth paying.
Those who choose this treat tend to be more self-restrained and are loath to let themselves over to abandon.
A sense of nostalgia is strong in the person who chooses a Strawberry Dream[/caption]
STRAWBERRY DREAM: A sense of nostalgia is strong in the person who chooses this chocolate.
It evokes a simpler time, the carefree days when you were cherished and cared for.
For those who prefer to look at life through rose tinted glasses.
A Golden Barrel is best suited to playful souls who are bright and optimistic[/caption]
GOLDEN BARREL: From the quirky barrel shape to the flowing rush of golden caramel treasure, this chocolate is all about harmless fun.
It is best suited to playful souls who are bright and optimistic.
It’s often picked out last but those who opt for a Toffee Penny know it’s flavour lasts and lasts[/caption]
TOFFEE PENNY: The selection of the classic maverick.
It’s often picked out last but those who opt for a Toffee Penny know it’s flavour lasts and lasts.
They are not one to run with the herd and always want to maximise enjoyment.
ORANGE CREAM: With echoes of sultry Mediterranean nights, this is a choice for the true romantic dreamer.
Its taste evokes summer evening walks, with a hint of jasmine in the air.
FUDGE: This is for the person who likes to indulge – sometimes a little too much.
Eating this chocolate takes the consumer from pleasure to indulgence and the guilt induced can sometimes only be offset, well, by another.