Ivory Jordan Almonds (10 lb. bag)
Traditional wedding candy, these jordan almonds in matte white make beautiful wedding favor fillers. Fancy and sugar coated, they are rich in flavor and in cultural meaning, symbolizing health, wealth, happiness, fertility and long life. Traditionally 5 - 7 jordan almonds are given to each guest in a small organza pouch, or they are placed in an heirloom bowl for self-service at your reception. How ever you use them, they will bring a lovely touch to your day, and your guests will love the rich flavor and beautiful color they add to your reception tables.
You'll often read that these candied almonds are meant to signify the "sweet" in marriage, but the truth is, they symbolize the bitter and the sweet. For an added touch, print out small cards with the traditional jordan almond poem on them and attach to the containers. It will give your guests the meaning behind this delicious favor and make them special. Here is the poem you can use:
Jordan Almonds poem:
Five Jordan almonds for each guest to eat
reminds us that life is both bitter and sweet.
Five wishes for the new husband and wife...
health, wealth, happiness, children, and long life!
These jordan almonds are sold in bulk, and there are approximately 100 Jordan Almonds in each pound. They fit perfectly into almost any wedding packaging, but as a rough estimate we suggest the following if filling your boxes or bags:
To make 50 favors:
To fill 50 3 x 4 sheer organza bags - about 5 pounds
To fill 50 4 x 6 sheer organza bags - about 10 - 12 pounds
To fill 50 2 x 2 favor box - about 5 - 6 pounds
Sold in a 10 lb. bag.