STRATHAM, N.H., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With today's consumer increasingly driven to try new flavors1, premium chocolatier Lindt & Sprungli is satisfying that appetite with the introduction of its latest product innovations. The new products include LINDOR Coconut truffles, CLASSIC RECIPE Caramel with Sea Salt bars, unique additions to the Lindt Chocolate Specialties line, and the first ever Lindt Brownie Mixes. From sweet and salty flavor combinations, to delicate milk chocolate with the tropical essence of coconut, to new ways to experience premium homemade indulgences, there is something for everyone this year.
As a pioneer in the premium chocolate industry, Lindt continues to innovate by creating new and unique gourmet chocolate products. Lindt controls all aspects of the chocolate making process, from the selection of the highest quality ingredients, including cocoa beans that Lindt roasts to perfection, to the finished product. With the addition of the Lindt Baking Mixes, Lindt is now delivering premium chocolate and satisfying chocolate lovers in a whole new way. All of the new products were expertly crafted and perfected by the Master Chocolatiers at Lindt to offer consumers chocolate beyond compare.
"Every day Lindt is on a quest to develop the most exquisite chocolate products and flavor combinations," says Lindt Master Chocolatier, Ann Czaja. "Whether consumers prefer smooth coconut, complex sea salt, or delicious chocolate-covered fruits and nuts, each of the new products offers a flavorful, gourmet way to experience premium chocolate."
With unparalleled expertise, the Lindt Master Chocolatiers work together to analyze the latest flavor trends, monitor new manufacturing process developments and combine the highest quality ingredients to create innovative products that are unlike any others. The newest creations include:
LINDOR Coconut Truffle - Created by the Lindt Master Chocolatiers, the secret recipe for LINDOR truffles combines a delicate chocolate shell with an irresistibly smooth melting filling. LINDOR truffles are available in 18 different and exquisite flavors, including the new Coconut truffle, which has a milk chocolate shell with a white chocolate center, featuring a subtle tropical essence of coconut (SRP $3.99 for a 5.1 oz. bag).
Lindt CLASSIC RECIPE Caramel with Sea Salt Bar - The Lindt CLASSIC RECIPE line delivers the world's most exceptional, premium chocolate for extraordinary richness and creaminess. The new Caramel with Sea Salt bar features creamy, smooth milk chocolate combined with crunchy caramel pieces and sea salt crystals (SRP $2.59 for a 4.4 oz. bar).
Lindt Brownie Mixes - With the introduction of the gourmet, easy-to-use Lindt Brownie Mixes, Lindt has created a new way to enjoy premium chocolate in the kitchen. Each mix features Lindt EXCELLENCE chocolate from the Lindt Master Chocolatiers and yields approximately 16 brownies:
- Classic Chocolate Brownie Mix - This classic mix features dry brownie mix and two Lindt EXCELLENCE 70% Cocoa bars that create moist, delicious brownies bursting with intense cocoa flavor (SRP: $12 for a 17.6 oz. box).
- White Coconut Brownie Mix - This mix features dry brownie mix and two Lindt EXCELLENCE White Coconut bars that create mouth-watering brownies with a delicate infusion of coconut that bake to a golden buttery finish (SRP: $12 for a 17.6 oz. box).
Lindt Chocolate Specialties Collection - This line of hand-crafted, delectable recipes, including Lindt Chocolate Bark and Lindt Chocolate-Covered Fruit & Nuts, combines the highest quality ingredients with layer upon layer of silky smooth Lindt chocolate to create an unforgettable chocolate experience:
- Lindt Chocolate Bark - Lindt Chocolate Bark is a new addition to the Chocolate Specialties line and is available in four unique varieties: White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio, Milk Chocolate Blueberry, Dark Chocolate Almond, and White Chocolate Peppermint (SRP: $12 for a 6.4 oz. bag).
- Lindt Chocolate-Covered Fruit & Nuts - New from the Master Chocolatiers at Lindt, these exquisite, petite-sized morsels are now available in the following varieties: Milk Chocolate Covered Raisins, Milk Chocolate Covered Hazelnuts, and Milk Chocolate Covered Almonds (SRP: $12 for a 6.4 oz. bag).
The LINDOR Coconut truffles and CLASSIC RECIPE bar are now available at retail locations nationwide, Lindt Chocolate Shops and www.Lindt.com. The Chocolate Specialties products, including the Lindt Chocolate Bark, the Lindt Chocolate-Covered Fruit & Nuts, as well as the Lindt Brownie Mixes, are available exclusively at Lindt Chocolate Shops and www.Lindt.com. For more information on the latest product innovations from Lindt and to stay up to date on the latest Lindt news and exclusive offers, visit www.Lindt.com, the Lindt Twitter handle, or the Lindt Facebook page.
About Lindt & Sprungli
Founded in 1845, Lindt & Sprungli is a global leader in the premium chocolate category, offering high-quality products in more than 120 countries. Lindt & Sprungli operates eight production facilities in Europe and the United States and employs more than 8,000 worldwide. Lindt USA operates more than 45 retail stores in the U.S. and maintains wide distribution through extensive retail and wholesale channels. For more information on Lindt, visit www.lindt.com.
1 Technomic, Inc., 2013, The Flavor Consumer Trend Report
SOURCE Lindt USA