LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- You had me at tequila. Sugarfina, the luxury candy boutique, has partnered with award-winning spirit brand Casamigos Tequila, to create a new collection of tequila-infused candies.
The two Southern California-based brands make perfect partners: Sugarfina is best known for innovative cocktail-inspired candies like premium Champagne Bears® and Casamigos Tequila creates ultra-premium, small-batch tequilas made from the finest, hand-selected 100% Blue Weber agaves grown in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico.
"We're so excited to partner with our Malibu neighbor, Casamigos Tequila, to create Sugarfina's first tequila-infused candies," said Sugarfina co-founders Rosie O'Neill and Josh Resnick. "Not only is their tequila delicious, it also pairs perfectly with some of our favorite flavors like lime, grapefruit, chocolate, and smoked sea salt. Needless to say, the recipe development was a lot of fun."
The Sugarfina x Casamigos collection features three new candies: Shake Your Margarita, a crisp, clean Blanco-infused margarita gummy with hints of lime and sweet agave; Paloma Por Favor, a juicy sour grapefruit gummy infused with Reposado and rolled in superfine sweet and tart sugar crystals; and Give It a Shot, a rich dark chocolate cordial filled with a smooth sip of Casamigos Añejo Tequila.
The candies are packaged in Sugarfina's signature Candy Cubes™. Flavors are sold individually and also as part of the You Had Me at Tequila Candy Bento Box®, which features all three candies in a specially-designed Sugarfina x Casamigos gift box. For the sweetest cocktail hour, the Candy + Tequila Bento Box® pairs the three candies with mini bottles of Casamigos Blanco, Reposado and Añejo tequilas, making the perfect gift for a tequila lover.
As part of the collaboration, Sugarfina will also introduce a new You Had Me at Tequila chocolate bar featuring the finest spiced 64% dark chocolate topped with smoked sea salt, the perfect flavor pairing with Casamigos Añejo Tequila.
Candy, tequila, need we say more?
Product Quick Facts:
- Shake Your Margarita, margarita gummy, small Candy Cube™, $8.50
- Paloma Por Favor, grapefruit sour gummy, small Candy Cube™ $8.50
- Give It a Shot, chocolate cordial, small Candy Cube™ $8.50
- You Had Me at Tequila Candy Bento Box®, $28
- You Had Me at Tequila Candy & Tequila Bento Box®, $45
- You Had Me at Tequila dark chocolate & sea salt chocolate bar, $12
Sweethearts Rosie O'Neill and Josh Resnick have dreamed of opening a luxury candy boutique ever since their third date, a screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. They fell in love over the unique and delicious candies they tasted while traveling and were inspired to bring a new concept in gourmet candy to the United States. Best known for Champagne and Rosé wine-infused gummy bears, Sugarfina now has 38 locations across North America. To learn more about Sugarfina, visit www.sugarfina.com or follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @sugarfina.
About Casamigos Tequila:
Casamigos Tequila, founded by George Clooney, Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman, is a small batch, ultra-premium tequila made from the finest, hand-selected 100% Blue Weber agaves, grown in the rich red clay and cool climate of the Highlands of Jalisco, Mexico for a minimum of seven years. Our Blanco rests for two months. Our Reposado and Añejo are aged 7 and 14 months respectively in the finest premium American white oak barrels. Casamigos is available throughout the United States, UK, Canada, Hong Kong, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Bahamas, St. Barths, Cyprus, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and surrounding islands. For more information on Casamigos Tequila, please visit Casamigos.com. Follow Casamigos Tequila on Facebook at Facebook.com/casamigostequila, and on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest @Casamigos.
Alison Brod Marketing + Communications
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