New Truffle Collection
Seattle Chocolates
Now shipping from Seattle Chocolates are four new Truffle Collections. Each 4-ounce box features gold foiling and a window to showcase the brightly colored twist wraps. The Milk Chocolate Collection includes peanut butter, toffee and mint truffles. The Dark Chocolate Collection features Seattle’s new extreme chocolate truffle (65 percent dark chocolate embedded with cocoa nibs), espresso and dark chocolate truffles. Café Truffle Collection varieties are espresso, cappuccino and café mocha truffles. The Fruit Crème Truffle Collection includes raspberry crème, strawberry crème and blackberry crème truffles.
Hello Kitty Beauty Center
Kandy Kastle
Perfect for little girls on the go, Hello Kitty Beauty Center is made of high quality pink plastic and boasts a faux mirror and pink handle embossed with stars. It opens to reveal a selection of Hello Kitty goodies including a candy necklace with edible medallion, bracelet (also with edible medallion), candy lip gloss and spray candy perfume. The Beauty Center retails for $4.99 and comes packed 12 units per display case.
Lindt Creation 70% Bar
Lindt USA
A crisp dark chocolate exterior and a fluffy mousse center deliver delicious contrast in Lindt USA’s new mousse-filled Creation 70% Bars made with 70% cacao content dark chocolate. They come in three varieties: Chocolate Mousse, Cherry Chili (which pairs tangy cherry and the heat of chili), and Orange. The Creation 70% line is available now online and at Lindt’s more than 100 retail stores throughout the country; a nationwide wholesale launch follows in 2008. The suggested retail price for the bars is $3.79.
Fully Loaded Chocolates
Herbert Candies
Fully Loaded Chocolates boast a large variety of candy, nut and fruit inclusions, with the inclusions found on top of rather than inside the bars. MoKaNola unites dark chocolate with java drops and granola; Rocky Road brings together walnuts, dark chocolate pieces and marshmallows; Dark Chocolate Turtle is a blend of pecan pralines and toffee; Berry, Berry Berry Good combines dark chocolate with three kinds of berries; and Cookies & Chips joins milk chocolate with crème-filled cookies and dark chocolate chips. The suggested retail price for a bar is $1.99.
Sour Dip & Lick Pop
Candy Dynamics
This fun new item combines a sour lollipop with intense Toxic Waste sour powder. The shape of the pop is designed to allow for the maximum in sour flavor punch per dip. As an added bonus, each pouch comes with one of six collectible temporary tattoos, featuring key characters in the Toxic Waste lore. There’s Professor Sauernoggin, the inventor of Toxic Waste Candy, and Hazmat Rat, his faithful pet rat, among others. Flavors include blue raspberry, cherry, and green apple. The lollipops come in 18-count display boxes, packed six display boxes per case. The suggested retail price is 69 cents.
Skinny Hunk
Annabelle Candy Company
This new 1-oz., 100-calorie bar was created to address consumer requests for a Big Hunk bar without peanuts. Skinny Hunk is low-fat and gluten-free with a suggested retail price of 50 cents. Pack size is 12/24.
Trio Bar
Mrs. May’s
Named Trio because each contains three nuts (almond, cashew and pistachio), three seeds (sesame, sunflower and pumpkin), and three fruits (dates, raisins and either strawberry, cranberry, blueberry or tropical fruit), these bars are all-natural. The 1.7-oz. bars have a suggested retail price of $1.29 each and come in a 20-bar box.
Candy Logs Updated
Koko’s Confectionery & Novelty
Koko’s popular Candy Logs has undergone a packaging makeover. The colors of the display box have been changed and new artwork that better reflects the novelty of the candy has been added. Candy Logs comes in a container filled with 14 log-shaped candies made from a blend of fruity pressed dextrose.
Pink Ribbon Sports Beans
Jelly Belly
Jelly Belly has pledged to donate 5% of the sales of Pink Ribbon (Fruit Punch flavor), packages of Sports Beans to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The Pink Ribbon Sports Beans in 1-oz. packets are available in 24-count display caddies, 5-bag value boxes and a pre-packed 196-count display shipper. The beans will ship through April of 2008.
Trident Splash Summer Spearmint
Cadbury Adams USA
Trident Splash Summer Spearmint is the newest addition to the Trident Splash line. A unique combination of watermelon and spearmint flavors, this new sugar-free gum will be offered year-round. It comes in a 9-piece single pack and in a three-pack.
Trolli Sour Caterpillars
Farley's & Sathers Candy Co.
New Trolli Sour Caterpillars come in three flavor/color combinations: orange/lemon, strawberry/lemon and lemon/lime. The 4.25-oz. peg bag features eye-catching Trolli graphics and is packed 12 per case.
Mojito Mint
Oral Fixation
Mints take on the flavor of a Mojito Cocktail with this new offering from Oral Fixation. The mints, which are imprinted with stars, come in a slide-open brushed metal tin.