Duc d'O Chocolaterie will unveil several chocolate lines at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes, France. New products will include modernized package designs for existing lines as well as new flavors, such as cognac pralines.
Customers looking for affordable luxuries are increasingly turning to chocolate, boosting sales at small businesses and big manufacturers. Davidson Chocolate, in Davidson, N.C., says sales at the small shop have steadily increased, thanks to customers buying just a few chocolates at a time.
Mars Snackfood U.S. is launching Fling, an 85-calorie chocolate-covered meringue. It goes on sale in California this month, with a regional campaign bearing the tagline, "Naughty but not that naughty."