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Sensorial Confection

Chocolate brands emphasize texture to offer multisensory experiences

Implications - Multi-sensory dining continues to gain traction in mainstream culture, and by virtue of the trickle-down effect, this emphasis on sensory experience has bled into the confectionery industry. Chocolate manufacturers are now ensuring their products provide a unique and varied texture experience, adding another layer of engagement and enjoyment for experience-driven consumers in addition to flavor.
Workshop Question — What experiential elements can be incorporated into your offerings for a unique twist on how consumers interact with your brand?
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Blooming Truffle-Filled Marshmallows
Blooming Truffle-Filled Marshmallows
This Marshmallow Flower Blooms When Dropped into Hot Cocoa
Famed pastry chef and inventor of the cronut Dominique Ansel is making headlines for a new marshmallow flower that blooms when placed in hot chocolate. With hot chocolate season nearing its end,... MORE
Miniature Mountain Chocolates
Miniature Mountain Chocolates
Mount Fuji in Japan is Reproduced to Small Scale in Matcha and Candy
The popular Japanese landmark Mount Fuji has recently been transformed into a series of edible miniature mountains using chocolate and matcha. The treats are a recreation of the Hokusai postcards... MORE
Chocolate Espresso Eggs
Chocolate Espresso Eggs
Karvan Coffee Offers Hot Beverages Served in Chocolate Easter Treats
Karavan Coffee is a cafe location in Perth, Australia that is offering adult Easter treats served in the form of a chocolate espresso egg. The hot caffeinated beverage is served to customers inside... MORE
Achromatic Chocolate Eggs
Achromatic Chocolate Eggs
These Easter Chocolate Eggs Only Come in Black, White and Gray
The arrival of spring is usually celebrated with a range of bright colors that can be seen on everything from the latest floral fashions to all-new Easter chocolate eggs. But this year, The... MORE
Dual Filling Candy Bars
Dual Filling Candy Bars
The Galaxy Duet Chocolate Bar Features Either a Toffee and Popcorn Centre
The Galaxy Duet candy bars by Mars Chocolates offer consumers a combination of both sweet and savory flavors with two different fillings. The candy bar comes with two separate pieces with a sweet... MORE
Carbonated Chocolate Milks
Carbonated Chocolate Milks
This Recipe Puts a Fun Twist on the Classic Egg Cream Drink
The Molly Yeh blog put together a recipe for a Nutella-flavored version of the famous egg cream drink. Despite the misleading name, egg cream is a traditional New York drink that contains neither... MORE

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