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Collaborative Artisan Chocolate

The Alma and West Elm Chocolates Boast an Ethereal Package Design

— January 5, 2016 — Lifestyle
Designed by Mandy Braatz, the packaging designs for the Alma and West Elm chocolates collaboration perfectly complement the delicate mix of flavors with whimsical designs. The Alma and West Elm boxes of chocolate come in two flavors; peppermint chocolate slab and matzo toffee crunch. Each variety contains premium ingredients that combine flavor and texture to create a one-of-a-kind sensorial experience.

Although debuted around Christmas, the Alma and West Elm has the potential to stick around given that they could pass as merely holiday-inspired. Handcrafted in Portland, Oregon, the chocolates make an incredible token gift, while it would also make a great desk accessory to brighten up slow afternoons. Made with organic chocolate and perfectly packaged, this unique chocolate collaboration is worth tasting.
Trend Themes
1. Collaborative Packaging Designs - Opportunity for brands to collaborate with designers and create unique packaging that enhances the consumer experience.
2. Artisan Chocolate Gift Items - Growing demand for artisan chocolates as token gifts with premium ingredients and innovative flavors.
3. Ethical and Organic Chocolate - Increasing preference for organic and ethically sourced chocolate, presenting an opportunity for brands to cater to conscious consumers.
Industry Implications
1. Food Packaging - Opportunity to innovate and create visually appealing packaging designs that enhance the overall product experience.
2. Gourmet Food and Gift - Rising demand for premium and unique gift items, especially in the gourmet food industry.
3. Organic/sustainable Food - Growing market for organic and sustainable food products, including chocolates, driven by conscious consumerism and health-conscious trends.
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