National Confectioners Association



Latimer Street Bakery™ Seasonal Addition-Candy Cane Crunch

Wolfgang Candy Company - York, PA


Wolfgang Candy has added a seasonal Candy Cane Crunch cookie to its Latimer Street Bakery™ line. A delectable chocolate cookie is topped with a smooth, decadent white fudge and crushed peppermint candy cane. Latimer St. Bakery is a European inspired collection of premium chocolate topped truffle cookies. Each cookie is crafted using only the finest ingredients carefully selected by our Master Confectioner. From our family to yours, ENJOY!

"The tastes and smells of peppermint candy cane mixed with the white chocolaty flavor, provide a groundswell of nostalgia for those eating this cookie", says Wolfgang CEO Benjamin McGlaughlin.

Delight your customers this holiday season with our Candy Cane Crunch chocolate cookies, and our everyday Latimer St. Bakery favorites: Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter, Dark Chocolate Cherry Vanilla, Milk Chocolate Caramel, and Milk Chocolate.

Latimer St. Bakery Candy Cane Crunch cookies are packaged in a 6.34oz box with a SRP of $2.99. They are shipped in a 12 count displayable case.



Farmer's Fair Seasonal Addition: Milk Chocolate Pretzels with Seasonal Decoration

Wolfgang Candy Company - York, PA


Wolfgang Candy is offering its consumers a festive way to enjoy its Farmer's FairTM Milk Chocolate Covered Pretzels. The addition of jingle bell decorative nonpareils dresses up this delicious chocolate offering. It's perfect for Holiday entertaining.

"At Wolfgang we're always looking for interesting ways to extend our retail partner's sales through our everyday offerings. The Farmer's Fair line is a specialty line of small batch, hand-crafted chocolates inspired by old Wolfgang-family European recipes, Wolfgang CEO Benjamin McGlaughlin says. Each product is made with the highest quality ingredients carefully selected by our Master Confectioner.

Treat your customers with Wolfgang's Farmer's Fair Milk Chocolate Covered Pretzel with jingle bell nonpareils, available enrobed in either Milk Chocolate or Dark Chocolate. The pretzels are packaged in a 6.3oz seasonal kraft bag, with a SRP of $3.99. 10 bags are packed in a festive displayable case.

Wolfgang's Farmer's Fair everyday line of products includes: Milk Chocolate Covered Pretzels, Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzels, Milk Chocolate Covered Animal Crackers, Milk Chocolate Covered Graham Crackers, and Mini Coconut Balls.

Lindt Leveraging Salty, Sweet Popularity

Lindt & Spr√ľngli (USA), Inc. aims to capture the salty and sweet trend with extensions to its HELLO, truffles and traditional bar lines.

Lindor Dark Chocolate Caramel with Sea Salt truffles have a dark chocolate shell infused with sea salt and a milk chocolate-caramel center, the company reports. Coming in 5.1-ounce standup bags with a SRP of $4.39, they ship in 12-ct cases.

Also new, Milk Chocolate Classic Recipe Salted Pretzel bars have pretzel inclusions and sea salt crystals. The 4.2-ounce bars have a SRP of $2.79 and ship six 12-ct trays per case.

The HELLO line has three new varieties: milk chocolate Salted Caramel; Dark Chocolate Cookie, which has creamy chocolate fillings and dark chocolate-covered cookie pieces; and milk chocolate Sweet Popcorn featuring crunchy salted popcorn and creamy filling. Each variety is available in 1.4-ounce sticks, which have a SRP of 99 cents and ship eight 24-ct trays per case. The line is also available in 3.5-ounce bars with a SRP of $2.99. The bars ship eight 12-ct displays per case.

Daily Crave Launches GMO-Free Lentil Chips

Daily Crave brand vegetable chips and sticks are now available in a lentil chip variety that is certified gluten-free, kosher, halal and Non-GMO Project verified, according to supplier Natural Intentions, Inc.

With as much as four grams of protein per serving, the chips also have no MSG, trans fats or hydrogenated fats, the company claims. In addition, vegan and non-dairy options are available.

Coming in Himalayan Pink Salt, aged white cheddar, tomato basil and spicy sriracha varieties, the chips pack in five-ounce bags with a SRP range of $2.99 to $3.99. They ship in eight-ct displays.