Lindt innovates with new mousse-filled dark chocolate

By Catherine Boal

- Last updated on GMT

Related tags: Dark chocolate, Chocolate

Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprungli is continuing its innovation
in premium, dark chocolate with a new range boasting 70 per cent
cacao content and a unique mousse-filled centre.

The company is hoping to tap further into the rapidly expanding market for luxury dark chocolate items with a product that offers something different from ordinary chocolate bars. Dark chocolate has frequently been touted as a 'healthy' indulgence thanks to its high levels of polyphenols and flavanols which work to protect the body from cell damage. Sales of the product have risen as a result of its new health-conscious image and market analysts Leatherhead International say they now make up 19 per cent of global chocolate sales. Lindt's Creation 70 per cent comprises a creamy mousse centre encased in a chocolate bar-shape shell. The dark chocolate bar is available in orange, cherry chilli and chocolate mousse flavours. Lindt USA president Thomas Linemayr said: "The launch of Creation 70 per cent is a reflection of Lindt's commitment to chocolate innovation and reinforces our leadership position in the premium chocolate category. We are thrilled to be the first premium chocolatier to offer dark chocolate, mousse-filled bars to consumers." ​In March, Lindt & Sprungli posted full year sales of CHF2.586 billion (€1.6bn) and net income of CHF209 million (€129.6m) - a 21 per cent increase from the previous year.

Related topics: Ingredients

Related news

Related products

show more

Shelf-life enhancement of oils in deep frying conditions

Shelf-life enhancement of oils in deep frying conditions

Mane Kancor Ingredients Pvt. Ltd. | 04-Aug-2022 | Technical / White Paper

The current food industry crisis is multi-fold in nature that has impacted the edible oil markets globally. The situation has forced manufacturers to settle...

Cracking down on acrylamide

Cracking down on acrylamide

DSM Food Specialties | 15-Jul-2022 | Technical / White Paper

The biscuit and cookie market is changing fast, as we see increasing numbers of free-from, functional and premium products hitting an already-crowded marketplace.

Related suppliers

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars