Combining food & art

COCO Chocolatier will be showcasing their new Art of Chocolate collection at IFE 2019

Brand background

Edinburgh-based artisan chocolatier, COCO Chocolatier, meticulously craft delicious, contemporary chocolate from the world’s finest cocoa, before enveloping it in original designs by independent artists. Only ethical, single origin, palm oil free chocolate from Colombia is used in all their tasty treats and their dark chocolate is also vegan. COCO are known for their bold and daring packaging featuring bespoke artworks by talented artists from Berlin to Glasgow. 

The IFE Experience

80g Dark Cold Brew

Like IFE (which will mark its 21st birthday), in 2019 COCO are also celebrating a business milestone with their 15th anniversary. To celebrate, they will be showing their new Art of Chocolate collection featuring 12 sumptuous flavours:

  • Cold Brew Coffee dark chocolate
  • Colombian Dark 61%
  • Colombian Milk 40%
  • Earl Grey Tea dark chocolate
  • Gin & Tonic dark chocolate
  • Isle of Skye Sea Salt dark chocolate
  • Isle of Skye Sea Salt milk chocolate
  • Lavender milk chocolate
  • Orange milk chocolate
  • Passion Fruit & Honeycomb dark chocolate80g Dark GT
  • Rhubarb & Ginger milk chocolate
  • Salted Caramel milk chocolate

Speaking about the launch of the new range, Calum Haggerty, Director of COCO, said: “We are delighted to be launching our new collection of 12 bars that not only combine unique flavours with the highest quality ethical chocolate, but also bold artwork by independent artists. We are as passionate about contemporary art as we are about ethical chocolate. To be able to support artists as well as challenge the industry to produce chocolate more ethically is what drives our work.”

2019 Trends

Speaking about the biggest trends in the food & drink industry, Calum said: “The food & drink industry is a competitive market place, particularly as consumers are always looking for the latest innovation. To stand out from the crowd, brands need to ensure that they’re offering something unique that
not only attracts new customers, but also keeps them coming back for more.

“IFE is a busy and excellent platform for food & drink brands to showcase their innovations. We’ve met some great clients and are looking forward to meeting both existing and new clients at IFE 2019.”

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