Inspired by the holiday classic, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” the 2017 Norman Love Confections’ Holiday Collection features 10 seasonal chocolate confections named in honor of each reindeer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen and Rudolph, as well as the jolly old elf himself, Santa. The 2017 Holiday Collection features customers’ favorite flavors from holidays past including Candy Cane, Pumpkin, Mint Patty, Gingerbread, Eggnog, Pumpkin, S’mores and White Christmas as well as new flavors including Brandied Cherry and Holiday Coffee.
Norman Love Confections’ 2017 Holiday Collection is available starting Monday, Nov. 20 at www.normanloveconfections.com or in Norman Love Confections’ chocolate salons in Fort Myers, Naples and Estero, Florida. An assortment of the holiday flavors will be included in 25- and 50-pc green signature gift boxes, along with a selection of Norman Love’s award-winning signature flavors. The holiday gift boxes are priced at $50 and $105 respectively. Norman Love Confections has also created a special, limited-edition candy cane-shaped gift box that includes all 10 chocolates from the holiday collection for $26. In addition, gift baskets filled with a variety of gourmet chocolate holiday items, will also be available. A valuable option for corporate gifting, Norman Love Confections’ ultra-premium confections can also be personalized with a company name or logo.
“Every year we create flavors and a theme that symbolize the season, and this year’s collection is based on a heartwarming, holiday classic with a very catchy tune that kids of all ages enjoy every year,” said Norman Love, founder and owner of Norman Love Confections. “We’ll bring back some of our favorite holiday flavors and introduce some new ones including Holiday Coffee and Brandied Cherry.”
Holiday 2017 Flavor Descriptions:
Santa – Christmas Cookies (White Chocolate) – Delightful spritz cookie crumbles whipped into a white chocolate ganache with hints of lemon and almond.
Rudolph – Candy Cane (White Chocolate) – Silky white chocolate is sprinkled with crushed candy canes for a sumptuous holiday treat.
Dasher – Pumpkin (White Chocolate) – Pumpkin pie is delicately blended with French white chocolate and a dash of holiday spice.
Dancer – Mint Patty (Dark Chocolate) – Rich dark chocolate ganache collides with a creamy peppermint center for this classic flavor combination.
Prancer – Eggnog (Dark Chocolate) –We start with a rich dark chocolate shell and combine nutmeg, clove and aged dark rum carefully in a silky white chocolate ganache.
Vixen – Holiday Coffee (Dark Chocolate) – Warm coffee flavors and holiday spices burst from a delectable dark chocolate shell.
Comet – Brandied Cherry (Dark Chocolate) – Cherries soaked in a delicious brandy and dark chocolate make for an irresistible bittersweet ganache.
Cupid – Gingerbread (Milk Chocolate) – Evoking holiday cheer, our crisp, fresh baked gingerbread cookies are ground into a decadent milk chocolate ganache.
Donner – White Christmas (Milk Chocolate) – A dreamy confection with sweet hazelnut pralines layered into a smooth cinnamon ganache.
Blitzen – S’mores (Milk Chocolate) – This ever-popular combination of roasted marshmallows, crushed graham crackers and luscious white ganache will have you begging for s’more.
About Norman Love Confections
Founded in 2001 by Norman and Mary Love, Norman Love Confections creates and distributes handcrafted artisanal chocolates from its corporate headquarters at 11380 Lindbergh Blvd. in Fort Myers, Florida. The award-winning Fort Myers-based chocolatier has been lauded more than a dozen times by a leading consumer ratings magazine, including recognition six times for producing the best ultra-premium chocolates in the nation. Forbes.com included Norman Love Confections BLACK line on its list of the nation’s top 10 truffles; The Huffington Post listed it among the six best U.S. destinations in its Chocolate Lover’s Travel Guide; and USA Today named Love as one of its top 10 entrepreneurs for 2014. Love has recently been named as the inaugural inductee of Dessert Professional Magazine’s Chocolatier Hall of Fame, partnered with local chefs to present a six-course meal at the James Beard House in New York and Norman Love Confections was ranked among the top 10 shops in the world for chocolate lovers by U.K. media outlet Daily Telegraph.
Norman Love Confections has Chocolate Salons in Fort Myers, Estero and Naples, and Artisan Gelato by Norman Love is next door to the Fort Myers salon, off Daniels Parkway east of I-75. Chocolates, gift baskets, sipping chocolate and Love’s book, “Artistry in Chocolate, A Story of Love,” also can be ordered online at www.normanloveconfections.com. In addition, Norman Love Confections chocolates and desserts are offered on 18 Princess Cruises’ ships through the “Chocolate Journeys” partnership and at independent retail locations throughout the U.S. For more information visit www.normanloveconfections.com or call 239-561-7215.