A taste of holiday traditions is captured inside this year’s Norman Love Confections Holiday Collection gift boxes. The 2016 limited-edition collection features 10 seasonal flavors including Candy Cane, Cranberry Apple Biscuit, Pumpkin Pie, Mint Patty, Linzer Cookie, Cup O’ Cheer, Mulled Cider, White Christmas, S’mores and Gingersnap. The limited-edition collection is now available online at www.normanloveconfections.com, and shipping begins as early as Nov. 21. The 2016 Holiday Collection debuts in Norman Love Confections’ chocolate salons in Fort Myers, Naples and Estero, Florida on Nov. 21.
Norman Love Confections also offers a selection of holiday-themed gifts, including 25- and 50-piece holiday gift boxes, holiday gift baskets, personalized gifts, a limited-edition 10-piece candy cane-shaped gift box, chocolate peppermint holiday bark, and gourmet holiday desserts (in stores only).
“Often, taste is tied to tradition, so it’s not surprising that our holiday flavors bring up cherished memories of baking gingersnaps with grandma or roasting s’mores around the fire with family,” said Norman Love, founder and owner of Norman Love Confections. “Every year, we create holiday flavors that symbolize the season, with a Norman Love twist.”
An assortment of the holiday flavors is 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. In addition, Norman Love Confections has created a special, limited-edition candy cane-shaped gift box that includes all 10 chocolates from the holiday collection for $26. Three gift baskets, filled with a variety of gourmet chocolate holiday items, will be available. The Little Saint Nick Basket, priced at $41, contains a four-piece holiday gift box, one mousse pop, one 100g package of chocolate-covered jelly beans, one hollow chocolate Santa and one chocolate-covered gingerbread man. The Good Old Saint Nick Basket, priced at $76, is filled with a 10-piece holiday gift box, a nine-piece box of vanilla sea salt caramels, one bag of caramel popcorn, our famous peppermint and chocolate holiday bark, one “Love Pop,” and one chocolate-covered gingerbread man. The Santa’s Sweet Ride Basket, priced at $134,contains a 10-piece candy cane-shaped gift box, a five-piece box of Norman Love Confections BLACK™, a four-piece box of S’more Love®, one package of peppermint chocolate Holiday Bark, one 250g package of chocolate-covered jelly beans, two inclusion bars, a package of candied nuts, gluten-free pretzels, a hollow chocolate Santa and a chocolate-covered gingerbread man. Additional gifts from stocking stuffers to chocolate clubs to the All Our Love Gift Tower are also available online at www.normanloveconfections.com. Customers should pre-order gourmet holiday desserts, breakfast platters, dessert platters, cookies and other baked goods at least 48 hours in advance to ensure availability.
Holiday 2016 Flavor Descriptions:
A holiday classic, this satiny white chocolate ganache is laced with delicious peppermint.
Cranberry Apple Biscuit
Freshly baked sugar cookies are blended into a tart green apple caramel ganache and finished with chopped dried cranberries.
This delicious pumpkin spiced ganache is blended with French white chocolate.
This bittersweet chocolate ganache layered with crème de menthe fondant is rich and minty.
Austrian hazelnut cookies, raspberry jam and cinnamon spice, all wrapped in a bittersweet dark chocolate shell.
Cup O’ Cheer
Cheers to this delicious dark chocolate espresso ganache with splashes of Kahlua and Bailey’s Irish Cream.
Apple cider mulled with ground cinnamon, clove, cardamom, coriander and anise are infused with orange and a hint of brandy.
Roasted hazelnut praline is folded into this silky white chocolate cinnamon ganache.
Roasted homemade marshmallow with crunchy graham cracker and decadent milk chocolate.
Our freshly baked gingersnap cookies are layered with luscious milk chocolate ganache.
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. 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™ collection 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. In 2015, Love partnered with a team of Southwest Florida chefs to present a six-course meal at the James Beard House in New York. In 2016, Love was named as the inaugural inductee of Dessert Professional Magazine’s Chocolatier Hall of Fame. For the past two years, 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. This summer, Norman Love Confections will open its newest chocolate and dessert salon on McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers.
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.