Festive season special editions

Gingerbread Crisp is Elizabeth Shaw’s special edition for the festive season.

BOXED chocolate specialist Elizabeth Shaw has extended its Christmas range with a new limited-edition, Gingerbread Crisp.

The dark chocolate product features the wintery spices of gingerbread with Elizabeth Shaw honeycomb pieces. Price point is expected to be “less than £5”.
Other NPD includes Mini Chocolate Crackers, initially launched exclusively in Tesco, its Assorted Crisp Gift bag and its Mint Crisp Gift Bag.
• Divine Chocolate, the company owned in part by cocoa farmers, has two new limited-edition flavours of 100g bars: Dark Chocolate with Ginger & Pear and Milk Chocolate with Spiced Toffee Apple. RRP is £2.49.
The company’s gift range also includes its Luxury Belgian Collection. RRP is £10. Divine Stars – in dark, milk and white chocolate – are packaged in a gold cathedral pack. RRP is £4.
As a stocking filler, Divine has Milk Chocolate Festive Shapes – a pack of seasonal novelties such as snowflakes, Santa and snowmen. RRP is £3.50.
• Artisan Scottish producer, iQ Chocolate, has a new variety of raw chocolate that it claims is healthier than other varieties.
The BeautiQ chocolate bar (RRP £2.49) is, the company says, the first raw chocolate to be flavoured with the mineral-rich ingredient wild sea buckthorn.
Company co-founder, Jane Shandley, said: “Through scientific research, we know that our chocolate has over 20 health benefits.”
The company also has a ginger and ginseng bar, YogiQ, aimed at people who do yoga.