Waitrose has struck a deal with chocolatier Montezuma to create a new range of confectionery which will feature the brand’s latest flavor combinations.
Selected Waitrose stores in 28 locations across the UK will host a dedicated area at Montezuma Chocolates Bay, offering chocolate lovers the chance to browse its “most loved products”, the label said.
chocolate brand is known for its selection of miniature chocolate bars, with new entries such as Nutterscotch and Black Forest.
Display areas dedicated to retailer will include many of the confectioner’s best-selling chocolate bar flavors such as Chilli Lime Flavored ‘Hot Pickle’, Floral ‘Happy Hippy’, Classic Milk ‘Smooth Operator’ and ‘Happiness’ preferred with salted caramelized hazelnuts.
Paired with Montezuma’s artisan truffle boxes, the range will also offer options for vegans.
“We are delighted to partner with Montezuma on this new project. Their chocolate is of exceptional quality, with delicious flavors and their ethical sourcing credentials are also very strong,” said Waitrose Category Manager Giles Fisher.
“I’m sure our guests will be delighted to experience more of the wonderful world of Montezuma at Waitrose.”
Montezuma Sales Director Caroline Gibbs added: “We have worked closely with Waitrose to create an exciting and colorful new in-store fixture that will bring the world of Montezuma to many new shoppers.
“Our relationship with Waitrose/John Lewis & Partners has grown tremendously and we are delighted to see this in store.”