Product focus: Christmas special
It may seem early in the year but it is a good idea to begin planning for December right now. We’ve rounded up lots of new products to get you started.
Marshall & Brown has launched a range of teas inspired by the Caribbean’s largest and liveliest island. Infusions include Jamaican favourites Soursop, Sorrel & Ginger, Cerasee, Moringa & Peppermint and Turmeric & Ginger, all produced by farmers on the island. RRP £2.98.
New from Rosebud Preserves for Christmas is a range of gift selection boxes and kilner jars. Pictured is the Marmalade Lovers Gift Box (RRP £13.95), which showcases the company’s Seville Orange Marmalade and Seville Orange Marmalade Gin Liqueur.
Spanish artisan pâté producer La Cuna has released a Gourmet Savoury Selection Box of six 25g mini-pâtés in glass pots: Red-legged Partridge Pate, Ibérico Pate with Sherry, Salt Cod Brandade, Hummus, Black Olive Pate and Mushroom Pate with Truffle. Trade price from Delicioso is £9.45 per unit.
Mr Popple’s Chocolate has treated its organic 35g bars to a new look for Christmas. The new packaging is plastic-free and home-compostable. All seven bars in the range are vegan and free from the top 14 allergens, and four are naturally sweetened with yacon syrup. RRP £2.09-£2.19.
Stefania Calugi has created a gift box of traditional Tuscan products for truffle lovers. It contains Truffle Drops, Extra Virgin Olive Oil with White Truffle, Truffle Cream (dairy cream with 15% truffle), Truffle Slices and Tuscan Salt with Truffle – ideal for elevating a fillet steak and French fries.
Jorge has launched an Infused Oil & Balsamic Gift Box, which holds three of company’s award-winning range of 250ml bottles. Customers can choose from the entire range of oils and balsamics. The brand will also be unveiling a new range of Jorge sweets, nuts and confectionary later in the year – and just in time for Christmas.
For 2021, Seggiano is adding Chocolate Panettone to its Italian Christmas cake collection. Handmade by an Italian family bakery using organic eggs and butter and without trans-fatty emulsifiers, the cake is said to be fragrant and light, yet rich and chocolatey. RRP £16.50; trade price £10.70.