GPF West

Introducing Global Pouch Forum West
Dec. 3-4, 2014 in Garden Grove, CA. Register today!

Chocolate celebrates history with commemorative packaging

Chocolate lovers can expect the same authentic colonial recipe in new easy-to-use, on the go packaging

May 13, 2013
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Historical chocolate

Mars Chocolate North America will debut an expanded collection of American Heritage Chocolate products—now including four different formats—available in colonial-inspired, commemorative packaging. The debut will take place at “A Celebration of Chocolate on the Bay,” an event hosted by the San Diego Maritime Museum being held this weekend. American Heritage Chocolate is an authentic historic line of products—based on a recipe from the 1750s—that celebrates chocolate’s important role in the lives of Americans during the 18th century.

American Heritage Chocolate is the result of a unique combination of Mars chocolate-making expertise combined with Mars historical knowledge and is now available in four formats for drinking, baking or eating:

  • Chocolate Sticks: Individually-wrapped single serving chocolate sticks
  • Chocolate Bites: Individually-wrapped, bite-size chocolates in a keepsake muslin bag
  • Chocolate Blocks: Two chocolate blocks, perfect for grating, chunking, shaving or baking
  • Finely Grated Chocolate Drink: Re-sealable canister filled with a bag of finely grated chocolate for drinking or baking

“Chocolate has been woven through the fabric of American culture for centuries and American Heritage Chocolate allows chocolate lovers and history buffs alike to enjoy chocolate as our founding fathers would have—as a drink,” says Rodney Snyder, chocolate history research director, Mars Chocolate North America. “The new American Heritage Chocolate commemorative packaging lets consumers take a piece of living history home and features a ‘window of time’ emblem highlighting the colonial time period the line represents.”

American Heritage Chocolate continues to expand its distribution at living history partner sites across the United States and Canada and the product is currently available for sale at over 130 sites such as Colonial Williamsburg, Mount Vernon, Monticello, The National Archives and Parks Canada. 

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Food and Beverage Packaging

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.

Food and Beverage Packaging

November 2014

2014 November

November's issue features a look at the marvels of form-fill-seal machines and trends in snack food packaging.
Table Of Contents Subscribe

Convenient Snack Packaging

What feature of snack packaging is most convenient?
View Results Poll Archive

The Food and Beverage Packaging Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\FBP\modified-atmosphere.gif
Modified Atmosphere and Active Packaging Technologies

Many factors are relevant in making the proper choice of food packaging material, including those related to shelf life and biodegradability.

More Products

FBP Buyer's Guide

2013 FBP Buyers Guide

 

 

Food and Beverage Packaging's Buyer's Guide provides a list of suppliers of food and beverage packaging solutions. 

STAY CONNECTED

 Facebook iconTwitter iconYoutube icon LinkedIn icong+icon

Clear Seas Research

CS-OflRGBhomepage.jpgWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.