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For Immediate Release
Moonstruck Chocolate Pampers Moms with Handcrafted Chocolate Treats
Moonstruck Chocolatier’s Mother’s Day Collection Features New Country Critters, Ladybug Truffles and New Truffle Creations
Portland, Ore. – (Spring 2010) – Moonstruck Chocolate Co., a Portland, Ore., based artisan chocolatier, has launched its 2010 Mother’s Day collection which includes fan favorites such as Ladybug Truffles and Country Critters, as well as a Mother’s Day four-piece collection sure to bring joy to every mom with new heartfelt truffle creations.
“Each holiday brings a new challenge to the art and craft of hand molding and hand decorating our chocolates,” says Moonstruck Chocolatier Julian Rose. “Our detailed hand-painted 2010 Mother’s Day collection is a token of appreciation to all mothers on this special day.”
2010 Mother’s Day Collection Highlights:
Mother’s Day Four-Piece Collection, $10
Delight mom with this collection of two new truffles, paired with two classics. The four-piece collection includes a new Green Tea Yuzu Truffle of ivory chocolate ganache infused with green tea and yuzu, a citrus fruit from East Asia, as well as a new Two-tiered Heart Truffle topped with a hand-piped layer of milk chocolate Baileys® Irish Cream ganache, enrobed in dark chocolate and hand-decorated. Classic favorites include the Sea Salt Vanilla Caramel Truffle and Raspberry Chambord Truffle.
Ladybug Truffles, $25
Moonstruck’s popular Ladybug Truffles have returned for Mother’s Day with ganaches of milk chocolate, dark chocolate raspberry and milk chocolate orange. Each is hand-formed, hand-dipped and hand-decorated.
Country Critters, $15
Country Critter Truffles offer a milk chocolate pony, toffee pig in a new pink color, milk chocolate cow and extra-bittersweet lamb. Each is hand-formed, hand-dipped and hand-decorated.
Almond Toffee Bark, $10
Moonstruck’s seasonal bark features milk chocolate that has been hand-stirred with almonds and toffee in an open copper kettle and finished with a dark chocolate drizzle.
About Moonstruck Chocolate Co.
Since 1993, Moonstruck Chocolate Co. has been handcrafting artisan chocolates that not only delight the senses, but also nourish the imagination. Moonstruck uses only the finest and freshest ingredients, including superior quality cocoa beans originating from some of the most exotic locations in the world. Moonstruck Chocolate’s master chocolatier, Julian Rose, was named as one of Dessert Professional’s Top Ten Chocolatiers for 2009 and Moonstruck’s award-winning creations were featured as the official chocolate of the 77th and 78th Annual Academy Awards. Moonstruck’s chocolate creations are handcrafted, hand-decorated and hand-packaged in Portland, Ore., and are available around the country at select retailers, online at www.MoonstruckChocolate.com
, and at the five Moonstruck Chocolate Cafés located in Portland.
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