Ghirardelli Chocolate Company’s Professional Products Division introduces a full line of Premium Chocolate 5lb. Bags – an exceptional product portfolio of 9 items that includes new non-dairy 72% and 52% Cacao Dark Chocolate Chips:
- 1000 ct. Semi-Sweet Chips
- Non-Dairy 52% Chips
- 100% Unsweetened Wafers
- Non-Dairy 72% Chips
- Dark Chocolate Barista Chips
- Queen Dark Chocolate Wafers
- 60% Chips
- Milk Chocolate Chips
- Stanford Milk Chocolate Wafers
The full line of 5lb. bags makes it easier for operators to enjoy the benefits of baking cookies, brownies, cakes, molding truffles, filling tarts, or topping mochas. All of this with premium Ghirardelli Chocolate that makes life a bite better:
- Convenient: 5lb. bags are easy to pour and store, with only two bags per 10lb. case.
- Accessible: Flexible offerings let you mix and match different chocolate varieties.
- Versatile: Couverture chocolate formats are perfect for flavoring, coating, melting, and glazing. Non-couverture chips hold up well when baked.
“We are extremely excited to offer premium Ghirardelli Chocolate to customers who previously might not have been able to utilize our larger bulk packaging. Our new lineup of two 5lb. bags shipped in convenient 10lb. cases is designed for restaurant usage and will allow more operators to serve their patrons an experience they will love,” states Chris Eklem, Vice President of Ghirardelli’s Professional Products business. “Plus, our sales team can work with operators to offer a Made With Ghirardelli item on their menu, which is proven to drive incremental sales and assist with our operator partners’ success.”
9 out of 10 consumers are aware of the Ghirardelli brand* and 81% of consumers are more likely to buy chocolate menu items made with Ghirardelli**. Put the power of the Ghirardelli brand to work and drive sales growth with the Made With Ghirardelli program by promoting Ghirardelli-approved items on menus, signage, and ads. Continuously perfecting the art of chocolate making for 170 years and being committed to sustainability and the highest quality standards allows Ghirardelli to craft chocolate with 100% traceable and externally-verified cocoa beans. This passion makes it easier to offer decadent desserts and beautiful beverages that stand out on any menu.
*IPSOS, Chocolate Consumer Monitor, 2020
**Technomic Ghirardelli Brand Equity Research, 2020
The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is a manufacturer and marketer of premium confections, baking ingredients, and beverage ingredients. Established in 1852, Ghirardelli has an incredibly rich American history. As the country’s longest continuously operating chocolate manufacturer, Ghirardelli has established its position as America’s Premium Chocolate Company, with more than 170 years of chocolate-making experience. Ghirardelli’s Professional Product line includes hot chocolates, premium sauces, hot fudge, frappé mixes, chocolate chips, and cocoa powder. In addition to professional products, Ghirardelli produces a wide line of consumer chocolate products and operates retail stores in five states, including the original Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop located in San Francisco’s historic Ghirardelli Square.