Christmas 2023: Festive flavor trends for cocoa and confectionery
Chocolate has long played a big role in the festive season. Whether that be through the giving and receiving of confectionery gifts – which is central to so many festive celebrations around the world – or purchasing an advent calendar to count down the days to Christmas.
But consumer preferences and habits are shifting.
“Manufacturers need to adapt and evolve to keep pace with changing expectations. This year many will be seeking new and novel Christmas offerings that bring a blend of tradition and innovation” says Naveen Pessani, Technical Category Manager for Chocolate & Confectionery, ofi