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Thanks to Perugina chocolate winter is sweeter. The company, which has always been renowned all over the world for its production of fine chocolate, is committed every day to improving its offer. And it is especially during the Christmas and Easter holidays that Perugina offers its loyal customers the best of the best, producing limited edition pralines, special chocolate bars and much more.
Perugina: Italian Chocolate
It’s difficult not to mention all the delicious things to eat and especially Italian chocolate without considering one of the major food companies present on the tables of all Italians during the holidays: Perugina.
Perugina is the leading company in Italy with regard to the production of Italian chocolate of the highest quality. Its history is very old, made of constant growth and development and perennial research for perfection. And winter is the perfect time to indulge in a little tasting. Also because of the cold weather, no one can refuse a nice hot chocolate. And as we all know it’s not really winter without the fragrance of chocolate, mandarins and cinnamon!
The history of Perugina
Perugina was born initially as a sugared almond factory in 1907, in Perugia. In 1915 the company was transferred to Fontivegge and, following a huge economic investment, it started to produce cocoa powder. The presses for the extraction of cocoa butter were also purchased. In 1917 Cacao Perugina was born, with a registered trademark. And It was only a few years later that the first selling point was opened on Fifth Avenue in New York.
Not long before, the first great ideas were developed which have managed to resist the passing of time: the Luisa bar, the Baci and banana chocolates. In 2005, finally, the company opened the doors to dark chocolate creating the “Nero” line, dedicated exclusively to the purest chocolate. And last but not least, the Christmas and Easter Perugina specialities, which are included in the celebrations of the Italian holiday.
Perugina has always produced Italian chocolates of the highest quality. The company proposes products for markets between luxury and accessibility. The chocolate, in fact, has slightly higher costs than that of supermarket brands, but can be found in any Italian store, be it large or small, and guarantees a premium quality.
The flagship product is certainly the praline: the famous Baci which inside contain a little note with a quotation, the Grifo and the famous Liù and Banana, crispy chocolates with a soft filling. Famous are also the classic chocolate bars, ranging from simple milk and fudge to the more elaborate, flavoured in endless different versions. The limited editions of Perugina chocolates for Christmas and Easter complete the product catalogue.
Perugina to celebrate
From year to year the Italian company Perugina produces a limited series of products designed specifically to celebrate festivities. The classic line, made up of all kinds of bars, is flanked by products such as Tartufini (black and white) and gift boxes. The gift packs, which are proposed year after year, are elegant boxes of pralines containing all sorts of types and shapes, designed to be offered to guests and satisfy the tastes of all the diners who love Perugina chocolate, even those of the most discerning palates. Assorted chocolates ranging from great classics (Baci, the Grifo and many others) to the quadrotti.