Ferrero Foodservice is raising the standard for hot chocolate out-of-home, with the launch of its new vending format.
From table-top to self-serve machines, Thorntons Luxury Hot Chocolatewill instantly create a luxurious hot chocolate to complement your coffee offering.
Made with Thorntons Chocolate, and already containing milk powder, simply add water to Thorntons Luxury Hot Chocolate to instantly create a great tasting hot chocolatebacked with 100 years of British chocolate making expertise.
The new vending format is ideal for cafés and garden centres, pubs and restaurants, as well as education and travel operators who are passionate about creating a quality and consistent hot drink experience, that will drive profits. Thorntons Hot Chocolate Powder is available in 1kg pillow packs to help the vending market exceed consumer expectations and start profiting from the luxury Hot Chocolate Powder. With 90% of consumers saying they would buy a hot chocolate made with Thorntons[i], operators can tap into this market with a trusted and loved brand.
Zareen Deboo, foodservice operations manager, Ferrero UK & Ireland explains: “Chocolate fans are increasingly looking for the best hot chocolate experience on offer and something different to what they’d drink at home. A consistent and quality offering is the secret to repeat business – barista standard hot chocolate is a must. Thorntons ticks all of these boxes and is the perfect hot drink out-of-home solution.”
Branded Table-Top Machine
As well as utilising Thorntons luxury taste, operators can also get their hands on a Thorntons branded hot stylish Table-Top machine. This machine provides rapid dispensing of quality hot chocolate at the simple touch of a button. As it is incredibly easy to fill and maintain, they are perfectly placed in self service areas in hotels, service stations and waiting areas.
As well as the new vending format, Thorntons Luxury Hot Chocolate is also available in a 21g single serve sachet and a 1.6Kg catering pouch.