LATEST NEWS

Coffee Caramel added to bonbon range

 

4th May 2021

We have added the Coffee Caramel bonbon to our range of 12 chocolates.  Layered coffee ganache and salted caramel enrobed in milk chocolate.

This flavour is also available in the Wave Bar range.

Honey Caramel Snack Bar

 

17 February 2021

We have added a honey caramel snack bar to our range of other treats.  

Supplied as a handy twin-pack, easy to snap and share... or not!

Coffee Caramel Wave Bar

 

December 2020

Introducing the new coffee caramel Wave bar - a great addition to the Wave bar range.

Sold individually or a pack of two or a combination pack with a salted caramel Wave Bar - available in the online shop, at the Taupo markets and at selected stockists.

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Limited Edition Summer Selection 2020

28 November 2020

We have introduced a summer bonbon selection​.  There are 3 flavours - apricot brandy / cherry amaretto / strawberries and cream. 

Due to using fresh summer fruits, these are a limited edition range.

Available in our online shop and at the Taupo markets - only while stocks last.

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For all the Caramel Lovers

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22 November 2020

We have introduced a 6-pack "Trio of Caramel" bonbon selection which includes two of each of Salted Caramel, Honey Caramel and (new) Coffee Caramel.

Available in the online shop, at the Taupo markets and at selected stockists.

See "Other Treats" for more information.

 
Calamansi Gold Award 2020
Layered Coconut Bronze Award 2020

NZ Chocolate Awards 2020

We submitted two bonbons from our current range into the New Zealand Chocolate Awards 2020.

On 31st March, winners were announced and we were so proud to receive a GOLD AWARD for our calamansi bonbon and a BRONZE AWARD for our layered coconut bonbon.

The judges commented on our calamansi bonbon:

"Very well presented artistic design.  Aroma and flavour match perfectly and colour reflects the flavour.  Well done on a great bonbon!"

We are consistently experimenting with new colours and new flavours to add to our range.

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Melissa Coppel, Sande Jansen, Kirsten Tibballs
Paul Kennedy, Sande Jansen, Savour Chocolate and Patisserie School

Melissa Coppel's Bon Bon Master Class

27 November 2019

 

Sande returned from Melbourne after having attended the Melissa's Bon Bon Master Class, run by Melissa Coppel Chocolate and Pastry School Las Vegas.  She also caught up with master chocolatier, Paul Kennedy of Savour Chocolate and Patisserie School, one of the chocolatiers that Paul and Sande trained under.

Watch this space as Sande unleashes her new found skills in the
Volcanic Chocolate kitchen!

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Melissa Coppel and with Kirsten Tibballs. 

 

Paul Kennedy and Sande

 

Savour Chocolate & Patisserie School

June 2019

 

Sande returned to the Savour Chocolate & Patisserie School, Australia (where both Paul and Sande trained) to visit with Kirsten Tibballs, the Director of the school and internationally recognised chocolatier and judge.

 

Sande went to catch up on the latest trends and to purchase new moulds to expand on the chocolate range.

 

Here's Sande and Kirsten (right) standing together in front of the extensive range of moulds that Savour stock.

 

You may recognise Kirsten from the TV series “The Chocolate Queen” and she also sets the chocolate challenges on the popular TV programme "Australia Master Chef".

Sande Jansen, Kirsten Tibballs, Chocolate Queen, Savour Chocolate and Patisserie School