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Food Spotlight: Cold Stone Creamery and Sweet Offerings bring the Ultimate Flavor Experience for National Hot Cocoa Day



For over 25 years Cold Stone Creamery® has been delighting us with their world famous, Signature Creation™ Ice Cream Flavors. Now, Hot Cocoa lovers and Cold Stone Creamery fans have a whole new way to celebrate National Hot Cocoa Day on December 13th with the first-ever launch of Birthday Cake Remix™ and Peanut Butter Cup Perfection™ Hot Cocoa flavors to warm up your holiday season.


PHOENIX, Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- National retail brand, Sweet Offerings™, has teamed up with Cold Stone Creamery to introduce a new flavor twist to the hot cocoa category with Cold Stone Creamery Signature Creation flavors, Birthday Cake Remix and Peanut Butter Cup Perfection. Cold Stone Creamery is all about the Ultimate Ice Cream Experience® and these new hot cocoa flavors were designed to match the same delight and joy consumers experience at any of the 1,500 Cold Stone Creamery locations worldwide. To add to the fun, the products are packaged in a unique, 10 ounce ice cream-inspired carton and were recently launched exclusively at Walmart® stores nationwide, just in time for National Hot Cocoa Day on December 13th.

"I have had the pleasure to serve on the Cold Stone Creamery team for the past decade, and this is one of my proudest collaborations in truly bringing the Cold Stone Creamery experience to life in a retail product," said Rachel Davidson, Sr. Director of Brand Licensing – Kahala Brands. "We pride ourselves on providing the Cold Stone Creamery fans and customers with the Ultimate Ice Cream Experience and these new cocoa products match that amazing sensory experience," Davidson added. "The only difference is now you can enjoy our Signature Creations flavors in a warm, comforting treat at home this winter season."

"Everyone knows the great experience of enjoying a hot chocolate with family and friends," said Jay Whitney, Brand Manager – Sweet Offerings™. "Our mission was to recreate that experience in a bold new way to capture the imagination of hot cocoa lovers. There is no one better than Cold Stone Creamery when it comes to flavor innovation and we are thrilled to share their premium Signature Creation flavors in this unique and fun way for consumers."

Visit the coffee & cocoa aisle at any Walmart store nationwide and pick up Cold Stone Creamery Peanut Butter Cup Perfection Hot Cocoa mix and Birthday Cake Remix flavored Hot Beverage mix today. Holiday smiles are just a sip away and Happy National Cocoa Day.


About Cold Stone Creamery®
Cold Stone Creamery® delivers the Ultimate Ice Cream Experience® through a community of franchisees who are passionate about ice cream. The secret recipe for smooth and creamy ice cream is handcrafted fresh daily in each store, and then customized by combining a variety of mix-ins on a frozen granite stone. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Cold Stone Creamery is owned by parent company Kahala Brands™, one of the fastest growing franchising companies in the world, with a portfolio of 18 quick-service restaurant concepts. The Cold Stone Creamery brand operates approximately 1,500 locations in over 28 countries.


About Sweet Offerings®
Sweet Offerings™ is all about making those sweet moments in life count with memorable desserts, treats and confections. We pride ourselves on delivering a unique and exceptional experience. The brand's first launch to market was in 2016 with the Original French Macaron, followed by the launch of Cold Stone Creamery hot cocoas. Visit Sweet Offerings at www.sweetofferings.com.





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