THE COMPANY: Rubicon Bakery, Richmond, Calif.
THE PRODUCT: CocoaBerries
THE HOOK: At this year’s Winter Fancy Food Show, Richmond, Calif.-based Rubicon Bakery introduced all-natural CocoaBerries meringue bites made with premium Guittard dark chocolate and freeze-dried fruit. The treats are available in blueberry and strawberry flavors, and contain just 90 calories per five bites. Each 2.7-oz. box features 15 berries. Rubicon Bakery is a part of Rubicon Programs, a nonprofit organization that provides jobs, training, housing, and other support services to those in need. One hundred percent of proceeds from sales of Rubicon Bakery’s products support the organization’s mission.
INGREDIENTS: Blueberry variety: Guittard chocolate (chocolate liquor, sugar, cocoa butter, butter oil) cane sugar, water, dried egg whites, freeze dried blueberries, natural blueberry flavor, natural color, sodium bicarbonate, citric acid. Made at a facility that also processes wheat, peanuts and tree nuts.
S.R.P.: $5.50 per box.