Boost Your Sales With Chocolate Desserts
Did you know that 8 out of 10 visitors would consider ordering a dessert or buying a pastry if they were made with chocolate? (source Callebaut).
That's an amazing fact if you are in the Catering industry - whether that's a restaurant / hotel, pub, bakery or street vendor.
Chocolate Trading Co has a wide range of Cooking Chocolates from several different chocolatiers, including Callebaut, Cacao Barry, Michel Cluizel, Valrhona, Amedei, Chocolat Madagascar & Willie's Cacao, in addition to our own range of Belgian couvertures and flavoured chips (callets).
With Next Day delivery options available and delivery of up to 28kg from just £5.95, it's no wonder our customers come back to us time & again for their chocolate ingredient needs.
Here's another fact for you. 7 out of 10 customers are willing to pay more for their favourite pastry or dessert! Callebaut have dug a little deeper and provide the top favourite desserts & pastries:
Top Pastries include:
- Chocolate Sprinkled Doughnuts
- Chocolate Brownies
- Chocolate Cake
- Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies
Top Desserts include:
- Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Chocolate Millefeuille
- Dark Chocolate Pudding with molten centres (lava cake)
- Dark Chocolate Mousse
Still not convinced you should be cooking & baking with chocolate? Here's some more mouth-watering facts that may change your mind about including more chocolate in your menu (source Callebaut):
- 7 out of 10 people visit a bakery or pastry shop several times a month.
- 83% buy sweet & savoury bakery products.
- 9 out of 10 love chocolate.
- 93% would like to see more savoury items that include chocolate in the recipe.
- Nearly 6 out of 10 will definitely buy something with chocolate.
- 81% will pay more for their favourite chocolate pastry.
We'll take a look at some of Callebaut's ideas for using chocolate to generate more dessert sales in your restaurants soon.
Whilst most of the Callebaut range of chocolate couvertures is available in 2.5kg bags, Chocolate Trading Co offer a number of smaller bag options of chocolate chips and flavoured / coloured callets in 200g, 500g &1kg bag sizes, which are a great way to experiment with different tastes without committing to kilo's of chocolate.
We also stock a range of ready formed chocolate cups and truffle shells, to take the hassle out of preparing your desserts & chocolates, whether you're a professional premises, or hosting your own dinner party at home. We have chocolate couvertures and decorations for the professional and home baker, alike.
Take a look at our range of cooking chocolates, chocolate cups and chocolate decorations here.
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