Kohler Co. Gains Inspiration from Original Buttery Terrapin to Create the New Terrapin Toffee Bark

KOHLER, Wis.—June 24, 2014—Kohler Co., leading manufacturer of kitchen & bath plumbing products, is pleased to add to its successful line of KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates – Terrapin Toffee Bark. The Terrapin Toffee Bark joins three existing Toffee Bark flavors – milk chocolate, dark chocolate and hazelnut. The new toffee bark includes the flavors from the immensely popular Original Butter y Terrapin, which launched the business in 2007, and remains one of the most popular chocolates the company produces.

With three layers to savor, the Terrapin Toffee Bark starts with a layer of homemade buttery toffee with the next layer including a soft and smoky caramel. Lastly, it’s topped with milk chocolate and finished with salted pecans. “Our goal was to use the sweet and savory elements of our Original Buttery Terrapin as inspiration to create a new product,” said Anette Righi DeFendi, Chocolatier for KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates. “Our toffee bark line is a huge hit so to be able to extend that line with a nod to the Original Buttery Terrapin is a nice opportunity.”

The Terrapin Toffee Bark is available in 4 oz. boxes, both for wholesale accounts as well as for consumers. The Terrapin Toffee Bark will be available in July online at www.KohlerChocolates.com for $6.99 per box or at select retailers.

The Toffee Bark joins an already lauded line of KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates that includes a variety of tasty morsels including by not limited to:
Original Buttery Terrapins, Kohler Co.’s version of the turtle. Expertly crafted, these turtles are set apart from the ordinary offering the perfect blend of chocolate, salted pecans and smoky, burnt caramel. Also available in Blackstrap, Java and Cranberry.
• Perfect as sparkling gems, Rare Facets are artfully-created to capture the complexity and beauty of 63% dark chocolate paired with flavors such as Pineapple, Sour Cherry, Cranberry-Raspberry, Blueberry, Mandarin Ginger and Pomegranate.
• The Garden Ganache is the faultless chocolate for that person who truly appreciates a beautiful piece of art. Inspired by garden varietals, the colors of these hand-painted milk chocolates hint at their unique flavors – each elegant, artistic and delicious. The Garden Ganache top-selling flavors include: Raspberry, Crème Fraiche, Hazelnut Coffee and Passion Fruit.
• An experience for all the senses, KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolate Bars are available in Milk and Dark Chocolate, Hazelnut Crunch, Mint, Peanut Butter and Cherry Almond.

KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates are made at the Craverie Chocolatier Café at Destination Kohler in Kohler, Wisconsin. The Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond resort, owned by Kohler Co., is home to world-renowned Championship golf courses, Forbes Five-Star Kohler Waters Spa, and artfully-crafted chocolates. Stay up to date on happenings on Facebook, facebook.com/kohlerchocolates and on Twitter, twitter.com/theamericanclub.

About Destination Kohler
The American Club, a 2014 Forbes Five-Star Recipient and the Midwest’s only AAA Five-Diamond resort-hotel was named #3 Golf Resort in North America, by Golf Digest Magazine. The hotel is one of only 44 in North America with both the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond distinction. Kohler Waters Spa in Kohler, Wisconsin is the first and only Forbes Five-Star spa in Wisconsin and one of 41 spas worldwide to hold this distinction. The resort features 12 dining establishments from the Forbes Four-Star Immigrant Restaurant to traditional pub fare at Horse & Plow and rustic Italian at Cucina. The resort is located in the Village of Kohler, Wisconsin, one hour north of Milwaukee and two and a half hours north of Chicago.

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