Mangaluru, Jan 18, 2018: Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative Ltd. (CAMPCO) will launch its premium chocolate products at a function in Puttur on January 21, according to its president S.R. Satishchandra.
He said that the new amenity building on the premises of its chocolate factory at Puttur will be inaugurated on the same day by Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Commerce and Industry.
Suresh Bhandary M., Managing Director, CAMPCO, said that the premium assorted gift box chocolate to be launched would have four variants of pure chocolate. They are Dietier-Dark, which is a sugar free chocolate; Milk Marvel Milk Chocolate, which is cocoa butter based pure milk chocolate; Milk n Milk White Chocolate, also cocoa butter based chocolate with rice crispies; and Funtan Dark Chocolate, which has high cocoa butter.
The gift pack would have two bars each of Funtan Dark Chocolate and Milk Marvel Milk Chocolate and one bar each of Dietier-Dark and Milk n Milk White Chocolate variants. The pack with six bars would be priced at Rs. 500. Otherwise each individual bar would cost Rs. 100.
The gift box would be launched to capture the market, Bhandary said.
Satishchandra said that the new amenity building built at a cost of Rs. 13 crore has been added to the chocolate factory to meet the present international food safety standards and zoning of food processing area as per FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) standards. The factory’s annual production capacity stood at 23,000 tonnes.