Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Winter Fancy Food Show 2010 Concludes

I’ll have a full wrap up when I get home, but instead of writing this morning I’m hitting the road early as we expect bad weather and I wanted to be extra careful on the drive back from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

So I’ll just have to leave you with this dreamy cross section of a Xan Confections “Big Mouth” which is an organic crisp brown rice and marshmallow base with a layer of caramel and homemade peanut butter covered in milk chocolate.

Big Mouth

I’m excited to get my samples back to the photo studio and of course start eating them!

POSTED BY Cybele AT 5:19 am Tracker Pixel for Entry     CandyFancy Food Show9-YummyFeatured News

  1. Oh my god, that looks absolutely delicious. I can’t wait to hear more!

    Comment by Melissa on 1/20/10 at 6:40 am #
  2. This calls for some serious regression into childhood. Want! Want!

    Comment by Hannah on 1/20/10 at 6:59 am #
  3. Why? Why do you tempt us? So cruel. That looks worth the trip, alone.

    Comment by KateC on 1/20/10 at 12:02 pm #
  4. Wow, what a photo!  I wanted one before I even read what it was…

    Comment by Jane on 1/20/10 at 12:48 pm #
  5. Have a safe trip back!

    Also:  I think I need that right now.

    Comment by sairentohiru on 1/20/10 at 12:49 pm #
  6. Longtime lurker & reader, love this blog so much (helps me stay on my diet smile)

    I thought it might interest you that I recently bought a bar of Godiva’s Extra Dark chocolate. I haven’t eaten it yet - I’m saving it for a chocolate energency lol. It boasts of EIGHTY FIVE FREAKING PERCENT cacao, which is impressive, to say the least.

    I’ll post again after I try it, but I’d like to know - have you ever tried it? What’s your opinion?


    Comment by Rae on 1/21/10 at 4:06 am #
  7. That may be the most beautiful confection I have ever seen in my life. WHERE CAN I GET IT??!

    Comment by Alix on 1/21/10 at 7:02 am #
  8. Oh…my…is it possible to short out a computer with drool?  That looks delicious!

    Comment by LL on 1/21/10 at 7:26 am #
  9. Research for these reviews has to be such an onerous task, right?  wink

    Comment by Johnny Carruthers on 1/21/10 at 9:44 am #
  10. That looks like the tastiest candy bar ever. Is it available for purchase anywhere? I’ve never wanted to try a candy bar this badly before.

    Comment by Shannon on 1/21/10 at 12:20 pm #
  11. Hi, thanks so much for this post, Cybele! You can find Xan Confections at Xan is also available at select Bristol Farms, Whole Foods and specialty food stores in multiple states - please check the website for exact locations. Thanks for all the wonderful comments!

    Comment by Inez Be on 1/25/10 at 6:42 am #
  12. @Rae - helps keep you ON your diet? This is one of the websites I avoid b/c after a few seconds, chocolate will mysteriously appear in my hands!

    Comment by LW on 1/26/10 at 6:14 pm #
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