Updated: Feb 9
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, which means CHOCOLATE is on everyone's mind. What better way to celebrate this romantic holiday than by highlighting some of our most decadent and popular chocolate coffee flavors!
Did you know that 58 million pounds of chocolate are purchased in the seven days leading up to Feb. 14th each year? That is a lot of chocolate! With flavored coffee becoming more and more popular each year, we decided to take a look at some of the Top Chocolate Coffee Flavors to celebrate Valentine's Day.
Raspberries and chocolates are a classic blend of the tangy freshness of raspberries balanced with the delicious combination of milk and dark chocolates that is sure to delight. It is a perfect blend of sweetness and decadence to give a tart kick to the smooth creamy flavor of chocolates. Give it a try. You and your Valentine will fall in love with this flavor combination.
White Chocolate Hazelnut
Hazelnut is and has been among the top ten coffee flavors year after year at Flavor Waves. Coffee consumers are interested in trying out new flavors that they are familiar with combined with similar flavors they already love. In 2022, one of the emerging coffee trends is the combination of classic flavors with something new and exciting. This is the combination of the classic rich and nutty finish of a hazelnut flavor with the delectable, creamy and silky smooth finish of white chocolate to help create the bold new flavor combination of White Chocolate Hazelnut.
Chocolate Mocha is a classic coffee flavor that never goes out of style and continues to gain traction year after year. It is a smooth, warm chocolate flavor blended with a velvety, rich mocha flavor that combines to create a well-balanced Chocolate Mocha flavor that is a treat to the senses. In our Flavor Waves bi-annual survey conducted in 2018, 80% of surveyors rated this flavor as a 4 or 5 in a 5-point top interest scale. When surveyed again in 2020, the percentage went up to 83%. Chocolate Mocha is also a trending flavor in Cold Brew Coffee.
You can read more about our findings on Cold Brew Coffee Market Trends here.
Chocolate Macadamia Nut
If you can't travel to Hawai'i this year for Valentine's Day, give the gift of Chocolate Macadamia Nut flavored coffee for a sweet escape right at home. With many longing for travel, tropical fruit and nut flavors are rising in popularity. Chocolate Macadamia Nut scored in the top 30 of the "Most Interesting Flavors" category selected by Flavor Waves surveyors in its 2020 study. We, at Flavor Waves, are excited to see how it will rank in 2022. Chocolate Macadamia Nut is a unique flavored coffee that will make your taste buds climb to the tops of the Hawaiian volcanoes where you will be rewarded by flavor notes of the world's finest rich milk chocolate dusted with triple toasted and chopped Big Island Macadamias.
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Apart from Chocolate Mocha, Swiss Chocolate was the second highest scoring Chocolate Coffee Flavor according to our survey in 2020. Swiss Chocolate has the perfect mixture of sweetness and milkiness. It is a combination of rare cocoa and milk. Swiss Chocolate is decadent, smooth and the perfect choice for your Valentine's Day brew. Which coffee flavor
will you be sipping with your Valentine this year?
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