GLENDALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WONKA today announced it will no longer produce WONKA Exceptionals chocolates in order to divert resources to secret chocolate projects by the famed candy maker. WONKA chocolate fans may still be able to find their favorite WONKA Exceptionals at their local retailers, but supplies are running low.
After recent rumors that enthusiastic WONKA chocolate fans nationwide, including notable celebrities, were stock-piling what remains of “the world’s most incomparably imaginative chocolate,” WONKA confirmed that it was reconfiguring the factory’s chocolate room for secret chocolate projects. WONKA announced today to fans that this would be the last chance to enjoy the truly amazing WONKA Exceptionals chocolates made with natural ingredients like scrumptious toffee, sea salt, buttery caramel, creamy fudge, and rich milk chocolate.
“We know many chocolate fans are saddened to hear that WONKA is discontinuing production of the delicious Exceptionals chocolate line this year. So we are notifying fans to give them an opportunity to stock up on their favorite chocolates, like Scrumdiddlyumptious and Triple Dazzle Caramel, before they’re all gone,” said WONKA spokesperson Tricia Bowles. “However, we’re happy to share that exciting new chocolate concoctions are in development and hope our fans will stay tuned for more chocolate news in the near future.”
Fans have reported that WONKA Exceptionals chocolate is quickly disappearing from store shelves and have spotted celebrity enthusiasts stocking up on cases of WONKA Chocolate. Quickly becoming scarce, WONKA Chocolate will be a sought after Valentine’s Day treat for a special someone who wants something rare and in demand. More than ever, the remaining bars of WONKA Exceptionals are sure to make any chocolate-lover’s heart melt – if you can get your hands on one!
For those die-hard WONKA Exceptionals fans, WONKA is offering an opportunity to win one of the last 100 cases of WONKA Exceptionals. Fans can enter the “WONKA Choco–Last Chance Giveaway” promotion at Facebook.com/WONKA. The promotion starts on March 19, 2012 and continues through April 30, 2012. No purchase necessary. Visit facebook.com/wonka for details.
More about WONKA can be found at: www.Wonka.com.
P.S. WONKA Fans, rest assured that ONLY the Chocolate Room is under construction. All other WONKA® treats (including NERDS®, SWEETARTS® and LAFFY TAFFY®) will continue to be available without interruption.
About WONKA Chocolate
Designed to delight and tickle your taste buds, WONKA Exceptionals chocolate is made with natural ingredients and come in four varieties. The WONKA chocolate collection includes: Triple Dazzle Caramel (made with creamy caramel and a dazzle of sea salt), Scrumdiddlyumptious (made with toffee pieces, crispy cookies and crunchy peanuts wrapped in milk chocolate), Fantabulous Fudge (a combination of creamy milk chocolate and decadent chocolate fudge), and Chocolate Waterfall, with creamy white chocolate swirled in milk chocolate. WONKA announced that Wonka Exceptionals chocolate production has ceased so that Wonka may focus on secret chocolate projects. Limited supplies remain at retailers such as CVS and Amazon.com and the last 100 cases will be given away in a Facebook fan sweepstakes running from March 19 to April 30, 2012.
About Nestlé® USA
Named one of “The World’s Most Admired Food Companies” in Fortune magazine for fourteen consecutive years, Nestlé provides quality brands and products that bring flavor to life every day. From nutritious meals with Lean Cuisine® to baking traditions with Nestlé® Toll House®, Nestlé USA makes delicious, convenient, and nutritious food and beverage products that make good living possible. That’s what “Nestlé. Good Food, Good Life” is all about. Well-known Nestlé USA brands include: Nestlé® Toll House®, Nestlé® Nesquik®, Nestlé® Coffee-mate®, Stouffer’s®, Lean Cuisine®, HOT POCKETS® and LEAN POCKETS® brand sandwiches, Nescafé®, NESTLÉ® Juicy Juice®, Buitoni®, DREYER’S/EDY’S®, Nestlé® Crunch®, Nestlé® Butterfinger®, Wonka®, DIGIORNO®, TOMBSTONE® and CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN® frozen pizza. Nestlé USA, with 2010 sales of $10.4 billion, is part of Nestlé S.A. in Vevey, Switzerland — the world’s largest food company with a commitment to Nutrition, Health & Wellness — with 2010 sales of $105 billion.
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