In the News: 2016 'Year of the Money' cocoArt Collection featured in VancityBuzz
We were featured in VancityBuzz on their list of places to buy Chinese New Years treats:
Chinese New Year 2016 begins on February 8, marking the start of the lunar calendar and the Year of the Monkey, according to Chinese zodiac. The festive occasion, which can last for many days, is filled with family reunions, street parades, and culinary traditions.
A range of locally-based eateries and companies in Vancouver are marking the Year of the Monkey by offering Lunar New Year-themed treats. From dark chocolate monkeys to special edition drinks, here are a few standout Chinese New Year foods (and drinks) to find in Vancouver.
Richmond’s own Wild Sweets has released their luxurious chocolate collection for the Year of the Monkey. Featuring ingredients that represent prosperity, good fortune, longevity, and wealth, the set includes Lychee Longan, Caramel Ganache & Black Sesame Praline Cream; Mandarin Orange, Caramel Ganache & Coconut Praline Cream; Peach Persimmon, Caramel Ganache & Almond Praline Cream; and Mango Green Tea, Caramel Ganache & Peanut Praline Cream. The set of four each of the four flavours, presented with Wild Sweets’ Dominique and Cindy Duby with their signature artistic flair, retails for $21.88.