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Freshly minted – After Eight announces new gifting box collection

After Eight turns 60 this year, and the nation's favourite mint chocolate thin* is celebrating its landmark birthday with a brand new gifting box.
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The After Eight Mint Collection is a selection of premium chocolates, comprising five delicious varieties:

  • Dark Peppermint & Orange Flavour Fondant – smooth orange and peppermint flavoured fondant coated in a rich layer of dark chocolate
  • Dark Chocolate & Peppermint – a soft, indulgent peppermint centre sandwiched between rich dark chocolate
  • Dark Peppermint Crisp – rich dark chocolate studded with crispy sugar pearls
  • Dark Peppermint Fondant – smooth peppermint fondant coated in rich dark chocolate
  • Milk Peppermint Truffle – a soft, indulgent peppermint centre sandwiched between milk chocolate.

Beautifully packaged in an inlaid gifting box, the After Eight Mint Collection makes a great gift for dinner parties, or to delight family and friends at any time. It will launch as an exclusive in Tesco stores from the end of June, and in supermarkets and convenience stores nationwide from September.

Debbie Bowen, Senior Brand Manager for After Eight said: "After Eight has had a place at the nation's dinner tables for sixty years now, and as we reach our landmark birthday, love for the brand remains as strong as ever.

"Fans have long been asking us for a more formal gifting box, and we are thrilled to be able to bring our brand new Mint Collection to the market this year. When we tested the collection with consumers, the response was incredible, so we're confident it will be a huge hit with mint chocolate lovers everywhere!

"With five delectable varieties featuring both dark and milk chocolate, there really is something for everyone in this selection. It's an all-star lineup that works as well for a summer barbeque as it does for a festive get together. We can't wait to hear what people think!"

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Established in 1962, After Eight is crafted with 100% certified sustainable cocoa, sourced through the Nestlé Cocoa Plan in conjunction with the Rainforest Alliance. After Eight uses 100% natural peppermint oil and is free from artificial colours, flavours and preservatives. After Eight is now sold in countries around the world, and is especially popular in France, Germany and Spain.

Notes to Editors

*60% Market share MAT end April 2022 – source: IRI 26 May 2022

After Eight

After Eight was launched in 1962 and is recognised as the UK's leading mint chocolate brand, known for its exquisite taste and premium quality. Its delicious and distinctive mint chocolate thins are responsible for creating the category of the 'After Dinner Mint' and are known for bringing families and friends together during key occasions, such as Christmas.

For more information, please contact the Nestlé UK press office at [email protected] or call us on 020 8667 6005.

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