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As winter arrives, take comfort in the warming flavour of gingerbread

Nestlé introduces limited editions of Gingerbread Matchmakers and Nescafé Gold Gingerbread Latte to celebrate the festive season
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As the UK’s love affair with all things gingerbread continues, Nestlé, the world’s largest food and drinks company, has introduced two exciting limited editions to the nation’s shops this winter.

Gingerbread has a long history in the UK, dating back as far as the 18th century to the English town of Market Drayton. While it’s always been a sweet staple in British kitchen cupboards, recently there has been a boom in gingerbread flavour’s popularity as it’s teamed up with other home staples to create everything from fancy cocktails to decadent chocolates. Joining the gingerbread family for the 2018 season, Nestlé introduces two flavoursome innovations:

Nescafé Gold Gingerbread Latte - Hot water (never boiling) is all that's needed to create this delicately spiced latte with a warming gingerbread flavour. Made with high quality coffee and British milk. Proudly crafted by Nestlé in Cumbria.

Gingerbread Matchmakers by Quality Street - chocolate sticks full of a crunchy blend of milk and dark chocolate with a gingerbread flavour that are free from artificial colours, flavours and preservatives. Made with pride by Nestlé in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Taka Ota, Nescafé Senior Brand Manager said: “Our Gingerbread Latte first debuted as a limited edition back in 2013, but this year its back for another limited run after popular demand! With its delicate warming flavour, it couples perfectly with a bite of stollen or a small mince pie as you snuggle in front of a toasty fire on a chilly afternoon. We are all warm and cosy here at Nestlé HQ just thinking about it!”

Rebecca Holt, Quality Street Brand Manager said: “Nestlé likes to move with seasonal trends and recipe innovations so it was only right we brought our latest limited edition to UK consumers in time for the festive season! Perfect for sharing with friends at your work Christmas party or sharing with the family in front of the latest boxset, Gingerbread Matchmakers by Quality Street demonstrate our commitment to produce exciting, new variations of much loved classic treat.”

Quality Street Gingerbread Matchmakers are available exclusively at Tesco and Nescafé Gold Gingerbread Latte is available in the coffee aisle in shops across the UK.


For more information, including access to images please contact: Nestlé UK Press Office on 020 8667 6005 or e-mail [email protected]

Nestlé is the world’s largest food and drink company. With more than 2000 brands ranging from global icons to local favourites, we are present in 191 countries around the world.

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Quality Street Matchmakers are also available in Mint and Orange flavours.

Nescafé Gold #FrothyCoffee is currently available in 18 flavours.

  • Nescafé Gold Cool Mint Mocha
  • Nescafé Gold Coconut Latte
  • Nescafé Gold Toffee Nut Latte
  • Nescafé Gold Choco Caramel Mocha
  • Nescafé Gold Gingerbread Latte
  • Nescafé Gold Caramelised Almond & Vanilla Latte
  • Nescafé Gold Irish Latte
  • Nescafé Gold Vanilla Latte
  • Nescafé Gold Caramel Latte
  • Nescafé Gold Double Choc Mocha
  • Nescafé Gold Latte
  • Nescafé Gold Skinny Latte
  • Nescafé Gold Mocha
  • Nescafé Gold Cappuccino Decaf
  • Nescafé Gold Skinny Cappuccino
  • Nescafé Gold Cappuccino Unsweetened
  • Nescafé Gold Cappuccino
  • Nescafé Gold Cappuccino Unsweetened Decaf

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