Tag Archives: caramels

The Employee Gift Guide: 5 Ways to Celebrate Your Team

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There are so many reasons to show gratitude to your employees in 2021. Whether it’s finding ways to collaborate during a global pandemic, welcoming a new hire, recognizing an internal promotion, or just because, chocolate makes any occasion even sweeter.  1. Welcome New Hires With Gratitude & Cheer When you don’t know if your new […]

3 Easy & Crowd-Pleasing Dessert Recipes for Summer Entertaining

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As we all fall back into the rhythm of in-person potlucks, birthday parties, and barbecues this summer, we will also have to break out the tried and true entertaining recipes we put on hold for the better part of 2020. These three simple desserts will impress and delight even the pickiest of eaters.  For 21+: […]

The History of Chocolate: A Timeline


The history of chocolate begins with the discovery of the first cacao plants in Mesoamerica about 4,000 years ago. From there, chocolate had to travel to Spain, into all of Europe, and then back over to America and the rest of the world. As chocolate became more and more available it was constantly evolving, through […]

David Rodriguez on Flavor R&D: Employee Spotlight

Have you ever wondered who comes up with the exotic, seasonal, and surprising flavors that you see in the chocolate aisle? That’s the R&D department.  We spoke with David Rodriguez, the manager of the Research & Development team at Marich, who is in charge of paving the way to create fresh and up-and-coming flavors for […]

Is White Chocolate Really Chocolate?

Is white chocolate really chocolate? We’ve all asked it. We’ve all wondered, and we’ve all received different answers. Finally, let’s end this debate. To begin, let’s cover what makes chocolate chocolate. Virtually all chocolates: milk, semisweet, bittersweet, etc. each have their requirements to legitimately be qualified as Chocolate. An official “Chocolate” label means that the […]

What Makes Great Chocolate?


There’s chocolate, and then there is the chocolate that makes you STOP and close your eyes to savor the bite before you’re even aware you’re doing it. At Marich, it’s our mission to produce great chocolate, and we believe that it comes down to 5 aspects: the ingredients, the growers, the process of making cocoa, […]

Chocolate Trends in 2021

Embrace Comforting, Adventurous, and Health Conscious Flavors Life in quarantine has altered our obvious ways of life…how we work, see our families, shop for groceries, and celebrate birthdays. But 2020 has also influenced decisions that may have gone unnoticed, like how we choose and desire certain flavors.  This past year many things have increased – […]

Salted Milk Chocolate English Toffee Caramel Cookies

Salted Milk Chocolate English Toffee Caramel Cookies

These Salted Milk Chocolate English Toffee Caramel Cookies, created by Nicole Carey Co., are the perfect sweet tooth remedy when you are craving something sweet and salty. The salted chocolate chip cookie is already a fan favorite, but this isn’t your average cookie. By adding in our Milk Chocolate English Toffee Caramels you are rewarded […]

Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel Coffee Cake

We’re always inspired by classics with a twist, like this coffee cake we’ve dialed up a notch using our Pancrafted® Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels. Fair warning, this is not your grandmother’s book club recipe.  A little sweet, a little salty, it’s a slice of pure chocolatey, caramelly, pleasure-inducing indulgence that will leave your friends […]