NORDERSTEDT, GERMANY — Herza Schokolade GmbH & Co. KG now offers individual mixes of small chocolate and glazed pieces for makers of baked foods, muesli and ice cream. The proportions of individual components may be adjusted. For example, high-priced items like golden nuggets may be included in small quantities as a highlight.

Possibilities for baked foods include mixtures of white and dark chocolate shavings, or baking-stable caramel chips and milk chocolate chips, or polished cocoa nibs and silver-coated chocolate pieces, according to Norderstedt-based Herza Schokolade. Colorful mixes might include dark chocolate pieces combined with blue-coated and gold-coated chocolate pieces or chocolate nuggets with silver, red and brown color accents.

For a muesli application example, the 20% protein content of white chocolate pieces may target fitness-oriented customers. Ice cream applications may include a mix of large chocolate chips in white, milk and dark varieties or a mix of double caramel chips and peanut flavor glaze pieces.