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Valor Chocolates: Behind The Pleasure

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Over 130 years of passion for chocolate and a voyage of over 12,000 miles to select three of the best cacaos in the world… that is the secret hiding behind the boundless pleasure experienced upon tasting a piece of Valor Chocolates. Pure chocolate, chocolate with Mediterranean Marcona almonds, hot chocolate, chocolate mousse, handmade and signature bonbons… Valor Chocolates’ palette of flavors is immense. This international brand, present in over 50 countries, makes all its bars in its facilities in Villajoyosa, Spain.

The result: the leading Spanish brand in the chocolate industry, producing over 13 million tons of sweets each year. That’s tons of pleasure!

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Valor Chocolates’ history is defined by a passion for a single product: the best chocolate. Behind this passion, we find a family of master chocolatiers who set up factory in 1881 led by Valeriano López Lloret, founder of the brand. He gave a name and personality to what has become the leading Spanish company in the chocolate industry and whose prestige has extended far beyond its borders.

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Currently, the brand continues to manufacture its entire “From Bean to Bar” range from its production plant in Villajoyosa, Spain. With over 235,000 square feet of state-of-the-art facilities, this factory produces 13 million tons of sweets each year. Bars and chocolate bonbons are exported to more than 50 countries, thanks to Valor Chocolates’ internationalization policy. This includes a major subsidiary in the United States, Valor Chocolates USA, Inc., that has been in existence for over a decade and is responsible for distributing its products throughout the Americas.

Valor Chocolate Negro

Valor Chocolate Negro

The Innovation Behind the Pleasure…

The pleasure that lies in each bite of Valor Chocolates is achieved, in part, by its commitment to innovation, one of the company’s fundamental pillars. Innovation that unites with tradition to amaze the most discerning palates. This year the brand has presented its new range of sugar-free bars, which are now sweetened with stevia, a natural sweetener derived from a plant originating in South America that is 15 times sweeter than sugar.

The sugar-free bars come in a broad range that is ideal for chocolate lovers who are watching their figures or need to control their sugar intake. They retain all the flavor and pleasure of the brand’s chocolate—without the sugar. They also come in an unbelievable array of sugar-free offerings: Dark; 70% Dark; Dark with Whole Marcona Almonds; Dark with Whole Hazelnuts; Dark with Chocolate Mousse Truffle; Milk Chocolate; Milk Chocolate with Whole Marcona Almonds; Milk Chocolate with Whole Hazelnuts; Milk Chocolate with Hazelnut Truffle Filling. They’re all amazing!

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Another significant innovation is the brand’s exclusive Philippine launch of Valor Hazelnut Spread that comes in regular and sugar free variants. It is made with 13% hazelnuts and its sugar free variant is a delectable treat to diabetics or on a diet.

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Valor has a wide range of portfolio that are still to come to the Philippine market. It recently created the Dessert Range, keeping in mind all those who love to prepare professional desserts at home, providing the best products to achieve recipe perfection.

Another significant innovation is the brand’s special attention to food intolerances and its broad range of gluten-free products. Its Lactose-Free Milk Chocolate Bars with the same milk chocolate goodness is ideal for those who are lactose-intolerant. The impressive Professional Range of Valor Chocolates—a large portfolio of products made using the best selection of the brand’s cacaos and chocolates, targeting connoisseurs of the confectionary world, a market with the highest standards made up of confectioners, pastry chefs and chefs, among others.

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Cake made by Valor Chocolates

Cake made by Valor Chocolates

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Valor Owners Luis and Gonzalo

Valor Owners Luis and Gonzalo

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The brand has just been introduced to the Philippine market and it is receiving favorable feedback from consumers.

And its a perfect everyday treat for us chocolate lovers! Also, if you’re looking for a perfect gift to anyone whether of any age- Valor is the one.

Discover the pleasure behind Valor chocolates is just within reach from leading retailers nationwide.

XOXO,
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APL.DE.AP sings Macaroons For A Cause

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July 4, 2013 Manila, Philippines in Teatrino Music Hall, the well known Philippine- based bakeshop Red Ribbon, and Apl.de. ap and global natural ingredient company Franklin Baker Company, joined forces and launched
“Red Ribbon Macaroons for a Cause” to help bridge the education gap in the Philippines.

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Apl.De.Ap

Allan Pineda of Angeles City, Pampanga , more popular known as apl.de.ap of the world famous pop sensation The Blacked Eyed Peas, knows from his own experienced that education is the only ticket to a better life ” I just wanted to have an education- to have better life. In every Filipino family , the children want to help their parents – that was my goal ” he shares.

Zinnia Rivera , General Manager of Red Ribbon

Zinnia Rivera , General Manager of Red Ribbon

“Macaroons For A Cause” is the newest offering that lets you create more sweet moments with your family and friends”, says Zinnia Rivera , General Manager of Red Ribbon. “with each pack you buy , you’ll be giving our youth a better future through the gift of education,” she continues.

Sharon Chandran, Chairperson of the Franklin Baker Company

Sharon Chandran, Chairperson of the Franklin Baker Company

Sharon Chandran, Chairperson of the Franklin Baker Company , a global natural ingredient company and the leading branded coconut ingredient establishement in the United States flew to Manila to share this message, ” As we celebrate 90 years in the Phillippines, this is our way of thanking the country and sharing the natural goodness of Franklin Baker Company’s ingredients. The coconut taste and quality that be experienced in the “Red Ribbon Macaroons for a Cause ” gold standard ” that Franklin Baker delivers to its food customers in the US. We congratulate Red Ribbon for only choosing the best ingredients for its customer”.

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Macaroons for a Cause is all about coconut goodness in creamy perfection. Each pack contains 10 pieces of macaroons and sells for Php 50.00 at all Red Ribbon Bakeshops nationwide. From every pack of Macaroons for a Cause sold, 14% or P7 will go directly to the Apl.de. Ap Foundation to help in the building a public high school that will pave the wayfor students to gain access to education and pursue thei interest in becoming global professionals in the field of music and technology.

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The group aim to sell 4.2 millions of Macaroons for a Cause to build the first school of the foundation.

Apl.de.Ap Foundation is non-government charitable oraganization that is committed to improving the quality of the children in the Philippines through education, technology and music.

Zamboanga , one of the provinces that are in need of basic education facilities, was selected to be beneficiary of the project’s pilot school that will benefit more than 600 students when it is completed.

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“Rivera notes that sharing the vision of the future where no Filipino child is deprived of education is the reason behind the harmoniuos collaboration of Red Ribbon, Apl.de.Ap foundation, and Franklin Baker Company of the Philippines.
” Their goals are very much in tune with ours”, she quips. ” We are confident that this collaboration will make differrence in the lives of Filipino youth.”

Apl performs three songs that made the crowd enjoyed the stay.

Apl performs three songs that made the crowd enjoyed the stay.

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holidng our dedication notes with Carlo, Shen and Shie

holidng our dedication notes with Carlo, Shen and Shie

This is the real world, and I admire the advocacy of the cause because I also believe that if we honed and mold the children good, our country will be a better place.

Let them experience a little glamour in their dreams to really be inspired by buying a good macaroons.

Its really good, I would say “IT IS THE PLEASURE OF HELPING.”

XOXO,
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