International tennis sensation Maria Sharapova has launched a chocolate line for her premium candy line, Sugarpova. The new bonbon collection, which includes different flavors of chocolate bars, is a result of a partnership between Sugarpova and Baron Chocolatier, one of Europe’s leading chocolate manufacturer.
According to a press release posted on the official website of Sugarpova, four chocolate flavors have been introduced, namely, Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, Dark with Toasted Coconut, and Milk with Strawberry. The chocolate bars contain only non-GMO ingredients with Kosher and Halal certification. It also boasts natural food ingredients.
Sharapova said in a statement that she has traveled far and wide to find the best chocolate manufacturer. She said that Baron Chocolatier offers the most sophisticated craftsmanship to produce high-quality chocolate.
“I traveled extensively around the world, in search for the right chocolatier,” Sharapova said. “Baron is the perfect fit, given their deep-rooted history of creating premium chocolate products coupled with their significant strides in craftsmanship.”
According to the five-time grand slam champion, she wanted to create an “experience” in which anyone can indulge simply by taking a bite of her new line of chocolate bars. “With Sugarpova Chocolate, you can take a break from the hustle and bustle of life to catch your breath and give yourself a selfish moment to enjoy such a simple pleasure as a bite of delicious and tasty chocolate.”
Sugarpova was established in 2012. The candy line features gummy, sour gummy candies, and bubble gum with playful names such as Cheeky, Flirty, Chic, Sporty, Smitten Sour, Sassy, Splashy, Spooky, Quirky, Silly Sour, and Speedy.
In other news, Sharavapo is set to feature in Fed Cup 2016 to represent Russia against the Netherlands, which takes place in her hometown, Moscow from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7. Sharapova last played at the 2016 Australian Open where she reached the last eight before losing to eventual runner-up Serena Williams, 6-4 6-1.
Main photo courtesy: Sugarpova.com