Hawaiian Host Goes Tropical With Coconut Caramacs

New Coconut Flavor Added to the Popular Caramacs Line

HONOLULU, HI--(Marketwired - May 1, 2014) - Hawaiian Host, the world's leading brand and producer of chocolate covered macadamia nuts, has announced the availability of Coconut Caramacs, a tropical edition joining the deliciously popular Caramacs family which also includes Maui and Kona Caramacs. The newest Hawaiian Host creation features coconut, smooth homemade caramel and dry-roasted macadamia pieces, covered in signature creamy milk chocolate and topped with toasted coconut flakes.

"It's always an exciting time when we introduce a new product to the world, and this tropical island twist on our fan-favorite Caramacs makes this a very special launch for us," said Rosalie Romo Char, Director of Marketingor Hawaiian Host Chocolates. "The response to our new Coconut Caramacs during our preliminary taste tests was overwhelmingly positive, and we are thrilled to get the product into the hands of our coconut-loving customers."

Coconut Caramacs, packaged in 5.3 oz. boxes, are now available to order nationwide via the company website. Earlier this year, packaging for the entire Caramacs line of products underwent a makeover to better reflect the radiant beauty of Hawaii and the true Aloha spirit that can be tasted in every box.

For those attending the Sweet and Snacks Expo May 20-22 in Chicago, Coconut Caramacs, along with the brand's long list of best-sellers, will be available to sample at booth #523.

Hawaiian Host chocolate covered macadamias start with premium macadamias that are hand-selected, dry roasted and vacuum sealed to ensure freshness. The signature candy, first produced in 1927, combines macadamias with a special blend of super-premium chocolate to create its classic taste. Additional specialty items feature white and dark chocolate along with gourmet ingredients including toffee, caramel, honey and more. For more information on Hawaiian Host's more than 250 products as well as simple dessert recipes, visit www.hawaiianhost.com.

About Hawaiian Host
Hawaiian Host is the largest manufacturer of chocolate covered premium macadamias in the world and is considered the standard by which all others are judged. With more than 15 million boxes of Hawaiian Host products packed each year, Hawaiian Host is the largest manufacturer of chocolate covered macadamias in the world. From premium gifts to indulgent snack-time treats, our confections are crafted with select macadamias, collected by hand and extra creamy chocolate, an original secret recipe handed down through generations. Hawaiian Host markets more than 250 unique macadamia chocolates and other candies in more than 23 countries with manufacturing facilities in Honolulu and Los Angeles and additional distribution facilities in Tokyo. For more information, visit www.hawaiianhost.com. Become a fan on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hawaiian-Host-Inc/227900723928670 or follow on Twitter https://twitter.com/HawaiianHostInc.

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