Product: Hard milk flavoured candy with a creamy hazelnut and almond liquid filling
A piece with Mercato: You really can’t find candy like this anywhere else, the Italians have outdone themselves here. Hard on the outside with a liquid centre and flavours that complement each other insanely well.
Region: Umbria, Italy
Product Information: These candies are incredibly popular in Italy and very traditional in their choice of complementary flavours and textures.
Producer Information: Founded in 1907 in Perugia, Italy, Perugina is an Italian chocolate confectionery company which also operates a chocolate-making school at its factory. Formed by Francesco Buitoni, Annibale Spagnoli, Leone Ascoli and Francesco Andreani. The company was first introduced outside of Italy at the 1939 World's Fair in New York City, and has since became known for producing fine chocolates, lollies and nougat enjoyed all over the world.
Ingredients: Glucose syrup, sugar, sweetened condensed milk (milk sugar), peanut oil, whey powder, skimmed milk powder, butteroil, hazelnuts, almonds, apricot kernels, flavourings, emulsifier: sunflower lecithin, may contain traces of soy, gluten free.