Sponsored: Following a series of successful launches around the world including Saudi Arabia, Callebaut, the chocolate maker preferred by artisans and chefs around the world, officially introduces ‘Callebaut NXT’, the 100% plant-based dark and milky tasting chocolates, guaranteed free from any traces of dairy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
To mark the launch of NXT, the Callebaut team held an event at The Chocolate Academy on 7 March 2023 for chefs and artisans, where seven renowned chefs from across the globe came together to create a feast of the senses with their exquisite chocolate creations.
Using the NXT Chocolate, chef Marike Van Beurden, Pastry & Chocolate Consultant, put together an ensemble of creative vegan treats including Matcha & NXT Cookies, Apricot & M_LK NXT chocolate plated dessert, Mango-lime-ginger & M_lk chocolate tarts, vegan brownies, exotic travel cakes and bonbons. Moreover, chefs Romain Renard, Panagiotis Samaras, Laura Gonzalez, Bertrand Le Gallic, Vincenzo Delgiudice, Fadi Kurdi and Evah Reaidy also presented their takes on a slew of vegan desserts.
To shed light on the vegan movement, Callebaut engaged nutritionist Tina Chagoury, who explained the benefits of veganism. With its foray into the UAE market through Callebaut’s official partner EMF Emirates, Callebaut NXT promises great taste, creamy texture, smooth mouth feel and quality.
To help chefs & artisans, who frequently receive requests for vegan, plant-based, allergen-free and planet-friendly desserts and chocolates, the NXT range not just offers worry-free alternatives for traditional and new recipes, but also how-to guides, inspiration and tips and tricks through the new NXT digital platform—introduced with the support of R&D experts and an impressive line-up of chefs and artisans who’ve developed and tested the chocolate throughout several recipe applications.
NXT is 100 per cent plant-based dark and milky tasting chocolates, guaranteed free from any traces of dairy are curated for chefs & artisans to bring genuine vegan, plant-based, lactose-free & dairy-free chocolate indulgence to life without compromising taste and quality. To help chefs & artisans navigate the vegan desserts space, Callebaut offers worry-free alternatives for ingredients and new recipes, in addition to how-to guides, inspiration and tips and tricks through the new NXT digital platform.