Happague, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2013
For many people, the Walkers pure-butter shortbread evokes warm memories of the holidays; time spent with friends and family, good food, and laughter. This year at the 2013 Specialty Food Association Summer Fancy Food Show, Walkers Shortbread introduces a variety of new keepsake tins and an adorable new Chocolate Scottie Dog Shortbread cookie at booth 2736. These new items put a delightful spin on the treat that has meant ‘holidays’ to generations of people worldwide.
A cookie that will have you “pawing” for more
An item sure to please the canine-loving family member, friend or co-worker is Walkers’ newest shortbread cookie, the whimsical Chocolate Scottie Dog Shortbread. This inspired cookie follows in the “paw” prints of the much-loved pure-butter Scottie dog shortbread cookie released in 2012, which has become one of Walkers’ best selling items. Sales of both cookies will continue to support the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®.
Festive tins for a delicious holiday keepsake
The newest addition to the shortbread brand’s ever-popular Festive Shapes Holiday Line is a Festive Shapes Drum Tin. This new Drum features shiny graphics to add a touch of eye-catching sparkle. The 8.8-ounce package features assorted festive-shaped shortbread, and makes easy gifting for holiday parties or stocking fillers.
Ideal for Christmas, Walkers unveils a Shortbread Christmas Tree Tin containing 46 mini Christmas tree shortbread cookies, perfect for sharing or gifting. This festive tin is a great party pleaser or table centerpiece.
A new look for Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster
Targeted towards a younger shortbread fan, Walkers releases a new tin featuring a modern-day take on Nessie, Scotland’s favorite mythical creature. The tin features Nessie dressed in a Walkers tartan scarf and hat, playing bagpipes against a backdrop of the glorious Scottish Highlands. The tin contains 8.8 ounces of triangle shaped shortbread, baked to the traditional family recipe.
An ode to the royal family
Walkers Shortbread honors Queen Elizabeth’s remarkable 60 year reign with the release of two new tins: a Royal Family Gold Tin and a Union Jack Queen Tin. The gold tin features the Queen surrounded by Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall. The Union Jack Tin depicts the Queen making a public appearance, surrounded by adoring crowds waving Union Jacks. The tin is filled with pure-butter shortbread in the shape of the Union Jack Flag.
The Chocolate Scottie Dog Shortbread and new keepsake tins will be available online at http://www.walkersus.com and select retailers nationwide. To see and taste these new products, please visit with Walkers Shortbread at booth 2736 at the 2013 Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City June 30 to July 2. All Walkers Shortbread’s cookies and biscuits are baked using only the finest ingredients with no genetically modified ingredients (GMOs), and no artificial flavorings, colorings or additives of any kind.
About Walkers Shortbread
Walkers was founded in 1898 and is the leading brand of food exported from Scotland. The family-owned company offers the widest range of shortbread, traditional cookies, cakes, oatcakes and puddings to over 80 countries, and continues to operate its original retail shop in the Scottish Highlands village of Aberlour. The company's products contain no artificial flavorings, colorings or additives and are certified kosher OUD. For more information, please visit http://www.walkersus.com.