Milton, DE -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/01/2009 -- Bakers of Bella’s Cookies are announcing a new line of Holiday offerings available now through December 31st at both their online store and through select natural food store retailers. Several new types of cookies, candies and desserts are making the list this year, with a special focus on varieties to suit those with certain food allergies or intolerances.
“Holidays treats, especially those baked during December, always hold a special appeal to just about everyone” says Mark Leishear (Director of Sales & Marketing for Bella’s Cookies) “as Bella’s has become a staple for those looking for cleaner ingredients in their baked goods, our growth has also increased by those with food intolerances or allergies.” Gluten-Free, Egg-Free, Vegan, and Nut-Free are some of the leading food allergies found among people of all ages and Bella’s is making a large selection of this year’s holiday offerings available to cater to those needs. Gluten-Free and Vegan pies such as pumpkin & sweet potato are available this year as well as a selection of cakes from their dessert collection. Candy from their Verdi Good line is naturally gluten-free, with some of the most popular selections being English Toffee (Dinosaur Crunch), Fudge (Peanut Butter, Chocolate & Coconut Crème), and Chocolate Peanut Brittle. In addition to these offerings, customers can find new sweet breads, muffins, tortes, and cookies.
Cookies are the mainstay product for Bella’s and varieties include their Signature Collection (natural & organic), Vegan, Gluten-Free, Agave Sweetened (suitable for Diabetics), and a new line of Gluten-Free/Casein Free cookies. Holiday cookies return in the form of their Silver Lake shortbread (a chocolate caramel creation), Jam shortbread (made with locally produced jam), Snowballs (Russian tea cakes), and many others. “The Holiday Tin is one of our most popular items during the season” says Leishear “it’s filled with an assortment of cookies, candy and other treats”. Customers across the country seek out Bella’s during the Holiday season specifically for this item and ship tins to places as far away as the Middle East, Europe and Canada.
Bella’s has also partnered with Good News Natural Foods in Dover and Milford to make ordering and picking up these selections easier for those living north of the Delaware Beaches. “We will have order forms, from which customers can choose a variety of selections, and then have them delivered fresh to our store” said Sharon Fields (co-owner of Good News Natural Foods). Holiday offerings vary in price by the type of product ordered; most items range from $4 - $40. Bella’s online store is open 24 hours a day, and the bakery 6 days a week during the month of December.
Questions about products or ordering can be answered by calling 302-684-8152 or through the website at http://www.bellascookies.com.