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Woolworths unveils Christmas food innovations

Supermarket giant Woolworths has unveiled its new range of Christmas goodies, with 60 new innovative festive products gracing shelves.

The supermarket giant’s festive food additions span confectionery, desserts and meat with candy cane popcorn, ruby chocolate cheesecake, mocha espresso martini flavoured pudding and a Piggy Back Roast.

“Over the last year, our product development team of innovation chefs have been experimenting with new flavour combinations and trends, with a focus on ways our customers can easily add sparkle to their Christmas tables,” Woolworths managing director of Woolworths FoodCo, Guy Brent said.

The desserts range focuses on “ready-to-plate convenience” with a Christmas twist on an Espresso Martini, the Gold Mocha Espresso Martini Flavoured Pudding. The dessert is a mocha flavoured sponge pudding with a sachet of espresso martini style sauce and edible gold dust sprinkles.

The Gold Orange Liqueur Pudding comprises orange liqueur, juicy sultanas, raisins, almonds, cider and rum, topped with glazed orange slices. While the Gold Ruby Chocolate Baked Cheesecake is made with ruby chocolate, a creamy cheesecake sprinkled with silver lustre, Belgian white chocolate, ruby pearls and raspberries.

Apart from dessert, the grocery’s has put a new spin on the Turducken with the Woolworths Piggy Back Roast, a Scotch beef cut wrapped in
crackling pork belly and seasoned with garlic and herb crumb.

Woolworths also unveiled ham roast kits including the new Gold Boneless Mountain Ash Smoked Ham Roast Kit, smoked with mountain ash from Victoria’s Yarra Valley. It includes Cranberry, Orange & Champagne Glaze, a packet of cloves and sachet of edible gold dust to finish.

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