Would you buy it? Nestle Abuelita instant hot chocolate

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

PRODUCT: Nestle Abuelita instant hot chocolate

DETAILS: Powdered Mexican chocolate — cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon and sugar — that is mixed into warm milk. Besides single-serve packets, it comes in a chocolate syrup and chocolate tablets that dissolve in milk.

CLAIMS: A news release says Abuelita brings “calor de hogar” (warm home comfort) to the kitchen.

MORE INFORMATION: (800) 258-6727 or www.nestleusa.com

AVAILABILITY: At selected grocery stores, including Meijer

SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $2.41 for a box of 10 single-serve envelopes

COMMENTS: When we tried the packets of powder, we were expecting mousy but got magnificent. The cinnamon and vanilla meld perfectly into a spicy beverage that evokes feelings of both coziness and sophistication. “Reminds me of a coffee shop drink.” “It’s rich, in a darn good way.” “Tastes like a holiday.”

WOULD YOU BUY IT? Si.