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Baci Perugina Chocolate & Lavazza Coffee Team Up to Bring You La Dolce Vita

Enter Now & You Could Win a “Chocolate Lovers Dream Trip” to Italy

Visit Select BOSTON Restaurants & Double Your Chances of Winning


Deadline for Entries is December 31st




Edison, NJ (October 2013)Perugina, the legendary Italian chocolatier known worldwide for its iconic Baci confection, and Lavazza, Italy’s favorite coffee, have teamed up to give chocolate lovers a chance to win an authentic Italian experience filled with extravagant memories that will last a lifetime. As a culture that sets the standard for excellence in food, fashion, art and design, Italians are known for their passionate pursuit of la dolce vita, the sweet life, and what could be sweeter than winning an all-expense paid trip to Italy during the annual Eurochocolate Festival? That’s why Perugina and Lavazza invite you to enter the “Chocolate Lover’s Dream sweepstakes and the opportunity to visit one of the world’s most romantic destinations. 


 The Grand Prize trip for two to Italy will include:

  • Roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations, and meals at selected restaurants
  • Admission to the biggest chocolate celebration in Europe - the Eurochocolate Festival in Perugia
  • A tour of the Perugina Chocolate Factory – one of the top five destinations for chocolate lovers
  • Visit to the Perugina Chocolate Museum
  • Participation in a chocolate making class at the legendary Perugina Scuola del Cioccolato, Perugina’s famous chocolate school


For almost 90 years, Baci, which means “kisses” in Italian, have been made in Italy near the historic hometown of St. Valentine. Still made from the original recipe, Baci’s essential ingredient is gianduia, an Italian blend of chocolate and hazelnut cream.  The sensuous gianduia center is mixed with finely chopped hazelnuts and crowned with a whole hazelnut.  The entire confection is enrobed in silky, dark chocolate. Each Baci is hugged by a special message of love, written in five languages, and tucked inside its silver and blue wrapper.


For complete details and to enter, go to www.facebook.com/PeruginaBaci where you can engage in a brief, interactive quiz that tests your knowledge of Italy and its food, and culture. In addition to the grand prize trip to Italy, 5 winners will receive gift baskets (ARV $75 each) containing a taste of Italy’s finest: Perugina chocolates and Lavazza coffee.


In conjunction with the contest, select Italian restaurants in Boston will offer two complimentary Baci with the purchase of a cup of Lavazza coffee. The order also comes with a contest card containing a promotional code that can be entered on the “Official Entry Form,” allowing entrants to double their chance of winning the grand prize. Limit one entry per person per email address during the Sweepstakes Period (Sept. 20 – Dec. 31, 2013). Participants must “Like” Baci on Facebook at www.facebook.com/peruginabaci or “Like” Lavazza’s Facebook page to be eligible to enter. While online be sure to also visit www.Perugina.com for the opportunity to purchase Baci and other Perugina products. 



Participating Boston restaurants includes:

  • Artu
  • Bricco
  • Caffe Vittoria
  • Cantina Italiana
  • Florentine Cafe
  • Gennaro’s 5 North Square
  • Lucca Back Bay
  • Lucca Restaurant
  • Mare Oyster Bar
  • Ristorante Fiore
  • Ristorante Villa Francesca
  • Tresca
  • Umbria Prime



About Perugina


Perugina's commitment to the art of creating only the highest quality confections extends to chocolate bars, pralines, hard candy, and panettone. Perugina products are exclusively imported and distributed in the U.S. by Colavita, USA. To find out more about the Baci love story, Perugina's history and the full line of Perugina confections, visit www.Perugina.com.


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