Sarasota, FL, June 13, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Dulcefina Chocolate & Sweets finally opens its doors to sweeten up the Tampa Bay Area. Bringing together the best flavors from nearly 50 countries, the boutique carries an assortment of over 500 sweets, and continues to work with importers to locate the world’s most premium sweets.
“We always dreamed of a gourmet candy store that carried the best sweets from around the world,” said Daniel Meidan, Dulcefina co-founder. “The tastiest and most unique candies really come from abroad – they are extremely hard to find in the United States.” Dulcefina is determined to change this. Harboring one of the largest selections of licorice in Florida, the store carries only the finest imports from England, Finland, Holland and Morocco. From simple bonbon delights, to handmade gourmet chocolate from Belgium, Italy, France, and Spain (to name a few), Dulcefina is equipped to indulge even the most selective foodie.
Located on 4221 S. Tamiami Trail, the 1,000 square foot store has already begun to captivate the locals by offering free in-store sampling – while getting mesmerized by the shop’s beauty. “There are chocolates hanging from the ceiling, and the cream white walls are lined up with hundreds of colors and flavors – It’s gorgeous!” stated Cheryl Lang, as she enjoyed her dark-chocolate covered lemon slices from Spain.
Dulcefina features a self-service area starting at $9.99 per pound, in addition to an upscale section showcasing the more exotic offerings – with slightly higher price tags. The confectionary gem offers a wide selection of categories, including: gluten free, sugar free, organic, kosher, all natural, and salted, all in various forms of candy, chocolate, nougat, caramel, dragee, licorice, malban, and others.
Co-founders Nir Rogovski and Daniel Meidan have been best friends for their entire lives. Over the past couple of years, the two decided to join forces to create a new concept of stores that bring many of the world’s highest-quality delights to the USA for the first time. “Working in the food industry for over 25 years, you really learn that ignorance isn’t always bliss,” expressed Rogovski. Dulcefina will be the place to get your foreign fix.
Dulcefina Chocolate & Sweets is now open Monday – Friday from 10am – 7pm, and Saturday from 10am – 6pm. Phone (1)941-444-1103. To learn more about Dulcefina, visit the company’s website at www.dulcefina.com, or follow us on Facebook/dulcefina.usa and Twitter.