A blue box of silver-foil chocolates wrapped with a note is a failsafe on February 14. But there’s actually a real-life love story behind the Baci. When Perugia-born clothing designer Luisa Spagnoli first invented the hazelnut-centred chocolate in 1922, she called it a cazzotto because it resembled a fist. The name didn’t ring right to Giovanni Bui...

The Bacio is one of Italy’s most beloved confections and although the dark chocolate and hazelnut kiss can be gifted at any time, for any reason, there is no better time for Baci Perugina than during San Valentino. While it may seem that the distinct praline with its romantic love notes has been forever synonymous with lovers in Italy, it was only...

Umbria is a small Italian region located in the heart of the peninsula. It isn’t bathed by the sea, but Lake Trasimeno makes up for this lack, representing an attraction for bathers and gourmets who want to eat fresh fish. The area then, may not be known for its coasts, but has many other things to offer. One of these is an event dedicated to choco...

Italy's iconic Baci chocolates are now available covered in ruby-tinted cocoa. Their star-studded sparkly silver wrappings have been a mainstay at Italian restaurants across the peninsula since 1922. They are an essential Valentine's Day gift and a safe offering at any wedding, dinner party or special event.  The hazelnut and gianduia-filled chocol...

Baci Perugina, the iconic Italian chocolate brand recognized worldwide as a symbol of love and affection, has launched today in New York Kissing Away the Blues, an initiative seeking to spark positive emotion on the fourth Monday of January, otherwise known as “Blue Monday”. According to millennials, Blue Monday (falling on January 22, 2018) marks...