Ghirardelli Chocolate Company has announced that official Peppermint Bark season is back with the return of its festive lineup of offerings, including two new products – a Peppermint Bark Squares Gift and Peppermint Bark Baking Mix Ins – available now at its website, Ghirardelli stores and select retailers nationwide.

“At Ghirardelli, we’re passionate about spreading holiday joy and know that the return of Peppermint Bark season is something our fans look forward to each year,” says Bobby Oliver, Ghirardelli’s vice president of marketing. “We like to say it's not the holiday season without Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark, and with more offerings than ever before, everyone can enjoy our classic festive treats for all sorts of different holiday occasions.”

Since the product’s debut in 2004, Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark Squares have become synonymous with the season, making the company the US market leader in terms of peppermint bark sales.

The lineup of Peppermint Bark offerings includes:

  • Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark Squares – Rich chocolate layers with festive peppermint in individually wrapped Squares
  • NEW Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark Squares Gift – Comes in a gift box wrapped in iconic red and white stripes perfect for gifting
  • NEW Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark Baking Mix Ins – Perfect for baking Peppermint Bark cookies

On National Peppermint Bark Day, Friday, December 1, and the day after, the company invites New York City locals and visitors alike to experience its first-ever human-size snow globe at Hudson Yards. The life-size installation allows guests to step inside the snow globe, making for the ultimate Instagrammable holiday photo-op. Ghirardelli will also hand out complimentary Peppermint Bark Squares and Peppermint Hot Cocoa to visitors both days. The following week, from December 7 to 10, the snow globe and Ghirardelli team will move across town and host passersby at Pershing Square Café near Grand Central Station.

On National Peppermint Bark Day, Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco will host a family and pet friendly event that will feature the iconic Ghirardelli marquee sign dressed up in Peppermint Bark colors and visitors can enjoy complimentary Peppermint Bark Squares.