Chocolate Easter bunnies and eggs herald in the start of spring in many countries. In 2014, Easter confectionery sales in the United States surged 6 percent and chocolate eggs and bunnies led the surge according to the National Confectioners’ Association.

To meet this booming demand, chocolate manufacturers work hard to provide consumers with a wide variety of treats to enjoy in a diversity of shapes. How do they test these chocolates of unusual geometries that may include hollow or cream-filled egg shapes and chocolate bunny ears, tails, or legs? Many use the TA.XTPlus Texture Analyzer because is the perfect tool for job. It offers ample flexibility to accommodate chocolates of any geometry possible.

Request our chocolate Easter bunny application study to learn more about testing chocolates of irregular geometries. You can also read more about how Cadbury tests chocolate Easter eggsusing the TA.XTPlus.