Istanbul on special boxes of Godiva

Istanbul on special boxes of Godiva

Turkish Yıldız Holding’s Godiva has added Turkey to the list of countries that are featured on the chocolatier’s special gift boxes. Special Godiva boxes, designed by the world famous La Chambre art school, are decorated with the symbols of the Maiden’s Tower, the Bosphorus Bridge, a Bosphorus ferry and seagulls.

The number of countries that have been the subject of the famous chocolate brand is now 29, with the addition Turkey, Germany and Brazil.

The company said it sold 35 percent more boxes in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period of 2012.

The special gift boxes are mostly sold in Paris, London, Hawaii, Brussels and Taiwan among 80 countries, where Godiva operates in 450 points of sale.

Godiva Chocolatier, the manufacturer of premium chocolates and related products, was founded in Belgium in 1926, and Yıldız Holding acquired Godiva in 2007.