With Valentine’s Day approaching, the food and drink industry is gearing up to release new products to help consumers celebrate with their loved ones. From heart-shaped chicken nuggets to sushi platters for two, there is more option than ever for those looking to make their Valentine’s special – with a partner or a Galentine’s with friends.

From heart-shaped chicken nuggets to rose cones, we take a closer look at the latest products set to hit shelves ahead of Valentine’s Day 2023

 Sushi Daily: Sushi Date for two

sushi daily VALENTINE platter

Price: £26
Available: All Sushi Daily kiosks in Asda and Waitrose from 10 to 19 February

Sushi Daily is launching a limited-edition sushi platter, ‘Sushi Date’ for two, this Valentine’s Day. Available to purchase for £26 in all Sushi Daily’s kiosks in Asda and Waitrose, it says that “‘Sushi Date’ is a marriage between some of Sushi Daily’s bestselling and classic products. Customers will be able to enjoy salmon and tuna nigiri, Sushi Daily’s signature Salmon Verde Maki, Spicy Salmon Rolls, a flower sashimi, alongside a variety of maki rolls.” Additionally, Sushi Daily is running a promotion on the popular Little Moons mochi sold at its kiosks, with 20% off for a limited time. 


Amazon Fresh: Desserts for two

Amazon Fresh Desserts

By Amazon 2 Belgian Chocolate & Hazelnut Bombes – £3.42/220g
By Amazon 2 Sicilian Lemon Tarts – £2.25/240g
By Amazon 2 Raspberry Panna Cottas – £3.50/220g 
Available: Amazon Fresh stores

Amazon Fresh has released a range of desserts for two this Valentine’s Day, including Chocolate and Hazelnut Bombes: rich and indulgent chocolate and hazelnut mousse dipped in Belgian chocolate; encrusted with roasted hazelnuts with a hidden centre of smooth praline; Sicilian Lemon Tarts: light all butter individual pastry cases filled with a zesty Sicilian lemon filling, glazed and sprinkled with a dusting of icing sugar; Raspberry Panna Cottas: creamy and light vanilla panna cotta made using British cream, paired with a tangy raspberry compote.

Read more: The supermarkets’ best value dine-in Valentine’s Day deals 2023


Love Cocoa by James Cadbury: Selection Boxes

Love Cocoa Amore_SelectionBox_Lifestyle

Amore Truffle Selection Box – £35/280g
With Love Signature Selection Box – £24/220g
Hazelnut Praline Mini Heart Truffle Box – £10/85g
Available: Fenwick, Liberty, Arena Flowers and Thortful 

Amore Truffle Selection Box – a 24-piece truffle gift box featuring: Pink Gin, Raspberry Champagne, Milk Champagne and Salted truffles. 
With Love Signature Selection Box – 21 truffles in seven flavours: Milk Praline Hearts, Passion Fruit Truffles, Speculoos Truffles, Dark Ganache Hearts, Milk Rocher Truffles, Dark Rocher Truffles and Blonde Rochers.
Hazelnut Praline Mini Heart Truffle Box – a collection of Milk Praline Hearts in a milk chocolate heart-shaped shell and wrapped in red foil.


Rowntree’s: Berry Hearts

Rowntrees new non-HFSS range

Price: £1.35/115g
Available: Major supermarkets from the beginning of February

Rowntree’s has unveiled its first non-HFSS offer, a four-strong range of gummy sweets including Berry Hearts – just in time for Valentine’s Day. They are made with real fruit juice and provide 30% less sugar compared with other Rowntree’s products and similar sweets. Containing no artificial sweeteners, the lineup features soluble corn fibre to reduce the amount of sugar and increase fibre content. 


Asda: Heart-shaped Pizza

ASDA Valentines pizza

Price: £4
Available: Asda pizza counters and online now

Asda has brought back its popular heart-shaped pizzas in time for Valentine’s Day, available at Asda’s pizza counters and online. Priced at £4 individually, shoppers who pick up one Valentines pizza and one bottle of Extra Special Prosecco (£8) will also receive £1.50 in their Asda Rewards cash pots.


Gail’s: Baked Treats

Gails Lips Valentines

Hot Lips Biscuits – £3/each
Raspberry Iced Buns – £3/each or a Box of 3/£9 or Box of 6/£18
Rhubarb & Ricotta cake – £3.95
breakfast in Bed Hamper for Two – £26
Available: Gail’s Bakery

Gail’s is releasing a variety of love-themed bakery items for Valentine’s Day including a Breakfast in Bed hamper – containing a cinnamon bun, a plain croissant, a wasteless loaf, a stick of whey butter, a jar of Seville orange marmalade and two small bottles of orange juice. 


London Chocolate Company: Chocolate Gift Sets

Untitled design

Madagascan Chocolate 70% – £7.29/62g
Mexican Chocolate 70% – £8.99/62g
Tanzanian Chocolate 70% – £7.29/62g
Dominican Republic Hot Chocolate 70% – £13.49/180g
Salted Caramel Truffles – £24.99/250g
Columbian Chocolate 70% – £8.99/62g
Available: Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market come up with a range of decadent sweet treats designed to impress that special someone. Among its selection and now exclusive to its seven London stores, is the London Chocolate Company: the newest luxury, luscious, rich and sweet chocolate collection made in the heart of London.

All chocolate is single origin, made with two ingredients – fine flavour cacao and natural cane sugar.

The chocs come in sleek black boxes with an origin-inspired graphic design, making for a unique Valentine’s Day gift. The salted caramel chocolate truffles are limited edition this February.


Sainsbury’s: Sweet Treats

Untitled design

You Make Me Hoppy Milk Chocolate Frogs – £2.50/45g
Happy Valentine’s Day Chocolate Hearts – £2.50/75g
You’re One in a Melon Fizzy Watermelon Gummy Sweets – £2/100g
Available: Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s has released packs of solid milk chocolate frogs, sour watermelon flavour gums and chocoate hearts made with milk chocolate, white chocolate with sugar sprinkles and pink strawberry.


Lidl: Valentine’s 

Untitled design (1)

For You Heart Shaped Macarons (Vanilla, Strawberry & Raspberry) – £2.99
For You Heart Shaped Grana Padano DOP – £2.49
For You Gnocci Hearts – £1.99
For You Heart Shaped Mochis – £3.99
For You Pizza Heart with Tomato Sauce & Mozzarella – £2.49
For You Heart Shaped chicken Nuggets – £2.49
Leone Rose ice cream Cone – £2.49
Available: Lidl from 9 February 

Lidll’s Valentine’s-themed products this year include items such as heart-shaped mochis, heart-shaped pizza, and heart-shaped chicken nuggets. The range is available while stocks last from 9 February.


Bailey’s: Strawberries & Cream Truffles


Price: £6
Available: Asda

On top of the yearly launch of Baileys’ Chocolate Strawberries & Cream Hearts, it is launching new Strawberries & Cream Truffles, saying “the Baileys Strawberries & Cream Truffles perfectly blend the luxurious taste of fresh strawberries and cream, with the iconic taste of Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur for a velvety smooth cream filling encased in a crisp milk chocolate shell”.