A Winter Dream snowmen range for children, featuring a hollow chocolate snowman, a tree decoration and a tin of miniatures, is spearheading the Christmas range from chocolatier Lindt.

Also new is a Treasure of the Tsars collection - a Russian doll Advent calendar, a tree decoration and a tin of miniature chocolate dolls.

The company is also bringing out miniature versions of its chocolate gold reindeer and Santa lines, as well as a plastic globe snowstorm featuring the reindeer.