Classic teardrop-shaped chocolate chips have been around for decades. But they recently got a makeover to improve their tastiness. The California company Dandelion Chocolate teamed up with industrial designer Remy Labesque. The result? A thin chip that melts on your tongue but holds its shape when baked.
Labesque’s chip looks like a flattened diamond. He discovered that some of the chip’s sides need to be thicker than others for the chip to remain a chunk in the oven. The thinnest edges of this chip are about as wide as a paper clip. The company is thrilled with Labesque’s new design. “We paid him in chocolate,” jokes Jennifer Roy of Dandelion Chocolate.