Couture cookies anyone? Upscale shopping sprees and sweet delights is a “Wow” pleasing experience. Now you can treat yourself to some shop therapy and indulge in a sugar fix. Bloomingdale’s and Marianberry have entered into a sweet and scrumptious partnership, launching “the best jam cookies” in nine Bloomingdale’s stores.
Mother-daughter duo, Marian LaRaia and Ali LaRaia, started their start-up company from Glen Rock, New Jersey. With 35 years of industry experience, this is the first food endeavor they can all their own. Marianberry comes from the the complex blackberry hybrid, marionberry, cultivated only in Oregon. Ali LaRaia discovered the fruit while living on the West Coast, and immediately noted its unique flavor. The cookielicious line will include the signature Marianberry Linzer in addition to Biscotti Bites, Suzy Shortbreads, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, and Spiced Pumpkin Vegan Cookies. Additionally, the SoHo, Aventura and Chestnut Hill locations will carry Honey Crunch Dog Cookies for your treat lovin’ pooches.