The Licensing Company North America has launched a chocolate collection of Beam Global Spirits and Wine's Courvoisier Cognac brand in the US.

Beam previewed the chocolate truffle range - a collaboration with chocolate maker Bissinger's - at the Fancy Food Show, in San Francisco earlier this month.

The truffles combine a version of Courvoisier's XO blend with 55% dark chocolate and are presented in a black box bearing the gold Courvoisier crest.

Courvoisier truffles are available through the Bissinger network of stores in the US as well as from its website, and selected retailers globally.