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Barry Callebaut launches clean label Bensdorp new cocoa powders

Barry Callebaut has announced the expansion of its Bensdorp range to include Bensdorp Clean Brown and Bensdorp Clean Red c...

Coffee and chocolate from the Pacific Islands on show in Auckland this week

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Coffee and chocolate products from five Pacific Island countries will be showcased at the fourth C...

Investigation links chocolate production to destruction of National Parks

WASHINGTON D.C., U.S. – A new investigation by Mighty Earth, “Chocolate’s Dark Secret,” finds that a large amount of the c...

Barry Callebaut reveals today the fourth type in chocolate: Ruby

ZURICH, Switzerland – Today,  80 years after the launch of White chocolate as the third type after Dark and Milk, Barry Ca...

Ferrero International to join The Bridge at Cornell Tech in New York

NEW YORK - Forest City New York today announced that Ferrero International S.A., the Italian confectionary group and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of chocolates, will take space at The Bridge at Cornell Tech. The Bridge is a first-of-its-kind building that will house an extraordinary mix of cutting-edge companies working alongside ...

Sigep, Italian Artisan Gelato’s Great Worldwide Ambassador

RIMINI, Italy - -A two-year trip round the world, with two different tours. Demanding, stimulating and definitely… “sweet”...

Nutella maker rumoured to be targeting Nestlé’s sweet confectionery

MILAN – Ferrero SpA, the maker of Nutella spread, and the third biggest chocolate producer and confectionery company in the world, has the sweet snack division of Nestlé U.S. in its sights, according to reports. For Ferrero, this would be an unprecedented attack on the lucrative U.S. market as well as its biggest takeover in its history ...

Coco Loko: You can now buy chocolate powder to snort. But is it safe?

WASHINGTON, U.S. – If news reports are to be believed, health-conscious club-goers have a new drug of choice—instead of cocaine, they’re snorting chocolate. Chocolate snuff, designed in 2007 for the birthday party of two members of the Rolling Stones, has made its way through Europe’s club scene in recent years.

The countdown is officially under way on the run-up to Sigep 2018

RIMINI, Italy – The countdown is officially under way on the run-up to SIGEP, the International Trade Show of artisan gelato, pastry, bakery and the coffee world, organized by Italian Exhibition Group, which maintains and renews its undisputed leadership at international level.

Swiss government assists Ghana to increase cocoa production, add value

ACCRA, Ghana – Ghana and Switzerland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at increasing cocoa production and adding value to raw cocoa beans. The two countries have also agreed to increase their volume of trade in the areas of gold and cocoa from Ghana and chemicals, pharmaceuticals and other products from Switzerland.