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Study shows cocoa helps temper the anxiety-producing effects of caffeine

NEW YORK, U.S. – Deep down, we always knew it, but science is proving that cocoa and caffeine are indeed the best marriage ever. Clarkson University researcher Ali Boolani recently completed a study that explores the powers of these two dark delights. The assistant professor of physical therapy and physician assistant studies teamed up ...

Reviving cocoa farms in Puerto Rico, after centuries of destruction

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The dream of reviving Puerto Rico's chocolate tradition took root in Juan Carlos Vizcarrondo's mind years ago. He's always been obsessed with flowers and trees. As a boy, he planted so much greenery in his mother's backyard, there was hardly room to walk.

Brits spend more a month on coffee than they would on life insurance

LONDON, UK – Recent figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that people in the UK spend more per week o...

Cocoa Processing Company runs out of chocolate ahead of Valentine Day

ACCRA, Ghana – The Kumasi Office of the Cocoa Processing Company (CPC), Ghana’s chocolate producers, has run out of the su...

Mondelez hunting for chocolate taster to take on ‘best job in the world’

READING, UK – Home to some of the nation’s best loved brands including Cadbury, Oreo and Maynards Bassetts, Mondelez is lo...

Milk chocolate versus dark chocolate: A scientific showdown (video)

WASHINGTON, U.S. – Valentine's Day is nearly here. Whether you're spending it with your significant other or flying solo, chocolate is often in the mix. But which is the better ...

The two sisters reviving Ghana’s chocolate business with ’57 chocolate brand

ACRRA, Ghana – ’57 Chocolate is the pioneer bean to bar chocolate business in Ghana defined by creativity and luxury. This...

Barry Callebaut to present new range of fillings at ISM trade fair in Cologne

On the occasion of the ISM trade fair in Cologne, Barry Callebaut will be launching a new range of fillings for confection...

Raphael Felenbok appointed new General Manager of Barry Callebaut Switzerland

ZURICH, Switzerland – Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, has ...

Japan is the Junior World Confectionery Champion Italy second and France third

RIMINI, Italy – It was neck and neck to the last praline and in the end it was Japan who won the title of Junior World Pas...