Daily Archives: February 5, 2010

5 ways to celebrate chocolate

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Valentine’s Day is the perfect time for chocolate, and it’s never too early to plan for the sweet stuff. These recipes are all quick and easy to prepare. The first two make a single serving, so they’ll work well whether you celebrate with someone else or alone. Simply double the recipe for two. One of the following desserts is made… Read more »

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Purchasing habits informing packaging trends at Pro Sweets

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Factors such as ease of opening and resealable closures rather than sustainability of materials are driving upcoming packaging developments, claims Mondi Consumer Flexibles. The supplier, in collaboration with Fuji Packaging, launched a packaging concept at the industry trade show, Pro Sweets, in Cologne this week that it said is informed by a growing demand for convenient formats in addition to… Read more »

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Fats & Oils: Omega 3, 6, 9

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All fats are made of various mixtures of saturated and unsaturated (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated) fatty acids. All fatty acids are composed of chains of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms. Fatty acids are named and numbered based on how their carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms are arranged. “Omega-3”, “Omega-6”, and “Omega-9” are actually chains of unsaturated fatty acids categorized based on… Read more »

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