Daily Archives: January 4, 2013

Dark Chocolate Cuts Stroke, Heart Disease Risk

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Chocolate lovers listen up. Eating flavanol-rich dark chocolate has been found to protect against the risk of heart disease and stroke by improving platelet function within two hours of consumption, according to a new study published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research.

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Mondelez licenses mobile barcode technology

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NeoMedia Technologies, pioneers in the mobile barcode industry, has granted Mondel?z Global a worldwide, non-exclusive license to the company’s patents related to mobile barcode resolution. In addition, Mondel?z has selected NeoMedia as an approved vendor for mobile barcode management solutions.

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Crème egg launches its fling-tatious personality

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Cadbury Creme Egg has returned with an integrated marketing campaign encouraging people to be impulsive and have a fling with Creme Egg during this year’s Creme Egg season, which ends 31 March.

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Discover how Barry Callebaut is gearing up for the chocolate of tomorrow at ISM 2013

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arry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, will be present at the upcoming ISM trade exhibition in Cologne, Germany from January 27 to January 30, 2013 (Booth C 10 D19). Visitors of the ISM will experience how Barry Callebaut responds to new consumer preferences, tastes, and values. As a pro-active solution-provider, Barry Callebaut is fully prepared for the growth opportunities already today: the company will not only present which trends will become most important for the chocolate world, but also how its unique, varied product range tap into these new opportunities.

A series of insights – today for tomorrow
Despite the current economic downturn, overall revenues on the chocolate market have remained stable. Neither do the chocolate market nor consumer preferences stop evolving: preferences are changing in terms of types, flavors and sizes of chocolate, as well as the values it represents. In addition, health aspects are growing increasingly important.

Barry Callebaut is known to be at the forefront when it comes to trends. At this year’s ISM, the company lives up to its reputation: based on a solid market analysis, Barry Callebaut has spotted a series of insights in the market, which are expected to influence consumers and define the chocolate market of tomorrow. More so, Barry Callebaut will also demonstrate how its comprehensive product range already responds today to the new growth opportunities of tomorrow.

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Global Forum for Food and Agriculture 2013

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By 2050 the world´s food supplies will need to sustain around nine billion people. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, in order to meet this goal annual investment totalling 83 billion Dollars is required.

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Don’t miss the 43rd International Sweets and Biscuits Fair

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Around 1,400 suppliers from about 70 countries will present the rich variety of confectionery and snack items in Cologne, Germany, from Jan. 27-30 at the 43rd International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (ISM). In addition to chocolate products there will be sugar confectionery, fine baked goods, snack products, ice cream and raw pastes.

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