Daily Archives: October 12, 2019

Reformulation can help food manufacturers – OECD

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Reformulation can benefit the food industry, enabling companies to reduce costs and target new consumer demands, the OECD has argued. A report by the OECD on obesity said such efforts would lead to manufacturers “attracting people from the health-conscious segment of the market” and suggested gradual reformulations be adopted to preserve sales with consumers “more likely to adjust to a new taste over… Read more »

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IBIE 2019 proves a record-shattering event with education and innovation

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Epiphany Masaganda, executive pastry chef of The Sailfish Club in Palm Beach, Florida, traveled across the country to attend the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) to learn about innovative breads because her restaurant is starting a bread program. Rachel Lawson, a baker at De La Terre Cafe and Bakery in Jordan, Ontario, Canada, wanted to sharpen her bread baking skills…. Read more »

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Hershey Is Opening A New Park Dedicated Completely To Chocolate Called “Chocolatetown”

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The chocolate heaven that already exists on Earth is about to get even better. You know Hersheypark? The theme park with more than 70 rides, a water park, and a zoo?? Just when you thought they couldn’t make things any better, they went ahead and announced that next year they’re opening “Chocolatetown,” which is exactly what you’re imagining and MORE…. Read more »

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The Christmas Chocolate Wars Are Well Underway And Ever So Posh

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Chocolate companies are gearing up for one of the biggest confectionary showdowns of the year. The “chocolate season” begins just before Halloween, taking in Christmas (which accounts for about a quarter of total annual sales in both the U.S and the U.K.), Valentines Day and ending in the consumption of Easter eggs (the busiest time of year for chocolate consumption)…. Read more »

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Science to Stabilize Sourdough Fermentation

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Scientists need to develop a method to stabilize sourdough fermentation. The science in developing sourdough baked goods with specific nutritional functionalities also needs to be perfected, Professor Marco Gobbetti (main picture) said at an event organized by Puratos Romania. “The industry needs to consider sourdough as a cell factory. It is a complex of microbes that, if guided well, can… Read more »

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World Champions Gelato between innovation and sustainability

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The big supporters of the Italian “fabulous team” of Coppa del Mondo della Gelateria, an event organized by SIGEP – Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) and Gelato e Cultura, from 19 to 21 January 2020 in the South Hall of the 41st International Trade Show of Artisan Gelato, Pastry, Bakery and the Coffee World – reveal trends and strategies to ride… Read more »

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Hershey’s First Official Chocolate Beer Is a Collaboration with Yuengling

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If you want to visit America’s best-known chocolate-themed amusement park and America’s oldest brewery, only one state can offer all of that excitement: Pennsylvania. The cities of Hershey, home to the iconic candy company, and Pottsville, home to the Yuengling Brewery, are only about 45 miles apart, but despite both brands’ history dating back to the 19th century, chocolate and… Read more »

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Salon du Chocolat 2020 opens in Seoul

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Korea’s leading chocolate & dessert show “Salon du Chocolat Seoul 2020” is welcoming its 6th edition in the Coex, Seoul from 10-12 January 2020. With a variety of chocolate and desserts on display, the show featured something for every palate. The chocolate and dessert industries’ status is rising in Korea. In recent years, the Korean dessert market is showing steep… Read more »

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This new blockchain chocolate bar is brought to you by the UN

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cocoaWhen you buy The Other Bar, you can donate back to cocoa farmers, supporting them planting more trees and earning a living wage. When you buy The Other Bar, an experimental new chocolate bar designed to fight global poverty, the candy comes with a choice: Inside the package, you can scan a code to donate a blockchain token to the… Read more »

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