Category Archives: Chocolate

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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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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Introducing Belcolade’s new Selection chocolates.

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Master Class Week Puratos believes it is vitally important there is a sustainable cocoa supply chain in the future. They have therefore launched Belcolade Selection Lait and Noir Cacao-Trace made with certified Cacao-Trace™ beans (CT C501/J and CT O3X5/J). The conventional Belcolade Selection range is already well known for its great taste and excellent performance, Belcolade Selection Lait and Noir… Read more »

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Bakers Sue Nestlé for Selling ‘Fake’ White Chocolate

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A group of bakers has filed a class-action suit against Nestlé, the world’s largest food company, claiming its white chocolate chips are not actually white chocolate, but are instead made with inferior hydrogenated oils. The complaint, filed in Santa Cruz County Superior Court, alleges that the Premier White Morsels sold by Nestlé skimp on cocoa butter and replace it with… Read more »

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Cargill introduces innovative sugar reduced chocolate capabilities to customers

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$5 million investment in Belgian Mouscron site to meet market demand for sugar reduced chocolate   Cargill has invested $5 million in its site in Mouscron (Belgium) to enhance its capabilities for producing chocolate with lower sugar levels. The investment allows for the introduction of a range of bespoke and innovative sugar reduced chocolate recipes to meet the increased consumer demand… Read more »

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Elevate desserts with chocolate

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A convenient way to add glamourous appeal to your sweet treats involves chocolate decorations. Dobla’s Decorating Kits are an easy and affordable way to beautifully decorate cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. The kits provide an efficient way to manage inventory and reduce SKU counts. Planning for production is a breeze, as each kit is designed with just enough delicious chocolate to make… Read more »

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Cadbury chocolate receives resentment for ‘diversity’ candy bar

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In something that seems out of Bizarro World, people are angry over chocolate. To be more specific, a chocolate’s branding. Cadbury recently received some backlash for a candy bar they released in India, featuring four different types of chocolate. The chocolate was meant to promote diversity with it’s blending of white, milk, light and dark flavors in celebration of India’s… Read more »

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