Category Archives: Chocolate

Unilever introduces Magnum ice cream bars with ruby chocolate

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Unilever has launched new Magnum ice cream bars featuring ruby chocolate in a move to offer “the ultimate luxury ice cream experience”. Magnum Ruby Minis contain sweet cream ice cream that Unilever said allows the ruby chocolate coating to shine best. “As the chocolatiers of ice cream, we’re uniquely positioned to launch the first ice cream featuring this new chocolate… Read more »

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Delysia Chocolatier Awarded as a Top 3 Chocolatier in the Americas

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Delysia Chocolatier was awarded as a Top 3 Chocolatier in the Americas with the highest honor, Six Star Award: Grand Master by the International Chocolate Salon Awards for the 2019 Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America. The Austin-based chocolatier has been recognized as a Grand Master for four years running, and as a Top 10 Chocolatier in the Americas since… Read more »

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Ethiquable to build organic fair trade chocolate plant

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French fair trade co-operative Ethiquable plans to invest EUR15m (US$16.7m) in an organic chocolate plant. The facility will be located in Fleurance, south-west France, and will open in spring 2021 with an annual production capacity of 1,300 tonnes. The project, in association with Peruvian cocoa producer and processor Norandino, will partly be funded by state bank CDC. Ethiquable produces a… 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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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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