Category Archives: Chocolate

The surprising country that produces the most chocolate

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It’s World Chocolate Day (07/07/2017), apparently. What better excuse to gorge on Toblerone like Alan Partridge? But which country is the king of chocolate? Below we’ve listed the top 10 exporters of chocolate last year. And Switzerland isn’t number one. Just missing out on the top 10 were Mexico, Russia, Spain, Austria and Turkey, while 79.4 per cent of all… Read more »

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Chocolate Boosts Your Brain Power, New Study Finds

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Italian scientists have found that a daily dose of cocoa acts as a dietary supplement to counteract different types of cognitive decline. They found regularly eating cocoa was linked to improvements in working memory and visual information processing and cocoa could be particularly beneficial for certain people. Cocoa, is the dried and fermented bean from the cocoa tree used to… Read more »

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Barry Callebaut opens its 20th Chocolate Academy center in Milan, Italy, led by world champion Davide Comaschi

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Milan – the Italian capital of chocolate, June 19, 2017: Together with Davide Comaschi, winner of 2013’s World Chocolate Masters, we had the pleasure to inaugurate our 20th CHOCOLATE ACADEMY center, accompanied by some of our senior management members, sponsors and renowned chefs.

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Seasonal Chocolate Popularity

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New research from Mintel reveals that seasonal launches accounted for one quarter of chocolate new product launches in 2016, the biggest area of chocolate new product development. “Our research shows that seasonal chocolate tops all chocolate new product development, a testament to the popularity of seasonal treats among consumers across the globe. This reflects the fact that these products are… Read more »

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The Origins of Chocolate in Baked Goods

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In California, just about any chef can tell you the name of the farm where their lemons came from. So it should be little surprise to see a similar trend popping up in the chocolate business.

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Barry Callebaut presents new range of awesome fillings at ISM

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Barry Callebaut will be launching a new range of fillings for confectionary and bakery creations. The awesome fillings of the world’s leading manufacturer of high quality chocolate and cocoa products are the answer to satisfy consumer needs for premium, multisensory experiences. The new range enables professionals worldwide to work with delicious chocolate and fruit fillings with low water activity.

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