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French pastry wars: Pain au chocolat versus chocolatine

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Amid calls for “chocolatine” to be added to the French dictionary, we take a look at a debate that has divided France for centuries – what is the name of the chocolate-filled pastry treat? When you walk into the corner bakery craving that iconic, buttery, flaky pastry with a dark chocolate center, do you ask for a pain au chocolat… Read more »


Sprayable Chocolate And Ketchup?

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Soon we all could be spraying our chocolate onto our food. A new survey commissioned by Honeywell looked at consumer attitudes toward aerosols and what applications they would like to see in the future. The survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults found that two-thirds (66 percent) would use some type of food and household product if it were available… Read more »


Childhood reminders drive confectionery consumption

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Consumers are feeling busier than ever, but at the same time disposable incomes are rising. This means that consumers are able to treat themselves more regularly with nostalgic products, Canadean finds. According to a global survey conducted by the research company in 2015, six out of 10 respondents find products which remind them of their childhood and simpler times either… Read more »


Puratos releases results of global survey

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During a customer event in Chicago at the end of last week, Puratos has released the results of a large-scale in-depth survey into consumer attitudes and choices related to bakery, pastry, patisserie and chocolate. Both the survey and the event are part of Taste Tomorrow, an initiative started earlier this year by Puratos Group to offer its customers insights into consumer behaviour and to inspire them to innovate their businesses. The results of the survey include ten major trends with global reference and uncover clear differences between emerging and established markets.