National Truffle Day is observed annually on May 2nd. On this day, the deliciously sweet chocolate truffle gets the spotlight. This chocolate confectionery is traditionally made with a chocolate ganache center coated in chocolate, icing, cocoa powder, chopped nuts or coconut. The truffle may be filled with other fillings such as cream, melted chocolate, caramel, nuts, fruit, nougat, fudge, toffee,… Read more »
The International Chocolate Salon has announced the winners of its 2013 Top Truffle Artistry Competition. Twelve judges representing a mix of editors, including Candy Industry’s Bernie Pacyniak, authors and topic experts each sampled an array of truffles and then voted for their favorites in a variety of categories, including: best ingredient combinations, best use of color and best truffle, and… Read more »
Belgian chocolatier Duc d’O, the biggest producer of flaked chocolate truffles in the world, renews its brand following extensive consumer research. Result: a striking new look & feel and clear positioning, sure to catch attention in retail points of sale.