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Dove and CARE to set up savings and loan groups for women cocoa farmers

Mars Chocolate North America brand Dove has partnered with humanitarian organization CARE in a bid to empower women in Cote d’Ivoire.

CARE will work with cocoa communities in Cote d’Ivoire. Photo: iStock - pma2010
Sweets & Snacks Expo 2016

Snacking chocolate brand Brownie Brittle taps organic boom with new range

Snacking chocolate brand Brownie Brittle will be highlighting its first organic line at the upcoming Sweets & Snacks Expo as consumer interest in an organic diet grows.

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Project 7 sugar-free gums available at CVS as retailer promotes healthier items

Gourmet gum brand Project 7 has launched two of its sugar-free gums into CVS across the US as the drug store chain looks to promote healthier products to its customers.

M&M’s Red and Yellow characters team up with Marvel’s X-Men

Mars Chocolate North America will be hoping its new movie tie-up has the ‘x-factor’.

Dateline Southeast Asia

Sugar tax one step closer to implementation in Thailand

Plus: Vietnam’s PM: ’Whole political system’ responsible for food safety; Ifad approves US$30m grant to reduce malnutrition in rural Laos; and DSM sponsors senior fellowship at SMU.

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