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Hershey Q3 results 2014: International blip
Third Quarter Results

Hershey lowers full-year forecast after international glitch

Hershey has lowered its full year guidance after a slowdown in Brazil and Mexico and a gross...

Cocoa processing declines in Q3
Q3 cocoa grind roundup

Combined cocoa ratio grinds down bean processing in Q3

A lower combined cocoa ratio has caused a decline in cocoa processing in Europe and Asia in...

Energy drink firms move into confectionery: Datamonitor

Changing tactics: Energy chew entrants imminent as drinks run out of steam

The confectionery market is poised to welcome a host of energy drink manufacturers looking to differentiate their...

Cocoa flavanols in chocolate insufficient to reverse memory decline

Cocoa flavanols may reverse memory decline, but not in chocolate, says Mars-backed study

A Mars-supported study suggests that cocoa flavanols in a functional drink may reverse age-related memory decline, but...

Wholesale chocolate price hikes may harm emerging markets

Be wary of wholesale chocolate price hikes, warns Euromonitor

Chocolate makers should ensure that wholesale price increases do not stunt growth in the emerging markets, says...

Certified cocoa after the ISO/CEN standard

Is there a place for certified cocoa after the ISO/CEN sustainability standard?

Certified cocoa bodies can co-exist with an international standard for sustainable cocoa that will be finalized in...

Barry Callebaut to spend $11.5m on Brazilian plant expansion
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Barry Callebaut to spend $11.5m on Brazilian plant expansion

Barry Callebaut will increase capacity at its factory in Extrema, Minas Gerais in Brazil in anticipation of...

Chewing gum and gingivitis inhibition research

Sugar free gum may inhibit gingivitis, say researchers

Xylitol and maltitol-sweetened chewing gum may inhibit gingivitis, but consumers won't get additional benefits if they already...

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