This café will be the first of 10 planned for the Northeast in 2019, followed by 2,000 locations worldwide. About a third will land in North and South America, a third in Asia and a third throughout the rest of the world.
Incorporating chocolate in local food applications is key to achieving market success for the category in China, according to Barry Callebaut, which expects to see launches of new products featuring its flagship Ruby chocolate increase this year.
San Francisco-based Guittard Chocolate Company has invested in farmer training to preserve chocolate flavours from cocoa growing regions and advance its sustainability mission, director of marketing Amy Guittard told FoodNavigator.
Ferrero has edged out Hostess to capture the cereal giant’s cookie, fruit snacks and ice cream cone family of brands, including Famous Amos, Murray’s and the Girl Scouts of the USA brand Little Brownie Bakers, plus Stretch Island and Fruity Snacks.