Editor's Blog

 CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS: Mike Stevens, Master of Mints, Peppersmith

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CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS: Mike Stevens, Master of Mints, Peppersmith

By Anthony Myers

Peppersmith, don’t ask where the name came from, make sugar free mints and gum using a ‘clever little plant based ingredient called xylito’. Mike Stevens is co-founder and ‘Master of Mints’ and he tells why his company is blowing fresh air into the gum...

Bahia notebook: Why is rubber so important to the growing of cocoa in Brazil? - Video

WCF Conference, Sao Paulo

Bahia notebook: Why is rubber so important to the growing of cocoa in Brazil?

By Anthony Myers

As part of a field trip for delegates at the World Cocoa Foundation Partnership Meeting in Sao Paulo in October, the WCF organized a visit to CEPLAC so industry experts could see for themselves the work being carried out to not only help and promote Brazil's...

The Hilton São Paulo Morumbi is the location for this year's WCF Partnership Meeting. Pic: Anthony Myers

WCF Partnership Meeting

Spotlight on South America from the World Cocoa Foundation Conference

By Anthony Myers

As industry leaders, government ministers and representatives from cocoa growing communities gather in Sao Paulo for a WCF Partnership Meeting, we look at what Latin America has to offer in terms of cocoa production, quality, sustainability and diversity.

Sam Part. Pic: Candy Mechanics

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CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS: Sam Part, CEO Candy Mechanics

By Anthony Myers

Sam Part, the 26-year-old designer, entrepreneur and CEO of Candy Mechanics, is our guest today. Sam has successfully raised £400,000 ($520,000) to extend partnerships within the confectionery industry.

Brett Beach

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CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS: Brett Beach, director MIA

By Anthony Myers

Creative Conversations is ConfectioneryNews’s new online series profiling influential people working in the confectionery industry. Brett Beach, director, MIA, an ethical bean-to-bar chocolate producer, is our guest today.

Guest Blog: ‘Cocoa farmers’ voices’

Guest blog

‘Cocoa farmers’ voices’

By Zoë Genova

Zoë Genova, membership & outreach associate for the World Cocoa Foundation, samples the sights, sounds and tastes of her first field trip to Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana’s cocoa growing communities.

Alex Tyumenin

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CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS: Alex Tyumenin

By Anthony Myers

Creative Conversations is ConfectioneryNews’s new online series profiling influential people working in the confectionery industry. Alex Tyumenin, MD, Chocolette Confectionary Ltd is our guest today.

The Great Ferrero Christmas Launch 2018 - video

Sweetspot

The Great Ferrero Christmas Launch 2018 - video

By Anthony Myers

In the first of our 'Sweetspot' video series, we look at the launch of Ferrero's Christmas range ... and how the company lived up to its reputation for putting on a good 'reception'!

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ConfectioneryNews seeks new editor

By Staff writer

ConfectioneryNews is looking for a new editor to oversee the leading global publication for chocolate & candy professionals.