A new chocolate product is the first to be endorsed by
Toothfriendly International as being harmless to teeth, despite it
containing sugar, the manufacturer claims.
Barry Callebaut is moving in on the expanding chocolate market in
Japan through a new alliance with confectionery company Morinaga.
A chocolate emulsifier ingredient from Palsgaard can now be used by
US manufacturers to replace the commonly-used soy lecithin,
following its recent approval by the nation's regulator.
A new filter bag can make pipeting quicker and easier when testing
thick, pasty foods such as chocolate in the lab, claims its
In a bid to take advantage of the boom in demand for fortified
chocolates, a manufacturer claims to have developed a product
that benefits those with Type-2 diabetes or high cholesterol.
This week's news briefs include Nestle's new CEO, squeezy chocolate
in a bottle, and Cadbury closing factories.
US moves to redefine chocolate have come under further criticism by
some of the leading players in the industry.
Barry Callebaut has sold its Brach's confectionery business to
Farley's & Sathers following the slow growth of the US private
label market, the company announced yesterday.
A roundup of a few more confectionery stories from this week; Barry
Callebaut, Ferrero, and potential death by chocolate.
UK based Nestle Rowntree has re-launched its Milkybar brand with
all-natural ingredients, taking advantage of current concern for
Mars has launched two new products in US under its M&M's
brand in a bid to cater to consumers looking for "healthier"
A new Nestle-backed campaign in Australia is promoting the health
benefits of dark chocolate to doctors, dieticians and
Scientists from the University of Oxford claim they have found
similarities in brain activity between those addicted to drugs and
those addicted to chocolate.
A new hot chocolate sold in vending machine is a novel addition to
the growing market for drinkable and eatable beauty products.
Sales of health and premium products are driving growth in the US
chocolate market, offsetting poorer sales in other chocolate