Chocolate

Two buyers have shown interest in acquiring Pemberton's

Pemberton’s chocolates wins a reprieve

By Anne Bruce

Welsh premium chocolate factory Pemberton’s has had a reprieve from closure, after two potential buyers have expressed interest in acquiring the business.

Dark chocolate does not give you a 'workout', insists NHS

Dark chocolate does not give you a 'workout', insists NHS

By Ben Bouckley

Dark chocolate does not 'give you a workout', the UK National Health Service (NHS) has insisted, as it reacted to 'misleading newspaper headlines" that suggested such effects in light of a small-scale study of 25 mice.

Belgian firm gears-up for first ever UK stevia chocolate launch

Belgian firm gears-up for first ever UK stevia chocolate launch

By Ben Bouckley

Belgian chocolate firm Cavalier has confirmed that it is planning to launch the UK's first chocolate range containing stevia from January next year, while other launches across the EU will also follow initial listings in Belgium from November.

Chocolate earnings climb 9 per cent for Kraft; gum growth flat

Chocolate earnings climb 9 per cent for Kraft; gum growth flat

By Jane Byrne

Kraft, in its second quarter results, reports continuing challenges ahead for its gum and candy division in developed markets, and claims the Cadbury takeover is a fundamental earnings driver, with its global chocolate earnings up 9 per cent.

Magic Choc: Could it be the confectioner's answer to Play-Doh?

Non-melting chocolate promises sweet success

By Mike Stones

Children and parents can say goodbye to sticky faces and fingers and stained clothes thanks to the globe’s first non-melting chocolate, claims confectionery manufacturer Choc-o-Bloc.