The overriding theme at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) annual State of the Industry Summit, held in Chicago, was one of evolution. The old convenience store model of ‘smokes, cokes and gasoline’ has morphed into a more complex retail...
From Lumina’s deep dive into cocoa origins to Nestle’s ‘Llama drama’ Smarties - and Tony’s Chocolonely London launch, here we reveal the top five stories trending across our social media channels this week.
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.
Former Fannie May executive Steve Druckman provides strategic leadership across 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc, Simply Chocolate and Cheryl’s Cookies, bringing his vast experience in the confectionery industry to launch new products and innovative offerings...
Tony’s Chocolonely, ‘crazy about chocolate, serious about people’, brings its mission to the UK to make ‘100% slave free the norm’ in chocolate – and starts with a hard-hitting launch in London’s Soho.