London start-up Kaakao managed to overcome texture and flavour challenges when sweetening its chocolate with dates instead of sugar but the regulatory challenge - the EU definition of chocolate - is proving to be more difficult.
Following news of Anthony Bourdain's recent death, Good & Evil chocolate bars were suddenly pulled from its producer Éclat Chocolate’s website as owner Christopher Curtin said the decision was made out of respect towards the celebrity chef.
Confectioner Master Chewing Gum & Candies plans to bring its sugar- and aspartame-free mastic gum to the US, as it believes consumer’s dissatisfaction with the traditional gum flavors and packaging is to blame for the declining category sales.
Far from being cocoa's poor cousin, carob powder is the ideal ingredient for healthy confectionery for kids, mimicking the "shine, snap and silky smooth texture" of milk chocolate without the stimulants caffeine and theobromine, says Supertreats...
Baking chocolate is a niche category that walks on a fine line between confections and bakery, but startup Artisan Kettle Organic Chocolate has found great opportunity in it and is ready to make its products prevail throughout the year.