Is the lure of antioxidant-enhancing dried fruit inclusions causing chocolate makers to think twice about experimenting with extreme flavors?

Dried fruit health halo prompts rise as chocolate inclusion

By Oliver Nieburg

Chocolate makers are increasingly opting for dried fruit inclusions over sharper flavor additions like chilli and nuts because of their perceived healthy image and flavor enhancing properties, according to confectionery equipment supplier Egan Food Technologies...

Lindt plans fully-traceable cocoa by 2020. 75% is currently traceable, mostly from Ghana.

A peek at Lindt’s sustainable cocoa commitments

By Oliver Nieburg examines the sustainable cocoa commitments of one of the leading premium chocolate makers, Lindt, after it announced a big charitable investment last week. 

Haribo alleges that the Lindt's Teddy infringes its trade mark on 'Gold Bear'

Haribo and Lindt in Gold Bear trademark dispute

By Oliver Nieburg

German candy firm Haribo and Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprüngli are locked in a legal battle in a German court over a trademark for products in the form of a golden bear.

H1 2012 pulls in more money for Lindt following stagnant 2011 sales

Sweeter start to 2012 for Lindt & Sprüngli

By Kacey Culliney

Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprüngli is off to a stronger start for 2012 with operating profits up 16% following stagnant results for last year.

Lindt's gold bunny deemed to lack distinctive character

Lindt chocolate bunny trademark gunned down by ECJ

By Oliver Nieburg

Lindt’s chocolate rabbit is devoid of any distinctive character, according to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which has ruled that the firm’s 3D-bunny-sign cannot be registered as a trademark in the EU.