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.
AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association) will bring a US-centric selection of intelligent packaging to its American audience, launching its first World Congress in New Jersey next year.
Bean-to-bar chocolate brand Sol Cacao has secured its first Whole Foods listing in Harlem, New York City, but its founders say it is uncertain if their chocolate prices will decrease because of the Amazon acquisition.
Barkeater Chocolates recently upgraded the packaging of its chocolate bar range from plastic sleeves to paperboard boxes to “modernize the look and make the prominent ingredients stand out easily to the consumer”.