Cocoa and Chocolate

Sustainable Cocoa Horizons chocolate coming to Brach’s portfolio

Ferrara Candy Co.

The Ferrara Candy Co. brand has reformulated its chocolate recipe for all of its double-dipped products and many of its other chocolates, including double-dipped peanuts, chocolate-covered almonds and malt balls. Brach’s worked with the Cocoa Horizons Foundation to supply the chocolate and retool the formula. The process complements inclusions and through increased caramelization provides creamier…

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Mars Wrigley runs ‘sweetest’ internship for second year

Mars Wrigley

For the second year in a row, the world’s sweetest internship seeks applicants interested in developing communication skills while experiencing the development and manufacturing of iconic confections. This year, two paid interns will wok for eight to 12 weeks in either the company’s global headquarters in Chicago or in the US headquarters at the Market…

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Indulge in Konditor & Cook’s Easter Collection x Paul A. Young

Konditor & Cook

This Easter, Konditor & Cook continue to spread joy through cake with a decadent collection of irresistible bakes and a luxury chocolate partnership with Paul A. Young. The Konditor & Cook x Paul A. Young range includes milk, dark and limited-edition eggs and are available exclusively at Konditor & Cook. The milk and dark chocolate eggs…

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Godiva to sell select assets to MBK Partners to fuel business growth

Godiva Chocolatier

Godiva Chocolatier, owned by Yildiz Holding, is selling select assets to MBK Partners as part of a global strategy to grow the business fivefold. Under the terms of the transaction, MBK Partners will purchase the retail and distribution operations in four of Godiva’s 100-plus markets; Japan, South Korea, Australia and the future rights to develop…

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Cachao, Spanish luxury plant-based chocolate brand, launches in UK

Cachao

Brand responds to British demand for high quality vegan chocolate with handmade and organic bean-to-bar chocolate created by renowned chocolatier, Tino Wolter. Cachao, one of Spain’s luxury chocolate brands that produces handmade, organic and plant-based bean-to-bar chocolate on the Balearic Island of Mallorca is now available in the UK for the first time. Cachao is…

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Carob powder may replace cocoa for phytosterol-rich muffins

Plant Foods for Human Nutrition

A new study suggests that carob powder may provide a cheaper alternative to cocoa powder in muffins by helping to reduce sugar and increase phytosterol and isoflavone levels. Data published in Plant Foods for Human Nutrition indicated that carob powder increased total phytosterol content by 17% and levels of the isoflavone genistein by 18%. In…

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KitKat launches new Senses and pushes Ruby variant out across the UK

KitKat

KitKat Senses now available as indulgent single bars as Ruby Chocolate variation goes on sale nationwide across the UK. Nestle has announced that the Ruby chocolate version of its four finger KitKat will appear in UK retailers nationwide from this month following a successful launch in Tesco supermarket last year. The unique KitKat is coated…

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Paul A Young launches Monet inspired easter collection for 2019

Blurring the lines between art and chocolate, the UK’s greatest chocolatier Paul A Young has designed an Easter collection that reflects the Spring season. Allowing consumers to eat with their eyes too, Paul has been inspired by the impressionist artist Monet to create a collection with a decorative palette of layered spring colours and shimmers…

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Cachao, Spanish luxury plant-based chocolate brand, launches in UK

Brand responds to British demand for high quality vegan chocolate with handmade and organic bean-to-bar chocolate created by renowned chocolatier, Tino Wolter. Cachao, one of Spain’s luxury chocolate brands that produces handmade, organic and plant-based bean-to-bar chocolate on the Balearic Island of Mallorca is now available in the UK for the first time. Cachao is…

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