Cocoa and Chocolate

NOMO launches first ever nut-free Hazelnot choc bar

Anyone with a nut allergy or intolerance no longer needs to miss out on delicious chocolate as NOMO has launched the first ever Nut Free Hazelnot Crunch Choc Bar

Anyone with a nut allergy or intolerance no longer needs to miss out on delicious chocolate as NOMO has launched the first ever Nut Free Hazelnot Crunch Choc Bar. This comes as welcome news to the 71% of people with a nut allergy who say they often feel left out of social gatherings because of…

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Nestlé partners with Deliveroo

Nestlé has joined forces with Deliveroo’s Essentials delivery platform to make sure consumers can still get some of their favourite items without the need to pop to the shop.

You can now have KitKats delivered directly to your door, just like your favourite takeaway. Nestlé has joined forces with Deliveroo’s Essentials delivery platform to make sure consumers can still get some of their favourite items without the need to pop to the shop. Now you can order a variety of chocolate, sweets or snacks, including KitKat two finger bars, Fruit…

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Olam Cocoa donates food and medical supplies across Africa

Olam Cocoa donate food and medical supplies across Africa during pandemic

Olam Cocoa has announced a package of support to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and important medical supplies to cocoa farming communities tackling COVID-19 across Central and West Africa. Farming cooperatives, hospitals and health centres will receive much-needed equipment including face masks, surgical gloves, hand sanitiser, thermometers and hands-free washing stations. Vulnerable communities will also…

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Love Cocoa launch two luxury eggs for Easter

Love Cocoa launch two new Easter products

Love Cocoa, the British chocolate brand created by James has launched two luxury eggs including a vegan-friendly option, all handmade here in Great Britain. True to the brand’s ethical, sustainable roots, the products are palm oil free with 100% recyclable packaging that’s also plastic free. The products will be available via Ocado from March, marking…

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Mondelēz International pledges support during COVID-19 crisis

Mondelēz International pledges support during COVID-19 crisis

Mondelēz International, Inc. has announced it will donate $15 million in financial and in-kind support to community partners advancing critical food stability and emergency relief efforts across the world in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. “Managing through and recovering from this global crisis will take everyone’s support and I am pleased we’re standing up…

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CHOCOVISION Conference postponed due to Coronavirus

CHOCOVISION postponed until 2021

Due to COVID-19,  the CHOCOVISION conference 2020 event has announced it has been postponed until June 2021. The business conference updated its LinkedIn profile with a statement announcing the news, stating “the new date will be announced in due course,” and urging people to “stay safe & healthy!” This is a difficult decision which has…

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Nestlé launches limited-edition personalised KitKats online

Nestlé launches limited edition personalised KitKats for Mother's Day

Nestlé has announced it has launched a luxury, handcrafted KitKat that’s personalised from now until the end of April 2020, the KitKat Chocolatory is available directly from Nestlé through a new online shop (www.kitkatchocolatory.co.uk). The web shop marks Nestlé’s first ever move into a direct-to-consumer offering for its UK confectionery business. The KitKat Chocolatory brings with it a whole…

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Mondelēz International announces new Chief Information Officer

Javier Polit will be the new Chief Information Officer for Mondelez

Mondelēz International has announced that it has named Javier Polit as Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this role, he will be responsible for the company’s global information technology solutions and will report directly to Luca Zaramella, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective March 23, 2020. “We are very pleased to welcome Javier to…

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Curaleaf to acquire cannabis chocolates and gummies maker BlueKudu

Curaleaf acquires BlueKudu

US-based cannabis retail operator Curaleaf Holdings will acquire BlueKudu, a Colorado-based producer of cannabis chocolates and gummies. Neither company has divulged any of the deal’s financial details. Curaleaf CEO Joe Lusardi said: “Colorado is the second largest cannabis market in the US with sales surpassing $1.7bn in 2019. With over eight years of operating history,…

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