Posts Tagged ‘cocoa’

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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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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Boost for Ghanaian cocoa farmers as they can now own their own timber trees

For the first time through their local government, cocoa farmers in Ghana have now been given the possibility to register the ownership of timber trees on their farms. The decision comes around about a year since many organisations and key players within the chocolate, cocoa and agricultural sectors – such as Sustainable Food Lab and…

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Cocoa bean forecast released by The International Cocoa Organisation

The study into world production and surplus/deficit is now available, drawing comparisons between previous cocoa trading statistics and the future outlook The International Cocoa Organisation has now released its first forecasts for the 2016/17 cocoa year, and revised estimates of world production, grindings, and stocks of cocoa beans for 2015/16. The data, published in Issue…

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Provocative film challenges consumers to rethink unethical purchasing

Collaboration between AMV BBDO and the Fairtrade Foundation to raise awareness for the exploitation of farmers overseas In the aftermath of Britain’s decision to leave the EU, debate surrounding the future of international trade continues unabated. Yet one area yet to receive adequate airtime is how cocoa growers in underprivileged parts of the world will…

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