Chocolate & Confectionery
In one of specialty foods’ most competitive categories, you’ll benefit from industry news about confectioners big and small, domestic and international; product innovations and flavor trends that keep customers coming back for more; and what movements like fair trade mean for your business.
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Chocolate And Confectionery News
The World Cocoa Foundation will donate $600,000 to fight Ebola and support prevention efforts in West Africa.
Master chocolatier Beth Tully, owner of Cocoa Dolce Artisan Chocolates, has announced that her products will be included at the new Whole Foods Market in Wichita, Kan.
Ivory Coast's government introduced stricter standards and regulations for its cocoa sector for the 2014-15 season, increasing its control over the market after a decade of liberalization.
From ornaments with cookies inside to chocolate stocking stuffers that include the stocking, these candies, truffles, lollipops and other confections are festive options for the season.
Four retailers talk about the custom flavors, healthful candies, international sweets and nostalgic treats that are driving sales.
Chocolate And Confectionery Trends
What will be satisfying your customers’ sweet tooth this year? The emphasis will likely be on sweet and citrusy flavors, savory-sweet combinations and products with a healthy twist.
New Product News: Chocolate And Confectionery
Chukar Cherries has expanded its gift selection with new biscotti, caramels, and a fall granola blend.
Tori & Howard's newest hard candy flavor is ready for shipment.
Divine Chocolate Inc., a Fair Trade company 33% owned by cocoa farmers, is introducing new flavors to its chocolate line and has promoted Troy Pearley to VP of Sales.
Managing Chocolate And Confectionery
Honoring each of the 12 days of Christmas, these 12 treats—some with holiday flavors and packaging—can be unexpected delights in a Christmas stocking. These sweet or savory items will appeal to adults and kids alike. The common thread (or red ribbon) tying them all together: ...
Over nine years, this innovative chocolate maker has created a successful brand through launching its own cafés, focusing on high-quality ingredients and regularly taking risks on unusual flavor combinations.
Category Flavor Trends
Spirits and herbs have emerged as the leading 2013 chocolate and candy trend predictions. Weigh in with your picks on Twitter using the button and hashtag below.
Sweet & Spicy Chocolate Bars
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