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
Droga Chocolates has been highlighted in a special video series created by AT&T to launch its new Business Circle community.
Date Lady has introduced an organic, non-GMO, kosher, and nut-free chocolate spread sweetened naturally from date syrup, an ancient sweetener.
The Hampton Chocolate Factory has made its debut with a line of luxury chocolate bars, bonbons, and other confections.
Some customers can eat only gluten-free or sugar-free sweets—others simply prefer candy without artificial flavors or GMOs. Whatever the case, confections are evolving to meet the needs of the modern diet.
By combining beer and candy—and taking advantage of their complementary and contrasting flavors—confectioners are brewing up new treats with a kick.
Chocolate And Confectionery Trends
The cuisine of this region of Mexico—particularly its mole—continues to be popular with star chefs and consumers across the country. And now Oaxaca’s distinctive mezcal is finding huge success stateside.
Peanut butter and jelly has grown up, spreading beyond sandwiches into food categories such as chocolate bars and trail mix. Part of this classic flavor combo’s success in transcending the school lunchroom is the power of nostalgia, as it reminds consumers of childhood. New products ...
New Product News: Chocolate And Confectionery
In time for Easter and Mother’s Day gifts, Chuao Chocolatier has launched its new Ooh Ahh Almond bar along with seasonal spring offerings.
Hammond's Candies expanded its line of gourmet chocolate bars with the addition of the Whoopie Pie chocolate bar, a thick dark chocolate shell bar with cream filling.
Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company has launched its new line of Cube gift boxes, made with fair trade certified cocoa and cane sugar.
Managing Chocolate And Confectionery
In just two short years, Torie & Howard Hard Candy has amassed thousands of customers, been lauded in major publications, and is available at more than 3,500 retailers such as Barnes & Noble and Whole Foods Market, smaller specialty stores, and even hotels, casinos, and ...
This year’s bounty of openings in the Bay Area is a locavore’s delight, featuring intriguing new stores and bakeries that celebrate locally sourced ingredients.
Category Flavor Trends
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Marich 2014 Spring Collection
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