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Gutsii chocolate bars bring a funky health kick into the snacking arena

Established in 2015 in Australia, Gutsii offers simple and functional food products that âheal and nourish the bodyâ


Mondelēz announces partnership with food business incubator, The Hatchery Chicago

Tie-up with Mondelēz International will create opportunities for entrepreneurs and community members to access the mentorship and industry expertise, says The Hatchery.


Mars aims for ‘a deforestation-free global cocoa supply chain by 2025’

Confectionery giant has shared detailed action plans for Cote dâIvoire and Ghana, where over 65% of the worldâs cocoa is grown as well as timelines for Indonesia, Brazil, Cameroon and Ecuador.


Popular right now: Our top five confectionery and chocolate stories on social media

From, Derek Chambersâs speech to the CMAA, to a podcast on the cadmium crisis in Ecuadorâs cocoa industry, and our exclusive article on Blockchain technology, here we reveal the top five stories trending across our social media channels this week.


Rule Breaker Snacks raises funds for bite-sized vegan brownies

Rule Breaker Snacks, one of the first companies in PepsiCoâs incubator program, asked fans to chip in to a Kickstarter campaign to boost production of its new bite-sized brownie snack.


Nestlé's historic Rowntree’s brand gets a new look for 2019 while Randoms range expands

Randoms Sours, Squishâems and Foamies join brandâs limited edition Easter Mix but itâs farewell to old Tooty Frooties, says confectionery giant.


Archer Daniels adds another natural citrus to the mix with Ziegler Group acquisition

The agriculture and nutrition company will acquire the German provider of natural citrus flavor ingredients for an undisclosed amount, pending approval by the end of the second quarter.


‘Massive blow’ as Fox’s Biscuits to axe 250 jobs

2 Sisters Food Group is axing 250 jobs at Foxâs Biscuits in Uttoxeter, UK, because it is a âloss making siteâ.


Chupa Chups cleared of targeting HFSS products to children, ASA rules

A website, three Facebook posts and a YouTube video for Chupa Chups, were ruled not to be in breach of UK advertising regulations relating to HFSS, said the Advertising Standards Authority.


Ecuador’s sustainable cocoa future after cadmium

Ecuadorâs efforts to create value at origin could be damaged by the EUâs recent regulation of heavy metal cadmium in chocolate, claims the president of the countryâs cocoa export association.

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