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Slim Sugars: Mondelēz ships 30% less sugar Cadbury bars to India

The snacking and confection giant has unveiled a secondary version of its popular milk bar in India that will contain 30% less sugar than the original and no added artificial sweeteners.


Natural vanillin: Is it the stable flavor source the industry needs?

We sat down with the Solvay team at the recent International Food Technologistsâ annual expo in New Orleans, Louisiana, to discuss its expanded line of natural vanillin and why it matters as vanilla bean prices soar.


Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire halt sales of cocoa beans, both demand new minimum price for farmers

The worldâs two largest cocoa producers want to set a minimum price of $2,600 MT to allow farmers a decent living wage.


Chocolatier Paul A Young switches to Cornish Sea Salt for all his recipes

Brand partnership includes first change to world award-winning Sea Salted Caramel recipe in over 13 years.


European Cocoa Forum to focus on the influence of blockchain in the industry

ECFâs second panel discussion will address transformation opportunities of new technologies emerging in the cocoa market.


Fine Chocolate Industry Association recognizes influential chocolate professionals

The trade group focused on the craft chocolate industry will honor four individuals and one family on June 22 at its Elevate Chocolate event in New York City.


No Nuts: Guittard gains nut-free status across production plants

The California-based chocolate maker already boasted peanut-free manufacturing, but now that certification extends to all tree nuts.


Mentos aims to freshen up singles market with new marketing campaign

The brand is launching new limited edition 'Complimentos' product with fun messages on packaging to encourage conversation.


Montezuma’s chocolate company appoints new leadership team

New managing director, finance director and marketing director join quirky UK premium chocolate brand, following buy-out last year.


Fair Trade USA backs 20% increase in price and premiums for cocoa farmers

Increases to Fair Trade minimum price and premium aim to address extreme poverty and related child labor in cocoa-producing communities in West Africa.

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