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    Hershey Fires up Retail Machine in Global Brand Push

    The Hershey Company, America’s number one chocolate manufacturer best known for its Hershey’s and Kisses billion-dollar power brands, is on a global mission to grow its turnover to US$10 billion in five years and double its…Read More »

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    Hannah Coan Joins Nestlé USA

    GLENDALE, Calif. — Nestle USA announced that it has appointed a new VP corporate and brand affairs following the retirement of executive Laurie MacDonald. MacDonald, who worked at the company since 1985, will be replaced by…Read More »

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    Statement by World Cocoa Foundation on the Death of President John Atta Mills

    World Cocoa Foundation President Bill Guyton issued the following statement this afternoon on the death of Ghana’s President John Atta Mills: The World Cocoa Foundation and its more than 90 members were shocked and deeply saddened…Read More »

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    The Sweet Smell of Success: The History of Blommer Chocolate

    The pungent aroma of roasting cocoa beans emanating from the Blommer Chocolate Company has tempted Chicagoans since 1939. Mike Auda of Blommer Chocolate will share the story of this family-run Chicago institution that has become the…Read More »

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    Study Claims Cocoa Has More Antioxidants than Superfruits

    Hershey, PA—A recent study conducted at the Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition found that there are more antioxidants and flavanoids in cocoa powder and dark chocolate than in powders derived from superfruits such as açaí,…Read More »

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    “40 days of Hershey’s Happiness” means big prizes

    Santo Domingo.-  Hershey’s, North America’s biggest quality chocolate producer and global  industry leader, launched its promotion: “40 days of Hershey’s Happiness” from July 9 to August 17. Hershey’s, marketed and distributed by MercaSID in Dominican Republic,…Read More »

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    Lindt sets Guinness World Record for unwrapping candy

    STRATHAM — The record for most people unwrapping candy simultaneously belongs to Lindt USA in Stratham. A recording setting 590 Lindt employees unwrapped and ate LINDOR truffles on Thursday afternoon, while lined up in a formation…Read More »

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    World Cocoa Foundation Honors COCOBOD Boss

    Accra, July 16, GNA – The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) has honoured Mr Anthony Fofie, Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), for his immense contribution towards cocoa sustainability in Ghana.   Read the full article

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    Chocolate Companies Aim to Double Cocoa Yields in Key Growing Regions

    Case in point: the world’s largest chocolate manufacturer, Barry Callebaut, has announced plans to spend $1 million on a Center of Cocoa Excellence in the African nation of Ivory Coast. With this investment the company aims…Read More »

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    Chocolate divides a nation

    The chocolate dollar in Australia spans a great divide: on one side, a price war dominates at the supermarket checkout. On the other, a world of high-end, artisanal chocolate, where quality trumps price. Darrell Lea, which…Read More »

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