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    Hershey Unveils World’s Most Modern Chocolate Plant

    19 Sep 2012 — The Hershey Company announced that the world’s most technologically advanced chocolate making facility – a $300 million investment in Hershey, Pa., that positions the company for its next 100 years of global…Read More »

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    Mondelez sets global chocolate vision

    Four power brands, three priority markets and two innovation platforms will drive growth for Mondelez’s chocolate segment, according to the firm’s category head. Read the full article

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    Nestle Survey Finds Few Understand Fragility Of Cocoa Supply

    TORONTO — Many Canadians reach for chocolate each week, but a new study commissioned by Nestlé shows Canucks aren’t knowledgeable about the commodity and are unaware of the threats to the global cocoa supply, due to…Read More »

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    Purdy’s Chocolates Whips Up Something Special

    The venerable Vancouver confectioner — well known for quality milk and dark chocolates in distinctive purple packaging, not to mention those cute little hedgehogs — is breaking down culinary boundaries with seasonal and specialty treats designed…Read More »

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    Hershey Names Customer, Industry Affairs Director

    Hershey, PA — Brent Cotten has been appointed director of customer and industry affairs for The Hershey Co.   The company reports he will be its representative at U.S. trade associations and shows and customer events…Read More »

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    Why Kraft Foods Cares About Fair Trade Chocolate

    With 23 years in the food industry, Chris McGrath is responsible for balancing the environmental, social and economic considerations across Kraft Foods’ global portfolio, helping to ensure that sustainability is a part of every business decision.…Read More »

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    Scientists hail beverage-chocolate matches made in heaven

    New research from Italian scientists suggests that consumers value coffee, liqueur wines and port as the most desirable pairings with chocolate, but that preferences depend on cocoa content. Read the full article

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    Book Looks At Fine Chocolate’s Future

    Vancouver — Raising The Bar: The Future of Fine Chocolate is a new book that looks at the future of fine chocolate from the perspective of cultivation, processing and final products. Written by Pam Williams, founder…Read More »

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    Ghirardelli marks 160 sweet years

    A technique called conching is one of the main reasons for the long success of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, celebrating its 160th anniversary this year.The process — which removes bitterness and strips astringency from roasted cocoa…Read More »

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    Hershey to take full control of JV with Godrej

    After months of speculation, American chocolate maker Hershey will acquire the balance 49 per cent stake held largely by Godrej Industries (43 per cent) and a minority shareholder ( six per cent) in the joint venture…Read More »

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