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Report: More Than 80% Of Adults Will Consume Chocolate This Year

Chocolate consumption rates among U.S. adults are up 7% from a decade ago but have slipped in recent years, according to data in a new report by market research firm Packaged...  more »

Latest US Chocolate And Candy Trends According To Mintel: Bite Size, Functional Ingredients And Premium

The consumer research firm noted, although fun-sized confections are flying off the shelves during Halloween, Americans tend to treat themselves with bite-sized chocolate...  more »

Mintel: Bite-Sized Formats, Premiumization Drive Growth In U.S. Chocolate Market

After surveying 1,854 adults who who purchased chocolate online in the three months leading to February 2018, the research firm found nearly half (49 percent) of buyers are most...  more »

10/29/2018

Sweet Talk

Tags: Bakery, Food Trends, ChocolateSource: Delish

This Bakery Only Makes Cookies And They're Insanely Gooey

Some duos are so iconic, they've stood the test of time. Nothing exemplifies that more than milk and cookies. It's the treat you've known since childhood, and its simplicity is...  more »

10/18/2018

Sweet Talk

Tags: Chocolate, Chefs, Flavor TrendsSource: Symrise

Chocolatier Colin Hartman Explores The Seasonality Of Chocolate

When most folks think of seasonality it’s normally in preparation of Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall; but when consumers, more specifically foodies, think of seasonality it is...  more »

10/15/2018

Sweet Talk

Tags: Sweet, Chefs, ChocolateSource: Candyindustry

Chuao Chocolatier Aims To Spread Joy Through Chocolate

Chef Michael Antonorsi understands that in order to spread joy, you have to feel it. While he certainly feels joy now and delivers it to chocolate lovers all over the United States...  more »

Chocolate Desserts With Wanderlust

Pastry star Lori Sauer oversees all of the sweet treats at Blue Bridge Hospitalitys ten different concepts. Travels to Mexico gave Sauer inspiration for this guajillo-spiked...  more »

No Chocolates By 2050? What We Need To Understand About 'Chocapocalypse'

No more chocolateby 2050? Several articles have pointed recently that we are heading to a major chocolate crisis. Global chocolatemarket value keeps reaching new highs, potentially...  more »

Product Focus: Candy

The high sugar content of candy would seemingly make these products inherently maligned, but many candy manufacturers have acknowledged the shift in consumer attitudes about...  more »

Millennials' taste buds and demand for healthier snacks force brands to innovate or be ignored

To tap into social media influencing millennials idea of perfection, confectionery brands are being forced to broaden their horizon of possibility and opportunity when marketing to...  more »

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt. -Howard Schultz

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