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World Chocolate Day: Summer Flavor Trends And Ethical Sourcing In Focus

This year’s World Chocolate Day – celebrated every July 7 – brings sourcing challenges to the forefront of debate, along with the most popular summer…
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Rise In US Confectionery Sales Boosts Fairtrade Payments To Cocoa Farmers

People are paying more attention than ever to the conditions behind the products they buy as a way to make a difference in the world, according to new…
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New Ways To Treat Yourself On World Chocolate Day

While we usually think of chocolate as a sweet treat, many cultures and cuisines use chocolate to boost the flavour profiles of their main dishes. [co…
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24 Chocolate Products We’re Excited To See At The 2021 Sweets & Snacks Expo

After the COVID-19 pandemic prompted the cancelation of last year’s event, the 2021 Sweets & Snacks Expo is set for June 23-25 at the Indiana…
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Innovative Trends in Sweet Treat Categories

Innovation has never been more important to sweet treat categories. In an Instagram-obsessed age, new product launches tempt consumers with unique…
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NPD Trend Tracker: From Cocoa Fruit Chocolate To Turmeric Cordial

This week's launches take in Nestlé’s new dark chocolate bar made with cocoa fruit, and beverage brand James White's introduction of turmeric to its…
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Confectionery Sales Remain Resilient as Industry Prepares for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day chocolate and candy lighten the mood during during uncertain times, according to NCA. [continue...]
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Suzy Survey Reveals How COVID-19 Could Impact Valentine’s Day Candy

Most people are hoping to get candy for Valentine’s Day this year, and it’s also the No. 1 thing they plan to buy for those they love. That’s…
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Ticking the plant-based box: Vegan-friendly confectionery gathers pace, says Innova Market Insights

In the confectionery market, increasingly milk-free and gelatin-free products are hitting the shelves, answering the demands of health-conscious…
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Tags: Chocolate, Flavor, Market Trends Source: Symrise

The Great Dark vs. Milk Chocolate Debate

Bitter or sweet, chocolate is a universally loved treat that evolves with the times to be both comforting and indulgent. As consumers move towards…
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