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These are all the posts that have been tagged with chocolate.

Competition hots up for Q awards

Supermarket own brands look set to scoop several of the UK’s Quality Food Awards next month. The Q’ Awards, which are in their 29th year, are open to both branded and own brand products, and organisers say the competition between the two sectors this year has been fierce’. Products are judged on taste, texture, aroma, […]

“Rebalanced chocolate” responds to healthy choices

Barry Callebaut has developed a range of chocolate products that offer an improved, rebalanced nutritional profile. “Rebalanced chocolate” contains more dietary fibers, less sugar, less fat or is even sugar-free. With consumers are becoming increasingly more health-conscious, the range has been well received. “Since we started the rebalanced chocolate programme eight months ago, we already […]

Hershey announces price hike

Hershey has announced an increase in wholesale prices across its US, Puerto Rico and export chocolate and sugar confectionery lines. A weighted average 11 per cent increase on the company’s instant consumable, multi-pack and packaged candy lines will help offset some of the significant increases in the company’s input costs, including raw materials, packaging materials, […]

Guylian acquired by Lotte

The Belgian premium boxed chocolate company Guylian has reached an agreement to partner with South Korean Lotte Confectionery. Guylian will benefit from Lotte’s strong distribution in the fast growing Asian confectionery markets and additional resources to further strengthen the network of Guylian Belgian Chocolate Cafes. The acquisition of Guylian will diversify Lotte’s existing confectionery business […]