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Be still my beating heart: Chocolate’s 'anti-fluttering' qualities highlighted

The study commented that modern manufacturing of chocolate may result in losses of more than 80% of the original flavonoids from the cocoa beans. "Therefore, it may be advantageous to find ways to consume cocoa in forms other than chocolate bars," the study added. ©iStock/

The link between moderate chocolate intake and lower risk of irregular heartbeat may be due to chocolate’s flavanol content, say researchers.

Sweets & Snacks Expo 2017 featured a record 812 exhibitors. Photo: ConfectioneryNews

The Buzz: Sweets & Snacks Expo 2017 tweet by tweet

Smash Mallow's CEO and founder, Jon Sebastiani.

SmashMallow launches rice crispy treats after experiencing 'explosive' growth

IRI analysts, Sally Wyatt and Larry Levin, were among the Most Innovative Award winner products judges this year.

Mars, Ferrero and Jelly Belly among Sweets & Snacks Expo 2017 Most Innovative Award winners

Mellow Snacks line Mellow Fluffs to compete with Sonoma Brands' SMASHMALLOW

Hammond’s moves into snacking marshmallows

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Chocolate to fall under FSSAI standards from 2018

Weaver Nut Company offers over 4,000 chocolate items.  Photo: Weaver Nut

Weaver Nut Company to boost production by 70% with Bell-style chocolate panning machine

RSPO-alternative standard Palm Done Right sees prospects within confectionery. Photo: PDR

Confectionery industry can go beyond RSPO palm standards, says Palm Done Right

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Firmenich weathers the vanilla supply storm with diversified sourcing

Cadbury has the largest share in Australia's chocolate confectionery market.  Photo: Mondelēz

Mondelēz invests $2.9m in Cadbury 'Spider' production in Austrailia

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