Cocoa & Sugar

Health perception of chocolate drives sales in Japan: Euromonitor

Euromonitor says high cocoa chocolate products are well received in Japan.  Photo: ©iStock/violet-blue

The percieved health benefits of cocoa among Japanese consumers continues to drive the domestic chocolate market, according to a report by Euromonitor International.

Brands could look to roasted jackfruit seeds if cocoa demand outstrips supply, say researchers ©iStock/greenaperture

Potential cocoa substitute: Jackfruit seeds create chocolate aroma, say researchers


FDF, BRC back ‘coordinated’ approach to sugar reduction

Olam's cocoa profits hit by weakening cocoa price. ©iStock/PashaIgnatov

Olam reports ‘significant headwinds’ in cocoa business

Cocoa commodities trader Transmar supplied big chocolate firms such as Mars and Hershey. ©iStock/iacona

Ex Transmar cocoa execs face US criminal fraud charge

Mondelēz to transition out of certified cocoa to focus on own program Cocoa Life. Photo credit: MDLZ

Mondelēz scales up Cocoa Life, but total volumes sourced sustainably flat at 21%

Ferrero Rocher maker says it can trace half of its cocoa to farm gate at present. ©Depositphotos/Thamkc

Ferrero to map 100% of its cocoa supply to farm gate by 2018

D’Orsogna Dolciaria supplies inclusions and decorations and has prdocution sites in Italy, India and Canada. Photo: Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut expands specialties and decorations arm with Italian purchase

DRC cocoa exports rising fast as multimillion dollar investments increase the planted area. Photo: Kevin Wilkins/iStock

Cocoa in the Congo: Emerging origin for organic chocolate makers

Barry Callebaut's protein products are a small but growing portfolio.

Protein yet to plateau in chocolate confectionery, says Barry Callebaut

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