Cocoa & Sugar

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

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

Molded chocolate manufacturer Weaver Nut Company has added a new chocolate panning machine and polishing pans to meet its growing customer base.

Around 20% of Olam Cocoa's cocoa beans are currently sourced to its version of sustainability. ©iStock/AndreyGorulko

Olam Cocoa to source 100% sustainable beans by 2020

Teaspoon visualizations of sugar will do more for public health than calorie labels, says FMCG Strategic Alliance consultant. ©iStock/Wittayayut

The right dose: Are confectionery players misreading the sugar obesity debate?

Co-op UK to support women's leadership program as cocoa in own label brands goes Fairtrade. Photo: Co-op

Co-op UK to source 100% Fairtrade cocoa under hybrid model for retailers

Daily intake of flavanol-rich cocoa may be helpful for menopausal women. ©iStock

Daily chocolate fix reduces heart disease risk in postmenopausal women

Olam Cocoa serves a variety of applications, including chocolate confectionery, biscuits and bakery.

Olam Cocoa unveils US innovation center

French court dismisses libel action brought by United Cacao. ©iStock/tomloel

United Cacao loses libel case against ConfectioneryNews

Price may need to be four times higher to guarantee a living income for cocoa farmers, says the VOICE Network. ©iStock/TeamOktopus

‘Simplest way’ is to pay more: Chocolate industry urged to up farm gate price to avert poverty in cocoa

Cargill looks to significantly increase the volume of sustainably sourced cocoa beans by 2018.  Photo: Cargill

Our own cocoa buying company in Ghana cuts out middlemen to benefit farmers, says Cargill

United cocoa farmers' group the WCFO calls to be implementing partner in sustainable chocolate programs. ©iStock/golfloi17

Equal partners: Cocoa farmer group calls to implement sustainable chocolate programs

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