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Chocolate May Soon Be Healthier And More Delicious

Did you hear that? The faint, sweet sound of children laughing? This may be because researchers may have found a way to make chocolate more nutritious and taste even better that it currently does.<p>Chocolate is already revered as a healthy power player: Some kinds have been shown to lower risk for …

Is cocoa still cursed?

It is always fun seeing what other people do with a story you’re reasonably familiar with. So it was listening to The Chocolate Curse, a recent …

Making Organic Chocolate at La Iguana Chocolate

Among fields of pineapple and palm is a different kind of farm trying to bring back a lost art: the art of making chocolate. La Iguana Chocolate, set …

Hawaii cacao farm lets you sample the chocolate fruits of its labors

Hawaii and chocolate may not seem like a natural pairing, but visitors to a Big Island cacao farm will find they go together nicely, especially if they sample the goods.<p>Home Tours Hawaii, a company that provides various culinary experiences, recently launched its latest tour, one that takes guests …

Hershey’s Successfully Blocks British Chocolate Imports, and Now Must Face the Fierce Backlash

With America’s two primary importers of British chocolate now wrangled into submission, Hershey’s can rest easy knowing Reese’s and York Peppermint …

Why British And American Chocolate Taste Different

American chocolate tastes "powdery," one British colleague tells me.<p>It's "too sweet," another protests.<p>British chocolate, on the other hand, is said to be richer and smoother.<p>The flavor distinctions aren't imaginary. They are tied to differences in recipes and manufacturing, depending on which side …

Stone-Ground Chocolate Gets Hate Mail and Lots of Love

Fans of Taza Chocolate and Other Mexican-Style Chocolate Can’t Get Enough of the Gritty, Earthy Treat<p>Craft chocolatiers are using ancient techniques of the Aztecs and Mayans to create a dairy-free, low-fat product with a consistency a bit like crunchy dirt. Some chocolate lovers can’t seem to get …

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6 Ways to Use Toasty, Caramelized White Chocolate

Ever tried roasting white chocolate? It's a favorite technique of ours: When cooked at a low heat, the sugars and milk solids in white chocolate …

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Hershey's Abandoned Chocolate Factory Is In Ruins

Hershey Co. began demolishing the 110-year-old factory two years ago in a move that devastated many longtime residents of the town of Hershey, Pennsylvania, where the plant was located.<p>Photographer Matthew Christopher, whose father worked for the Hershey Co., went inside the factory just before it …

Iconic Australian chocolate maker collapses

Century-old Australian chocolatier Ernest Hillier has been placed into administration after its sale last year.<p>Bruno Secatore and Daniel Juratowitch …

Jacques Torres Is New York City's Chocolate King | Inc.com

I come from a family of craftsmen. We like to make things with our hands. Better than the pleasure of making money is the pleasure of making the product and saying, "Wow. I did that." I couldn't see myself doing anything other than making good things to eat. But when I was nearing 40, I began to …

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maison et objet designer of the year nendo unwraps chocolate lounge

jan 15, 2015<p><b>maison et objet designer of the year nendo unwraps chocolate lounge</b><br>all photos by akhiro yoshida<p><b>as maison et objet‘s ‘designer of the</b> …

Cadbury axing 200 Birmingham factory jobs to keep Bournville competitive

Cadbury's American owner Mondelez International has cut 205 jobs at a Birmingham factory, and trade union Unite has confirmed that some of the …

Harry Potter fans win four-year fight for Fair Trade chocolate frogs

All Potter-branded chocolate will now be in keeping with the books' moral code<p>Harry Potter fans exercised by Warner Bros's use of non-Fair Trade chocolate in their Potter-branded sweets have won a four-year battle to have them made in keeping with the boy wizard's principles.<p>Activist fans sent …

How Much More Indignity Can the Cadbury Creme Egg Take?

The milk chocolate egg with gooey fondant was perfect. But since landing from the U.K., the Cadbury Creme Egg has been repeatedly brutalized. Will a …

The amazing fruit and veg art of Amber Locke - Telegraph