After Shrove Tuesday has been and gone, it’s swiftly followed, religiously by 40 days of fasting. This goes on until Easter. So many of us, religiously or not, tend to cut out part of our diets like chocolate, crisps, snacks, drinks etc. But what if you just can’t resist chocolate, or you enjoy it as a snack, must you cut it out this year? We look at a few alternative options that could serve as positive eating habits to take up
The concept behind Fairtrade is to ensure that cocoa farmers are paid fairly for their work and are able to live a dignified life. So for 2 weeks in the year, so many people around the world celebrate the people who grown our foods. This year Faritrade have been focusing on women who grow the cocoa in chocolate, in particular.
As we approach the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, Chocolate Day will be celebrated on February 9th. As couples search for the best chocolate gifts to give to their loved ones, we look at some facts about chocolate and its history. Chocolate has a lengthy history, in fact some fermented beverages made from chocolate date back to 350 BC.
The Mars Edge project was revealed in a Bloomberg Businessweek interview recently with the confectioner's chief executive. He said the firm and brand was actually looking to double the size of the business over the next decade.
Mars Wrigley Confectionery has launched limited edition M&M’s Eggs in time for Easter 2019.
Customers, and the public are becoming increasingly more interested in how, and where their food comes from and its subsequent impact. It’s aligned with our ever informed advancements and we like to know that little bit more.
The adventurous chocolate consumer will continue to be one of the top trends into the new year, according to market research. The online world has led customers of all ages to become more clued up on cultures, and 35% of ‘new discovery’ claims compared to the past 2 years.
Some facts about chocolate you may not not know! We look into the history of chocolate, its creative side, and setting the record straight on white chocolate.
Nestle is introducing new advent calendars from some of our favourite brands. Advent calendars are perfect for the Christmas season and Nestle have come up with the good and we can’t wait to get into the Christmas spirit with the new chocolate offerings.
Mars invests in a new ambitious cocoa strategy, in order to improve its sustainability with the Rainforest Alliance and with Fairtrade.
This new investment has been welcomed with open arms by suppliers and by their peers. Mars plan to put smallholder farmers at the centre of the new strategy. Mars confectionery is one of the world’s largest cocoa buyers and this will make a hugely positive impact. The new two pillar plan will overhaul the supply.