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Book Looks At Fine Chocolate’s Future

Vancouver — Raising The Bar: The Future of Fine Chocolate is a new book that looks at the future of fine chocolate from the perspective of cultivation, processing and final products. Written by Pam Williams, founder of Ecole Chocolat Professional… Read More

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Ghirardelli marks 160 sweet years

A technique called conching is one of the main reasons for the long success of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, celebrating its 160th anniversary this year.The process — which removes bitterness and strips astringency from roasted cocoa beans — results in… Read More

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Hershey to take full control of JV with Godrej

After months of speculation, American chocolate maker Hershey will acquire the balance 49 per cent stake held largely by Godrej Industries (43 per cent) and a minority shareholder ( six per cent) in the joint venture company Godrej Hershey Ltd. Read More

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Darrell Lea will remain Australian owned

Troubled chocolate retailer Darrell Lea will remain Australian owned, but hundreds of jobs will still be lost as the Quinn family takes control. Darrell Lea on Monday was sold to the Quinn family, which owns the Queensland-based VIP Petfoods.The family… Read More

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