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Pacari certified B Corp, flies first class with Emirates

Pacari certified B Corp, flies first class with Emirates
Fri, 26/05/17 - 14:00
By Warren Beaumont


Carla Barboto with Pacari's latest range of organic chocolates at BIOFACH 2017First, it was dark, raw, grown organic, and following fair trade guidelines. Then Pacaribecame the first biodynamic fine chocolate made entirely in Ecuador, from tree to bar. It is the brand wit
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UHTCO introduces new low glycemic chocolate

UHTCO introduces new low glycemic chocolate
Wed, 25/01/17 - 11:00
By Adriana Michael


Recognized over the years for its high-quality products and continued innovation, UHTCO Corporation introduces this year at the BioFach fair in Germany a new concept to enhance its chocolate offer. This chocolate, developed with yacon root powder as a sweetener and no sug
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Cacaosuyo reveals the secrets of the best Peruvian chocolate

Cacaosuyo reveals the secrets of the best Peruvian chocolate
Fri, 29/01/16 - 14:08
By Pablo Pérez Álvarez


2015 was undoubtedly the year of Cacaosuyo’s consolidation. Their Piura Milk Bar was awarded the “Best Origin Milk Chocolate” prize at the Chocolate Week in London, the Oscars in the fine chocolate industry. In just two years since its inception, this
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Peru cacao up, but risks on the horizon

Peru cacao up, but risks on the horizon
Tue, 01/12/15 - 12:57
By Sergio Held


Peru is emerging as a major cacao player, offering a quality crop and better end products. With an excellent climate for optimal growing conditions, and a highly trained workforce, the South American country is the 13th largest cacao producer in the world and the third
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Holy Crap introduces chocolate bar

Holy Crap introduces chocolate bar
Tue, 01/12/15 - 12:56
By Adriana Michael


Holy Crap, the most successful Canadian cereal brand that positioned chia seeds in the market, is expanding its line with its new Holy Crap Chocolate Bar. The Holy Crap’s signature fruit mix of dried cranberries, raisins, and apple bits, and a touch of cinnamon i
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Pacari wins ten medals at London International Chocolate Awards

Pacari wins ten medals at London International Chocolate Awards
Tue, 01/12/15 - 11:58
By Warren Beaumont


Pacari Chocolate, the Ecuadorian gourmet, organic and biodynamic certified chocolate maker received ten new medals from the International Chocolate Awards (ICA), the most important contest in the fine chocolate industry. Pacari was recognised for its remarkable, innovat
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US and Europe in chocolate tug-of-war

US and Europe in chocolate tug-of-war
Thu, 25/06/15 - 19:03
By O.W.N News Network


The US chocolate confectionery market, the world’s largest, is on track to hit sales of $25 billion in 2019, but is lagging behind Europe in product innovation indicates a report by Mintel. The marketing intelligence company says that while US sales grew 24% during
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International Chocolate Awards celebrate fine chocolate

International Chocolate Awards celebrate fine chocolate
Tue, 03/02/15 - 14:49
By Adriana Michael


The winners of the 2014 International Chocolate Awards were announced at the World Final in London 4-6 November. The World Final judged the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners from around 950 products entered into the European and Americas Semi-finals and Regional and Nationa
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La Orquidea launches 1st Peruvian dark chocolate made at the source

La Orquidea launches 1st Peruvian dark chocolate made at the source
Fri, 07/02/14 - 00:20
By Lori L. Rice


Peruvian chocolate company, Orquidea Chocolates, is set to launch a new line of dark chocolate bars in Europe and the United States. The line made its debut at Salon du Chocolat in Paris last October and followed with its first U.S. introduction at the Winter Fancy Food S
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Preference for dark chocolate continues

Preference for dark chocolate continues
Sat, 14/12/13 - 13:25
By Warren Beaumont


Major chocolate trends over the last few years include the move to premium and certified organic dark chocolate, products that are single origin and have high cacao content, use of natural sweeteners such as agave, stevia, yacon or coconut sugar and increased sustainable
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Fine chocolate professionals receive recognition at Excellence Awards

Fine chocolate professionals receive recognition at Excellence Awards
Sun, 03/02/13 - 03:14
By Adriana Michael


L to R: S Peralta (Pacari-Chocolate), Andal Balu (CocoaTown LLC), Mary Jo Stojak (FICA) and Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer (The French Pastry School)The Fine Chocolate Industry Association (FCIA) honored on January 19 four chocolate professionals recognized for their outstanding pe
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PACARI Chocolate obtains Demeter Biodynamic® certification

PACARI Chocolate obtains Demeter Biodynamic® certification
Wed, 08/02/12 - 03:05
By Chelsea Kerrington


Pacari Chocolate, a unique premium “tree-to-bar” line and the first single-origin organic chocolate made entirely in Ecuador, has obtained the prestigious Demeter Biodynamic® Certification, the ultimate recognition of sustainability. Based on the principl
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Salon de Chocolate increases connection across supply chain and consumers

Salon de Chocolate increases connection across supply chain and consumers
Sat, 10/12/11 - 03:04
By Lesly Vera


Salon du Chocolat, the most important public and trade event devoted to the world of chocolate, celebrated its 17th edition, October 20 – 24th at Pavillion 5 ViParis, Porte de Versailles in the French capital. Choosing the theme “Ethnic and Choc” show
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Australia's Loving Earth’s puts faith in Peruvian cacao

Australia's Loving Earth’s puts faith in Peruvian cacao
Sat, 26/11/11 - 14:43
By Warren Beaumont


Melbourne-based Australian producer of premium quality, raw organic chocolate Loving Earth takes pride in supplying what it describes as “fairly-traded, single origin” organic chocolates. Loving Earth is now sourcing its organic cacao from a co-operative in Sa
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Woodshade Organics: when passion meets chocolate

Woodshade Organics: when passion meets chocolate
Thu, 20/10/11 - 16:00
By Adriana Michael


Danish entrepreneur Lars Frederiksen has long believed that the best way to make people feel good and stimulate all senses comes with some pleasant taste and smell from the kitchen. That belief inspired him to follow his passion and ultimately manage a company that would
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