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2 hrs ago | Confectionery News

Easter bunny boils over rising chocolate prices

Near record-high cocoa butter prices have driven up the cost of chocolate production by as much as 20%; a price hike that will likely be seen on shelf, according to commodity analysts Mintec.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Holidays, Easter

6 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Jennifer Tyler Lee: The Benefits Of Dark Chocolate On Easter

The Easter bunny is coming and he's hopping along with baskets full of sweet treats.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Holidays, Easter

10 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Colourful foil-wrapped chocolate Easter eggs are displayed. - Flickr

Emerging from the Easter break with extra kilos is something none of us want. But smarter snacking means you can have some chocolate, and still fit into your jeans.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Holidays, Easter

14 hrs ago | This Is Staffordshire

Lindt takes gold in Sentinel chocolate Easter bunny taste test

SWITZERLAND was the big winner in The Sentinel's Easter bunny tasting competition as the nation's chocolate brand Lindt won over our handpicked judges.


Related Topix: Life, Food, World News, United Kingdom, Staffordshire County, England

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Detroit News

Chef shows off the beauty and benefits of chocolate in cheesecake

Every day after lunch I indulge in exactly one square of dark chocolate. I wouldn't say I have much of a sweet tooth, but there's something about the midday meal that cries out for chocolate.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert, Holidays, Easter, Recipes


Great Easter hotels for chocoholics

Easter is upon us and, like clockwork, hordes of brightly wrapped chocolate bunnies and eggs have begun their domination of supermarket aisles.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Holidays, Easter, Hershey, PA, Travel

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Recipes: Chefs create superfoods recipes

You'll need 6-ounce ramekins. If you have concerns about the health risks involved in using raw egg, use a pasteurized brand, such as Davidson's Safest Choice.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Pudding, Warrenton, VA

The Bennington Banner

Ah, chocolate ... Finding handmade sweets before Easter

For a select few in the Berkshires, chocolate is too important to leave to the big companies to create.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate Springs, TX, Recipes, Painting, Arts

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Fresh Herbs: Recipe for basil-tea truffles

Unusual as that combination may sound, it works surprisingly well to create a delicious, creamy truffle with hints of herby flavour.


Related Topix: Tea, Drink, Recipes, Life, Food, Baked Goods, Cookies, Dessert

Fermanagh Today

Pet owners warned of chocolate poisoning this Easter

The PDSA is urging animal owners to keep their Easter goodies out of reach of their pets' paws after research revealed that around 468,000 dogs are fed human chocolate by their owners.


Related Topix: Life, Food

The Montgomery Advertiser

Pair candy and cocktails for grown-up Easter treats

Easter candy is dandy. But Easter candy paired with booze? Now that's something to put a spring in your step.


Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Life, Holidays, Easter, Wine, Food, Candy

This Is Bristol

Did you know that the chocolate Easter egg began in Bristol?

BRISTOL chocolatiers J.S Fry & Sons made the UK's first chocolate egg in 1873 at their Union Street factory, although it was a far cry from the type of Easter eggs we are used to seeing today.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Bristol County, England, Somerset County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Gloucestershire County, England

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Small Business: Chocolatiers - Kako Chocolate

I was made redundant at the end of 2008. It amazed me how quickly doors closed and phone calls went unreturned from people I had previously wined and dined in my national sales manager role.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Holidays, Easter

This is Bath

Try a chocolate paella for Easter

Leading Spanish tapas restaurant La Tasca has developed the perfect dish if you're looking for an alternative way to enjoy chocolate this Easter.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Pudding

Inside Bay Area

Three great bites: The Bay Area's best ice cream sandwiches

We're not talking the ersatz faux-nilla between chocolate-ish wafers. No, we are yearning for handcrafted, small-batch, roll-your-eyeballs-back-in-your-head yumminess.


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Baked Goods, Cookies, Walnut Creek, CA, Cake

Confectionery News

Price pressures: Will chocolate makers bite the bullet on cocoa butter alternatives?

Chocolate purists may turn to alternative vegetable fats amid escalating cocoa butter prices, but taste and regulatory stumbling blocks remain, according to an analyst.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science

Daily Press & Argus

New venture chills ice cream to order

Cold vapor clouds the air and then quickly evaporates over the edges of the silver bowl of a KitchenAid mixer whipping together milk and cocoa powder.


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Troy, PA

The Austin Chronicle

Free Chocolate

When national frozen yogurt giant Pinkberry moved in across the street, local yogurt shop Froyoyo felt the pinch.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Spring, TX, Austin, TX

Easter pet safety: Keep lilies away from cats, chocolate away from dogs

White lilies are a Christian symbol of the Resurrection, and are popular decorative elements during the Easter season.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Holidays, Easter

Christian Science Monitor

Chocolate chip pudding cookies

Bake the perfect, soft, fudgy, chocolate chip cookie by adding a package of chocolate pudding mix to the batter.


Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food, Pudding, Recipes, Blog News