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47 min ago | Candy Industry

Raaka Chocolate christens new plant, retail shop

Raaka Chocolate, an unroasted bean-to-bar chocolate company based in Brooklyn, N.Y., opened a new production facility as well as its first brick and mortar retail location in the borough's Red Hook neighborhood on Monday. The location quadruples the size of its previous production space and coincides with the launch of two new flavors as well as the introduction of chocolate making classes, factory tours and more.

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Related Topix: Life, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Dr. Travis dishes Doctor's Diet weight loss tips: Dark chocolate mousse recipe

Host of " The Doctors ," Dr. Travis Stork believes in using food as medicine. But, as he revealed on the Sept.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Pudding, Dieting, The Doctors, Entertainment, Television

4 hrs ago | Saveur.com

13 Indulgent Chocolate Cakes

Intensely chocolatey with a molten truffle chocolate center, these small cakes are based on chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's signature dessert. See the Recipe for Molten Chocolate Cakes>> Softened goat cheese adds a delightful tang to sweet chocolate cupcakes.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert, Greene County, MO, Elizabeth Ii

5 hrs ago | Candy Industry

Peru's Flourishing Cacao & Chocolate Industry: Taking great strides forward

This year it took on a new look by moving to the grounds of the lovely Parque de la Reserva in downtown Lima. Magnificent neo-classic water fountains provided a graceful backdrop.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, West Chester, PA, Chester, PA

6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Fried Chicken and Waffle Cone, Deep Fried Smoked Brisket among new fair food offerings

This morning the State Fair of Texas served up its new-fair-food list - because, look, you can't survive on Fried Gulf Shrimp Boil, Funnel Cake Ale and Fletcher's Corny Dogs alone, though you're certainly welcome to try. And though this list debuted without the fanfare accompanying the annual unveiling of the Big Tex Choice Awards finalists, it's not without its items of intrigue, chief among them Biscuit Fries with Chocolate Gravy, which sounds just terrible : "Strips of buttermilk biscuit dough fried to golden brown, sprinkled with powdered sugar, and served with a bowl of warm, delicious milk chocolate gravy."

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food

11 hrs ago | Confectionery News

Ecuadorian chocolate has healthier fat profile than Ghanaian, say researchers

A study published in the journal Food Chemistry by Torres-Moreno et al. compared six chocolates from each origin and concluded that Ecuadorian chocolate contained more unsaturated fatty acids and less saturated fat than Ghanaian chocolate. Previous research has suggested that fatty acid profiles in foods have a direct impact on human health.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chemistry, Science

12 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Jimmie's Cafe 47 Descended From a Chocolate Shop to Serve Caribbean-Inspired Tapas

In 1946, Jimmie Vonglis and his family escaped war-torn Europe for a new life in the States. A year later, he opened the doors to Jimmie's Chocolates in Dania Beach.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Dania Beach, FL

12 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Chocolate brownie with rasperry custard

CHOCOLATE brownies are always incredibly popular. This dense, rich, fudgy dessert sells like hotcakes when we have it on the menu.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pudding, Baked Goods, Dessert, Brownies, Dining

14 hrs ago | Science Daily

This is your brain on snacks: Brain stimulation affects craving, consumption

Magnetic stimulation of a brain area involved in "executive function" affects cravings for and consumption of calorie-dense snack foods, reports a study. After stimulation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex , young women experience increased cravings for high-calorie snacks -- and eat more of those foods when given the opportunity, according to the researchers.

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18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Solbeso: The spirited sexy side of cacao

The first look inside a cacao pod might surprise you - it certainly surprised me. I had just picked the football shaped pod from a cacao tree on a jungle farm in Belize and fully expected to open it up and find it chock full of cocoa beans.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

FunCity Finder

Donaldson's Offers World-Class Chocolate in Small Town Indiana

Their secret recipe and consistent placement on various central Indiana "best-of" lists, including the 2014 Indy A-List for Best Chocolate, convince most that their creative confections will be good; but bite into a cracker sized sea-salt caramel and milk []

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Indiana, Candy

Mirror.co.uk

Craving chocolate? Pregnant Saturdays star Una Foden seen carrying...

The flame-haired singer announced she was expecting her second child with her rugby ace husband Ben Foden last week The flame-haired singer , who announced she was expecting her second child with her rugby ace husband Ben Foden last week, was seen carrying a huge box of Cadburys Milk Tray into the Manchester Apollo ahead of her gig on Sunday. Dressed in a black leather top and jeans, Una looked blooming as she smiled for the waiting paps on her way into the venue with her bandmates.

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Los Angeles Times

Edible chocolate-dipped waffle coffee cups at Alfred Coffee & Kitchen in L.A.

The Alfred Cone from Alfred Coffee & Kitchen in Los Angeles. It's a 4-ounce cone dipped in chocolate you can order with a macchiato or an espresso.

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D Magazine

Recap of the 2014 Dallas Chocolate Festival

If you missed this, I am so, so sorry. The Dallas Chocolate Festival was stuffed full of chocoholics, pressed for breathing space, filling up their sampling boxes with every shaving of the precious brown stuff they could finagle away from the vendors.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Dallas, TX

KQED

Chocolate Tour of the Mission Unwraps More than a Taste of History

Ten ardent chocophiles are seated around San Jalisco 's multicolored tile table. We scan the festive tangerine and lemon walls adorned with assorted masks, guitars and images of Frida , but when steaming platters of chicken mole appear, the tantalizing aroma and deep russet sauce ensure that all eyes are riveted to our plates.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, us Travel, North America Travel, Russia Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Food Production Daily

Premium chocolatiers flock to tin packaging for brand longevity

UK tin packaging firm The Box has seen an uptick in premium chocolate companies moving to tin packs to make longer brand impressions on consumers. "A tin will always be reused even if it's for a short period of time," Mike Walter, managing director of The Box told ConfectioneryNews.

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Just-food.com

BELGIUM: Chocolate group Baronie acquires Duc d'O

A representative for Baronie told just-food this morning the deal has "just been done". Baronie "still has to decide the future" for the Duc d'O brand and production, the spokesperson added.

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Neatorama

Chocolate Teapot

In the realm of British insults, calling someone a "chocolate teapot" is equivalent to telling them they're useless. Yet with the advent of the U.K. Nestle Product Technology Centre's victory in creating a chocolate teapot that can withstand several minutes of hot tea brewing, the phrase may not be such an insult after all.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Pink cocktail to boost Leeds support charity during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Botanist bar, in Boar Lane, Leeds, will launch its new limited edition 'Seventh Haven' drink in order to raise both awareness and money for The Haven charity during Breast Cancer Awareness Month next month. The chocolate orange-inspired mix by bartender Adam Phoenix was chosen during a specially organised Bloom Gin cocktail competition last week, and will go on sale at the venue next month with A 1 from each drink going to the Gateway-based breast cancer support centre.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Drink, Cocktails, Life, Food

Sun Sep 14, 2014

National Public Radio

First Listen: Mapei, 'Hey Hey'

Pop music is constructed with many of the same base directives as candy, which is why the two are so often compared. Above all, both must feel good to consume, and both must make us want more.

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