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1 hr ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Hershey 2Q profit climbs 5.4 percent

Hershey Co. on Thursday reported net income that rose by 5.4 percent in its second quarter.

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6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Valley Life: San Francisco tour helps with crucial chocolate research

I'll do just about anything for chocolate. I'm highly addicted to the substance, but have found no support groups for my illness .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bad Astronomy Blog

How to Lose a Finger, and Other Things I Learned from Darwin's Library

It's always a good idea to bring reading material on your trips, whether you plan to have some airport downtime or you're spending five years floating on the ocean.

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Candy Industry

Russell Stover chocolates

Assuming regulatory approval, Swiss-based Lindt & Sprngli looks to close its acquisition of Russell Stover Candies in August or September 2014.

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Reuters

Mars, maker of M&M's, to raise chocolate prices 7 percent

Mars Chocolate North America, the maker of M&M's and Snickers, said on Wednesday that it will raise its prices by an average of 7 percent "to offset rising costs," its first increase in three years.

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Globe and Mail

Mars to raise chocolate prices, following Hershey

Mars Chocolate North America said on Wednesday that it will raise its prices by an average of 7 per cent "to offset rising costs," marking its first increase in three years.

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Voice of America

Chocolate Too Bitter? Swap Sugar for Mushrooms

An upstart U.S. food technology company has developed a unique fermentation process using mushrooms to reduce bitterness in cocoa beans that it believes will cut sugar content in chocolate candy.

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BellaOnline

Orange Zest Chocolate Biscotti Recipe

It always surprises me how delicious the flavor combination of chocolate and orange is.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

50 Examples of Chocolate Branding - From Artisan Confection Packaging ...

These examples of chocolate branding range from ingredient-indicating designs to wholesome candy packaging.

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Daily Mail

New exhibition reveals how chocolate was morale booster for soldiers in WW1

How chocolate helped win WW1: New exhibition reveals how important the confectionary was as a morale booster for troops in the trenches Gifts of chocolate were sent to soldiers to help keep wartime spirits high both at home and on the frontline It is often hailed as an indulgence or a pick-me-up for many people but chocolate proved to be an ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Eater

Video Interlude: Watch Some Epic Pastry Porn From Yigit Pura's New Book

There may be nothing better than pastry food porn, so do check out the new book trailer for pastry chef Yigit Pura's new book, Sweet Alchemy: Dessert Magic .

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The Advocate

Chocolate lovers will love Byron

He is even-tempered, well-behaved, great with kids, gentle and intelligent. For information about adopting Byron, call the Licking County Animal Shelter at 740-349-6562 or visit 544 Dog Leg Road in Heath.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Family, Kids, Licking County, OH, Heath, OH

CBS Local

Md. State Senator Must Drop Hershey-Bar-Like Signs

A federal judge says a political candidate whose last name is Hershey must stop using campaign materials that mimic the look of the famous chocolate bar.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Chewy chocolate chip cookies

Chewy Chocolate Cookies highly adapted from Dorie Greenspan's "Baking: From My Home to Yours" Yield: approximately 40-45 cookies Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 large eggs 12 ounces ... (more)

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Popular chocolate-loving vicar to appear on stage in Richmond

Richmond Amateur Dramatic Society is preparing to open its production of the Vicar of Dibley at the Georgian Theatre Royal on Thursday to Saturday , and again on Thursday, July 31 to Saturday, August 2. The stage version of the Vicar of Dibley, based on the popular sitcom starring Dawn French and Roger Lloyd Pack, features the many inhabitants of ... (more)

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Business Journal

Secret Chocolatier's confections win six awards

The Secret Chocolatier took home six awards in the annual TasteTV Chocolate Awards, ranking it among the best chocolatiers and confectioners in America, That international juried competition rates artisan chocolates and confections across a number of categories.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

Kacy Catanzaro talks 'Ninja Warrior' skills, Towson

A tiny Towson University alum is getting a lot of attention for her role on "American Ninja Warrior."

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Chocolate too bitter? Swap sugar for mushrooms

An upstart US food technology company has developed a unique fermentation process using mushrooms to reduce bitterness in cocoa beans that it believes will cut sugar content in chocolate candy.

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PMFM 92.9FM

PHOODIE's Nutella Hot Chocolate With Fudge-Dipped TimTam-Crusted Marshmallows

Our friends at PHOODIE have provided us with some amazing recipes like the Golden Gaytime Ice Cream Cake and the 1000 Layer Crepe Cake With Ferrero Crumbs and Espresso Cream .

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Capitol Hill Times

Gastro 101: Fallen Chocolate Caramel Cake

I have a huge weak spot for chocolate. It's my only vice but an addicting one at that.

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