Cargill survey eyes US consumers’ preferences, consumption habits and motivations for chocolatey foods and beverages
June 15, 2021
Reaffirming chocolate’s near universal appeal, a new survey from Cargill finds most Americans indulge in a chocolate-flavored treat every day. Viewed as a reward, mood lifter, energy booster and the secret to surviving a tough day, the company’s ChocoLogic™ research reveals consumers’ preferences, motivations and attitudes toward the decadent ingredient.
Palsgaard’s new PGPR helps chocolate manufacturers boost functionality, efficiency
May 27, 2021
PGPR (polyglycerol polyricinoleate) is used in chocolate production for mold optimization, flow control and viscosity reduction. Palsgaard’s existing product, Palsgaard® PGPR 4150, is already the market leader, but the company’s latest offering takes PGPR performance to new levels.
Low-sugar chocolate offerings would strengthen Hershey's US better for you confection portfolio
May 19, 2021
Lily's low-sugar products include dark and milk chocolate style bars, baking chips, peanut butter cups and other confection products that fit Hershey's multi-pronged better-for-you snacking strategy. Lily's will add a key better-for-you confection brand to Hershey's portfolio of iconic chocolate and candy favorites.
New Premier Protein shake contains 20g of protein, 8g of whole grain oats and 7g of fiber
May 19, 2021
Premier Protein expanded its innovative line of ready-to-drink Protein Shakes with Oats with the launch of Chocolate Hazelnut for stepping up breakfast games. The new flavor, which launched online last month, is starting to hit store shelves over the next few months.
The new cereal contains a multi-textured mix of ingredients like multigrain flakes dipped in a chocolatey shell, cocoa-dusted flakes and real sliced almonds
April 27, 2021
For the first time in the US market, Kellogg's® Special K® is helping cereal fans find a balance of creamy and crunchy with its inaugural chocolatey dipped cereal: Kellogg's® Special K® Dipped Chocolatey Almond.
The new indulgent snack contains a chewy brownie filling, mixed with chopped almonds and topped with a layer of caramel, all coated in dark chocolate
April 19, 2021
The innovation follows the release of two other products in the SNICKERS brownie line-up: SNICKERS Peanut Brownie, which features a chewy peanut-brownie filling, a layer of caramel and a classic SNICKERS chocolate coating, and SNICKERS Peanut Brownie Ice Cream.
Chocolate is one of the most beloved confectionery applications, but its popularity isn’t the only draw for edibles manufacturers. Its fat content makes it conducive to incorporating cannabis oil and it offers a consumption experience that is precise, discreet — and above all — enjoyable.