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How Dark Chocolate Benefits Health Revealed

The cardiovascular benefits of cocoa and dark chocolate would amount to little if it weren’t for microbes in the colon, according to groundbreaking research reported by Louisiana State University (LSU) researchers at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. More germane, by combining […]

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Mars Opens U.S. Plant; ‘Will Meet Demand For Next 50 Years’

Mars Chocolate North America officially opened its first new U.S. facility in 35 years, a 500,000-square-foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that President Debra A. Sandler says will meet consumer demand for the next half-century. “This $270 million facility, which brings 200 new jobs to Topeka, is one of […]

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Nestlé Reports Slowed Q1 Organic Growth

Attributing its 4.2 percent organic growth during the first quarter of 2014 to product launches and efficient execution, Nestle S.A. CEO Paul Bulcke says full-year expectations remain unchanged. However, the rate of growth is the smallest since 2009. “We will keep up the pace of innovation, while […]

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Oberto, Tough Mudder Join Forces For Veterans

Oberto Brands is partnering with Tough Mudder, an endurance obstacle course race series, to promote the meat jerky maker’s campaign, America’s PROtein, and benefit military veterans, Oberto reports. Teaming with Tough Mudder reinforces the year-long alliance between Oberto and snowboarder Louie Vito, former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian […]

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Hershey Encouraging More Athletic Kids

Running, jumping and throwing by kids are key points in a national program for pre-teens developed by The Hershey Co. and the USA Track and Field (USATF) organization. Eventually replacing Hershey’s Track & Field Games program, the seven-year scheme is designed to help kids develop basic track […]

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Mondelez Unveils Well-Being Program

With a focus on consumers and its supply chain, Mondelez International, Inc. is debuting Call for Well-being, a strategy to broaden the impact of its worldwide programs. The company reports the initiative will concentrate on four key areas: empowering consumers to snack mindfully, partnering with communities to […]

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Lindt’s Growth Outpaces Market

With sales growth of eight percent during 2013, Lindt & Sprüngli AG reports it outpaced the overall chocolate market with sales reaching $3.27 billion for the year. The company had projected gains of six to eight percent for the year and reports organic growth reached 8.6 percent, […]

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Mars Commits To Palm Oil, Deforestation Policies

Mars, Inc. is pledging to achieve a fully sustainable palm oil supply chain by the end of 2014 and has unveiled a policy to attain it, the company reports. Central to the policy is a new sourcing charter requiring all palm oil suppliers to confirm commitment to […]

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Peanuts Eaten Daily Lower BP, Cholesterol

Eating peanuts every day reduces blood pressure and cholesterol, regardless of whether they’re salted or flavored, according to a Purdue University study. In the 12-week study, 151 men and women ate three 0.5 ounce servings daily of three flavors of peanuts or 1.5 ounces of one variety […]

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Ring Pop Teams With Teen Rock Group

To promote its Ring Pop and Ring Pop Gummi lines, Bazooka Candy Brands has teamed with American pop rock act R5 for a contest and video that will feature the products, the company reports. Through April 30, consumers can submit photos and videos of themselves “rocking their […]

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