Cocoa, Chocolate And Confectionery Coating Trends For 2013

Overall, sales of chocolate—including premium chocolate—have been climbing despite rising prices. It appears, then, as though chocolate is something that many people just can't do without.

Confection Trends: Not your mother's bonbon

The busiest time of the year for confectioners is upon us, where the results of their innovation and product development show up in holiday party spreads and gifts. This year, expect to see a lot of novel ingredients paired in adventurous flavor combinations; ultra-dark, premium chocolate; cake and truffle pops;...