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.

Candy and Snack Expo 2012 Recap: Adventures in Candy and Snackland

My apologies to any other food industry trade shows out there. Other than, perhaps, the Grocery Aisle Bonanzas 'R Us show, the Candy and Snack Expo is hands-down my favorite trade show of the year. Where else can you find my two favorite food types – snacks and candy? Judging...

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;...