The future of research into the potential health benefits of cocoa
should focus on the mechanisms and active compounds, with well
defined clinical trials key to this burgeoning segment, says a new
review by Nestlé.
Chocolate giant Mars has filed a lawsuit against Natraceutical,
alleging that the Spanish company is infringing its patents on
polyphenol-rich cocoa extracts by selling CocoanOX extracts in the
The polyphenol content of many chocolates varies greatly around the
world, scientists from the Nestlé Research Center (NRC) report in
an article that adds to the company's ability to validate potential
nutritional and health...
The trend towards food manufacturers outsourcing their chocolate
ingredient needs translated into impressive volume and sales growth
for Barry Callebaut's industrial business segment for the first six
months of the fiscal year.
In a year dominated by acquisitions and changes within its
operational structure, Switzerland-based food group Nestlé has
still exceeded expectations with full-year organic growth boosted
by the company's focus on nutrition,...
Chocolate producers Nestlé and Barry Callebaut have joined forces
to improve their respective positions in the competitive European
market as the maker of Smarties chocolate hands over facilities and
a supply contract to the Swiss...
Europeans are more clued up than their American counterparts when
it comes to the benefits of dark chocolate, according to a US
company educating the market through their range of functional
health-boosting cocoa products.