Items Tagged with 'research'


Researchers discover exactly why dark chocolate is so good for you

Bacteria in stomach transforms dark chocolate into anti-inflammatory compounds.
March 19, 2014

The health benefits of eating dark chocolate have been extolled for centuries, but the exact reason has remained a mystery — until now, at least according to researchers at Louisiana State University.

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Study: Snacking on almonds decreases appetite without increasing body weight

Almond snack also improves intake of vitamin E and monounsaturated fat.
October 9, 2013
Grabbing a handful of almonds between meals could actually be great for your health.
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Study: Chocolate among most likely unplanned purchases

Researchers use in-store tracking to observe what inspires impulse shopping
September 11, 2013
Coupons tend to inspire impulse shopping, and consumers actually do leave room in their budgets for unplanned purchases.
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Mars flavanols research wins AOAC International award

Chocolate maker creates industry standard for measuring flavanols.
August 28, 2013
Mars’ recent flavanols study helped create an industry standard to measure them, and could one day lead to labels on candy bars clearly saying how many flavonols are in the package.
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Uncovering the mysteries of cocoa flavanols

Research group gets closer to understanding benefits of flavanols on the human body.
January 25, 2013
It’s been put to rest the myth of chocolate being bad for your health. We know it’s good for you, now the question is, how good for you?
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Piloting sensory into success

Centennial research underscores customer-centric beginnings that continue to pervade corporate culture.
October 1, 2012

 An extraordinary thing happened on the way to organizing Bell Flavors & Fragrances’ (BF&F) centennial celebration.  

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SymphonyIRI: Shoppers still want to live well with less in 2012

Data research firm releases consumer packaged goods report, predicts 2012 trends.
March 21, 2012
Data research firm releases consumer packaged goods report, predicts 2012 trends.
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A Venetian Carnival, a Jelly Belly sculpture and gourmet chocolates! Oh my!

Candy Industry takes you into the French Pastry’s School For the Love of Chocolate event in Chicago, held Feb. 25.


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April 2014 Cover

April 2014

In this issue of Candy Industry, Editor Bernie Pacyniak reports on three candy manufacturers from his visit to Florida, hard candy is making a comeback, interpack, and more!
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Natural Food Flavors and Colorants

Although many foods are appealing, and even perceived as natural, in spite of containing synthetic additives, consumer increasingly prefer food products which are fully natural.

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Kettle Awards

Since 1946, Candy Industry magazine has recognized leaders in the U.S. confectionery industry with the highest recognition possible, the Kettle Award. The distinguished recipients have captured this most coveted award by not only excelling within their companies, but by contributing to the greater good of the industry. It’s virtually a who’s who of past and present professionals who have left their mark as confectioners and business mavens. Learn more about the voting process as well as the annual Kettle Awards Ceremony by visiting our Kettle Awards Website

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