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BBX Capital acquires Helen Grace Chocolates

Move marks fourth chocolate company acquisition for BBX
July 21, 2014
Headquartered in Lynwood, Calif., Helen Grace Chocolates has been creating premium chocolates for 70 years.
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2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo Coverage

'Expo-nentially' amazing show highlights the sweetest new trends in the confectionery industry.
July 21, 2014
From spreadable Reese's to Dove chocolate-covered fruit, there was something for everyone at this year's Expo!
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Post-Interpack Review: Triennial ‘tops’ again

Interpack delivers as a showcase for innovation, automation and hygiene.
July 18, 2014
There were 175,000 visitors to this year’s show, which spanned 19 halls and included nearly 2,700 exhibitors.
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Brazil's Santa Helena’s Paçoquita candy ready for the world

Brazilian peanut candy company looks to export its traditional Brazilian treats.
July 16, 2014
The first thing you notice about the Santa Helena plant in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil is the amazing smell of fresh peanuts roasting.
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A farmer growing cocoa in the Brazilian rainforest partners with bean-to-bar chocolate maker Nugali

Nugali works with Leolinda cocoa farm to create truly Brazilian bean-to-bar chocoalte.
July 16, 2014
Chocolate makers help farmers grow sustainable cocoa in the Amazon, and reclaim Brazil’s rightful place in the world ranking of cocoa suppliers.
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Embaré truly is a ‘Brazilian Delight’

Caramel company exports its delicious sweets to more than 40 countries.
July 16, 2014
It turns out Brazil is a tricky country to make caramel for. But Embaré caramels are perfect for the South American country.
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Canada soon could group sugars together on food labels

Country’s government proposes changes to nutrition labels, asks Canadians for feedback.
July 16, 2014
Rona Ambrose, Canada’s Minister of Health, has launched a series of online public consultations on proposed changes to the way nutrition information is presented on labels.
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Lindt & Sprüngli buys into Russell Stover’s box of chocolates

Move will make it third largest chocolate manufacturer in North America.
July 16, 2014
Months of speculation ended on Monday regarding who was going to acquire Russell Stover’s box of chocolates when Lindt & Sprüngli announced it had reached a deal to purchase the U.S.’s largest family-owned chocolate company for a reportedly $1.5 billion.
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Hershey’s to increase wholesale prices 8 percent for candy, grocery lines

Company announces preliminary second quarter results, updates 2014 outlook.
July 16, 2014
The Hershey Co. is increasing its wholesale prices across the majority of its U.S., Puerto Rico and export portfolio.
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America becoming a 'nation of suckers' as mints deflate U.S. gum sales

Report: U.S. gum market down 10 percent in sales, mint sales up 20 percent.
July 16, 2014
Americans are chewing a lot less gum these days, according to a new report from Rabobank – and it is mints that are taking the "share of mouth."
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A Venetian Carnival, a Jelly Belly sculpture and gourmet chocolates! Oh my!

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July 2014 Cover

July 2014

July's issue features an in-depth look at the Brazilian confectionery industry, a review of Interpack, and some more highlights from the Sweets & Snacks Expo.
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