Category Archives: Chocolate News

So you want to make faster planes and missiles?

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the physics of chocolate

So you want to make faster planes and missiles?  Start by dipping theres in chocolate. Chocolatiers have been working on perfecting the art of creating perfectly coated sweets since the 1600s. And now a team of researchers have developed a theory and technique to predict the thickness of a shell in order to make it ‘virtually free of noticeable defects’…. Read more »

McDonald’s Introduces Cadbury Creme Egg McFlurry, Because Why Not | Fox News Magazine

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Since the introduction of the McFlurry, McDonald’s customers have wondered whether there were a candy, cookie or pastry that couldn’tbe “McFlurried.” But time and time again, Mickey D’s has answered them with a resounding “No.” As part of their never-ending quest to test our palates, McDonald’s has introduced a Cadbury Creme Egg McFlurry in parts of Australia and the United Kingdom. As suggested… Read more »

Outraged woman Demands Chocolate for life, do you agree ?

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Give me a break, Give me a Break, Break me off a piece of that KitKat Bar……. Forever. There is nothing worse then getting something you didn’t want, especially when you paid for it. The disappointment this woman must have been pretty intense. Outraged woman Demands Chocolate for life, do you agree ? Saima Ahmad was so enraged that she… Read more »

McDonald’s is Dr.Chockensteining their French Fries

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McDonald’s is Dr.Chockensteining their French Fries!!  Glad to see more chocolate innovation or what we call “Chockensteining” going main stream. The fast-food chain’s new “McChoco Potato” features McDonald’s fries topped with “chocolate with cacao flavor and white milk chocolate” sauces. There is one hitch for fans of the sweet and salty in the U.S.: According to a company press release, the new… Read more »

Sandwich-Sized Chocolate Slices Now Available in Japan

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Peel and Eat Chocolate

Sandwich-Sized Chocolate Slices Now Available in Japan This has got to be the the greatest Food-Hack Ever. Its like Kraft Singles , but Chocolate. I know my kids love Peel-And-Eat foods ( So do I ) so this takes first place in the “I gotta try this” List. Is the Food Hacking world ready for Peel and Eat Chocolate similar to Kraft… Read more »

New Chocolate Pill May Help Boost Heart Health, Blood Circulation

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New Chocolate Pill May Help Boost Heart Health, Blood Circulation New Chocolate Pill May Help Boost Heart Health, Blood Circulation. Several sweets and chocolate companies have joined the flavanols bandwagon. A new method of removing the bitterness from cacao beans led to the creation of chocolate pills packed with heart-friendly flavanols. Chocolate and sweets companies are on a roll in… Read more »

A CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN CAN INTRODUCE KIDS TO COMPLEX PHYSICS

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Really Great story from Popular Science : A CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN CAN INTRODUCE KIDS TO COMPLEX PHYSICS   Chocolate fountains are magical. They are mini-Wonka factories that sit on a table and transform already delicious marshmallows, strawberries, and pretzels into marshmallows, strawberries, and pretzels with chocolate on them. Magic. But a new study published today in the European Journal of Physics goes beyond the culinary gloriousness… Read more »

What kind of ingredients are in halloween candy?

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snickers bar deconstructed

The science of chocolatey deliciousness It’s Halloween or as we like to call it in the biz, a menagerie of penny candy and chocolate chewers day. After going door to door in the quest to get “All the Candy” ; the children go off to a restless sugar infused tossing and turning. Mom and dad stay up in the kitchen dividing the candied… Read more »

Chocolate banned as bear bait

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  Chocolate has been banned as bait for hunting bears in New Hampshire by the state’s department of Fish and Game. Chocolate contains theobromine, which can be toxic to bears and other wildlife that consume bait. White chocolate, however, is processed in such a way that it contains only trace amounts of theobromine. Theobromine poisoning of black bear cubs and… Read more »

10 Health Reasons To Eat Chocolate

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Every week there seems to be more compelling evidence that Chocolate is not only delicious but also not something we need to eliminate from our diets. One would think the scientific community was convinced there was a reason to ban it. Running study after study only confirms what really smart  people from history have had to say about the glorious… Read more »