Archer Daniels Midland Co. says it will buy a chocolate and cocoa-powder producer in Germany, Schokinag-Schokolade-Industrie Herrmann GmbH & Co. ADM expects to strengthen its business in Europe.
The European Commission approved Archer Daniels Midland's acquisition of a German chocolate-making conglomerate. The company will buy three makers known as Schokinag-Schokolade-Industrie Herrmann.
Unsweetened cocoa powder is one of the most healthful ways to eat chocolate. Hot cocoa made with unsweetened cocoa powder has four times the amount of antioxidants as green tea does, a study found.
Al Nassma Chocolate opened its first shop in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The company makes camel-milk chocolate.
Skittles launched a new ad in the U.S., according to this article. The ad was created by TBWA\Chiat\Day New York and includes the lines, "Reflect the rainbow. Taste the rainbow."
Bright colors and gold and silver printed labels could help candy companies sell their goods, one label manufacturer says. Fonts and other graphics can help candy stand out on the shelf.