Unilever, which already can claim "zero grams" of trans fat on its spreads because the products meet FDA guidelines, announced it will reformulate them to contain no trans fats at all. The shift on brands including I Can't Believe It's Not Butter and Shedd's Spread Country Crock will begin in August and is expected to be complete by the second quarter of 2010.
Thirteen top parenting bloggers were invited to a nutrition summit hosted by Sara Lee North American Fresh Bakery, makers of Sara Lee Soft & Smooth bread. The moms worked with experts to develop tips that can be used for school lunches.
Gwynedd Confectioners in the U.K. offers 250 different chocolate treats such as customized gifts shaped like animals or gadgets. The chocolates are formed by specialized molds and then finished by decorators working by hand.
Family-owned coffee roaster White Coffee is teaming with the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory on a line of flavored coffees to be sold at specialty shops and on gourmet Web sites. IMC licensing brokered the deal, which will produce Dark Chocolate Truffle, English Toffee, Hazelnut and Vanilla Caramel coffees.