American Heritage chocolate, created by Mars based on chocolate descriptions from Thomas Jefferson, is now sold at the R. Charlton's Coffeehouse in Colonial Williamsburg. The chocolate bars, sticks and cocoa also are sold at other historic sites, including Mount Vernon.
Researchers say children who spend more time moving around have smaller waists and less body fat than their more sedentary peers. But they also say that limiting sedentary time will not by itself keep children from becoming overweight.
Barry Callebaut expects to sell its consumer chocolate business next year, and rely on outsourcing for more than half of its future growth. "The business has developed well recently so a transaction can be carried out on a good basis," said Juergen Steinemann, chief executive.
Kraft Foods has shuttered a confectionery factory in Brasov, Romania, eliminating more than 220 jobs. Most of the work, including production of Romanian chocolate brand Poiana, will go to its recently upgraded facility in Svoge, Bulgaria.