Barry Callebaut said it has developed chocolate made with a "completely new" natural sweetener, which it will sell in formats suitable for a variety of recipes. The company is not yet giving details, saying only that the chocolate is "totally different" from a product launched in the U.S. in June containing stevia and other natural sweeteners.
"Top Chef D.C." contestants headed to a Washington, D.C., middle school cafeteria this week, where their challenge was to create nutritious meals children will actually eat. Specifically, cheftestants had to show an understanding of what youngsters like to eat, and secretly add fruits and veggies to the mix while staying on budget.
Several chefs in Philadelphia will go to work in competitor kitchens this summer, either for a few days or for longer amounts of time. In one example, Jim Burke of James is bringing his fine-dining artistry to the more casual chocolate-themed restaurant Max Brenner's.