Cocoa

Formulas and market trend information about cocoa, chocolate and chocolate substitutes in dairy foods.

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Cargill's risk management tools help customers manage cocoa price volatility

CocoaPacer, CocoaPacer Cap and CocoaRange Cap are designed to help protect customers from volatility when pricing their cocoa ingredients.
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Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business, one of the leading players in the global cocoa and chocolate market, has launched three new tools in its portfolio of Price Risk Services to help customers more easily manage price risk. 


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Barry Callebaut, chocolate and cocoa manufacturer, appoints Peter Boone as new CIO

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Barry Callebaut AG, manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products, appoints Peter Boone as the Group’s new Chief Innovation Officer.
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Ingredients

ADM Cocoa introduces Fresca Cacao and cocoa for dairy foods

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ADM Cocoa launches Fresca Cacao and cocoa specifically suitable for dairy applications, and fruity and acidic drinks.
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Chocolate and cocoa pair well with dairy products

Chocolate and cocoa are long-time associates of dairy. These days, everything from frozen yogurt to blended coffee beverages is angling for a chocolaty profile. A panel of experts explains how to formulate with the ingredients.
By Kimberly Decker
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We Americans have notoriously restless palates. This is especially so in today’s food-forward world, as chefs vie for celebrity status and the more adventuresome among us approach dining as an extreme sport. It’s now commonplace to find even familiar flavor favorites forced into some pretty unusual pairings, as the current practice with chocolate demonstrates.
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Ingredients

Mars Inc. research validates method for analyzing flavanols, procyanidins in cocoa

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International laboratories collaborate to validate a method developed by Mars Inc. to quantify the much-studied cocoa flavanols. Research that could help scientists and the industry in standardized reporting.
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Chocolate: Roquette America

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Roquette America’s newest formulation is chocolate enhanced with Nutralys pea protein.
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Let Them Eat -- or Drink -- Chocolate

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Chocolate milk is one consumer favorite in the midst of an identity crisis. Long a staple of most children’s school lunch, chocolate milk has been banned.
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Chocolate Milk Peps Up Athletes (and Sales)

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The increased focus on post-workout nutrition has athletes looking for the optimal recovery fuel. Experts suggest there is a two-hour recovery window that represents the best time to refuel and
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The Greater Good

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From its home base in Cincinnati, the fourth generation of the Graeter family is taking its premium, hand-packed ice cream to grocery stores nationwide.
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Graeter's Runs a Hands-on Ice Cream Plant

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The Cincinnati processor bought plenty of modern equipment for its new plant, but the company relies on veteran employees to mix and pack the ice cream by hand.
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DOCUMENTS AND FILES

Immunel

November 10, 2011
Find out the current state of knowledge regarding Immunel, a proprietary extract from colostral whey.

Bulk Liquid, Food Transport Solutions

November 10, 2011
AsepTrans is a leading provider of aseptic tanks dedicated to food grade products.

ATS Engineering

November 10, 2011
ln today's growing global demand and market for packaged foods, A.T.S. Engineering, Inc. has emerged as a manufacturer of precision packaging equipment for the food industry.

Cooling Tunnel

November 10, 2011
Airinotec offers customized solutions and energy-efficient technologies.

Precisa Optimized Texture Solutions

November 10, 2011
Achieve the perfect texture faster with this new solution from National Starch Food Innovation.

Vector Conveyor Systems

November 10, 2011
Realize the full potential of your Phantom metal detector with an in-line Vector Conveyor from Fortress Technology. 

Delkor Debuts Innovations for International Dairy Show

November 10, 2011
Delkor will showcase new retail- and shelf-ready packaging at the International Dairy Show.  

Sterling Technology Discusses Tegricel

November 10, 2011
Tegricel is a proprietary extract from colostral whey (bovine). This white paper describes the current state of knowledge, involving specific biological mechanisms of action, proof of concept in animal studies and clinical data in humans. 

Creatively Kosher

November 10, 2011
Increased consumer interest in kosher foods drives suppliers to scale up production of specialty ingredients, such as beef gelatin, an ingredient long sought by product developers.

What is Anaerobic Treatment?

November 10, 2011
ADI Systems offers a wide range of wastewater treatment systems, including bench- and pilot-scale testing, custom-designed solutions and proprietary and patented technologies for anaerobic and aerobic biological waste treatment. 

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Agropur, Natrel Division USA, St. Paul, Minn.

 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 

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Milk/Flavored Milk and Non-Dairy Beverages: Opportunities in the Beverage Segment

This free webinar will cover methods and ingredients available to increase protein levels, processing issues related to high-protein beverages, future ingredients and opportunities for protein fortification, adding value to milk and beverages, niche markets for high-protein milk and beverages and case studies of Core Power and Fairlife.

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