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NESQUIK JOINS THE NESCAFÉ DOLCE GUSTO LINE-UP

By kristina / July 12, 2019

Nesquik, the iconic family favourite milk drink, has joined the long list of flavours available for the Nescafé Dolce Gusto system. Providing the familiar cocoa flavour adored by generations, each serving of Nescafé Dolce Gusto Nesquik hot chocolate provides a source of calcium and also offers a generous foam top, giving drinkers a unique and […]

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PHENOLS IN COCOA BEAN SHELLS MAY REVERSE OBESITY-RELATED PROBLEMS-STUDY FINDS

By kristina / July 5, 2019

A new study by researchers at the University of Illinois suggests that three of the phenolic compounds in cocoa bean shells have powerful effects on the fat and immune cells, potentially reversing the chronic inflammation and insulin resistance associated with obesity. Visiting scholar in food science Miguel Rebollo-Hernanz and Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia, a professor […]

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EUROPEAN COCOA FORUM TO TAKE PLACE IN LISBON IN SEPTEMBER

By kristina / June 18, 2019

The next European Cocoa Forum will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, 17-20 September 2019. The European Cocoa Forum is organized every three years and gathers more than 200 professionals from the cocoa and chocolate sectors and provides an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with fellow cocoa professionals. Networking activity will start on 17 September and the […]

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HOW TO TURN COCOA BEANS INTO ELECTRICITY

By kristina / March 15, 2019

UK researchers have developed a new green technology to generate electricity from discarded cocoa pod husks, which they hope will benefit Ghanian farming communities with little or no access to grid power. The project, led by the University of Nottingham, aims to spawn an entirely new biofuel industry which would create new local jobs for […]

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COCOA MAY HELP CURB FATIGUE ASSOCIATED WITH MS

By kristina / March 15, 2019

Cocoa may help curb the fatigue that is typically associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), suggest the results of a small feasibility trial, published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. Cocoa is rich in flavonoids — substances found abundantly in fruit and vegetables and associated with anti-inflammatory properties. If the findings are confirmed […]

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