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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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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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CHOCOLATIERS NEED MORE COCOA

By Monica / November 20, 2018

The maker of chocolate M&M’s and Snickers sees a growing risk on the horizon: sliding cocoa supply from one of the world’s top growers. The answer? Comics and WiFi. Mars Inc., maker of candy famous to consumers across the world, is among firms trying to lure millennials into cocoa farming in Indonesia, where aging planters, […]

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