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Sweet Senior Has Given Away 6,000 Chocolate Bars to Strangers in Decade-Long Act of Kindness

This 93-year-old is nicknamed “The Candy Man” because he has spent the last 11 years giving away chocolate bars to strangers.

Regularly Eating Chocolate Actually Linked to Lower Risk of Heart Problems

Chocolate and health aren’t normally two things that we think of going hand in hand. Generally speaking, our favorite sweet belongs at the top...

This is Ruby Chocolate, First Official Type Established in 80 Years, Made With Ruby Cocoa Bean

Chocolate lovers, rejoice! There is now a fourth kind of chocolate to enjoy outside of dark, milk, and white. Barry Callebaut, the world famous Switzerland-based...

Family Fights Anti-homeless Spikes with Cushions and Chocolate

This mother and her two children were disgusted by the trend of recently erected beds of spikes designed to prevent homeless people sleeping in...

Nestlé Discovered How to Slash Sugar Content in Chocolate by 40% Without Changing Taste

Starting in 2018, this candy company will have just as many tasty treats – but with only a fraction of the usual amount of sugar.

Study Confirms Brain and Memory Benefits from Eating Dark Chocolate

Eating dark chocolate rich in cacao has been linked with numerous benefits, including stress reduction and improved heart health, but a new study has...

Cloudy, With a Chance of Chocolate: Tiny Parachutes Rain Down on Public

If you were alone on a public street and asked to “show someone you care,” what would you do? When tiny parachutes carrying the suggestion...

How a Divine Chocolate Company Gives Women Workers a Sweet Life in Ghana

Unwrap a bar of Divine Chocolate and you’ll find…not a golden ticket, but the story of one of the company’s owners. Peel back one more...

Harry Potter Fans and J.K. Rowling Win Deal to Get Child Labor Out of Chocolate

After a four-year campaign by the fan activist group the Harry Potter Alliance and its favorite author, J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros. has relented and...

Today is World Chocolate Day

  There may be health benefits to a daily piece of dark chocolate, so feast today during World Chocolate Day. Lauded for its tremendous antioxidant potential, the...
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Dark Chocolate May Help Prevent Obesity, Diabetes

More good news for chocolate lovers. Another study has shown that chocolate is good for you, this time, counter-intuitively, it was shown to ward...
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Study Shows We Work Harder If We’re Given Chocolate

Economists testing the idea that happy employees work harder found that doses of chocolate or laughter made people 12% more productive at their jobs. The...
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Aussie Chocolate Maker Helps 50 Different Families Longing to Be Reunited

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the chocolate TimTam, Arnotts is reuniting Australian family members who are longing to be together, whether living across the...
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Dark Chocolate Improves Calmness

Instead of reaching for cookies or cake when stressed out, you might want some dark chocolate instead. New research from Australia has found that...
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Peace Corps Volunteers Use Chocolate To Lift Africans from Poverty

Africa produces 70% of the world’s chocolate and 60% of the world’s vanilla crop, yet the continent makes just 1% of finished chocolate bars,...
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What Could Be Better than Renewable Energy from Chocolate?

Who knew the same delicious brown bean that creates chocolate can also generate clean green power? Cocoa bean shells left over after the...
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New Evidence that Dark Chocolate Helps Ease Emotional Stress

The "chocolate cure" for emotional stress is getting new support from a clinical trial published online in the Journal of Proteome Research. It found...
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Eat a Chocolate Bar Sustain a Village

Chocolate giant Cadbury says its Dairy Milk bars, sold in the millions, are being Fair Trade certified, yet prices will remain the same....
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Cadbury Adopts Fairtrade Source for its Chocolate

The Fairtrade movement hailed a major breakthrough last week with the announcement that Britain’s biggest-selling chocolate brand was switching to the ethical standard. Cadbury’s...

How Chocolate Can Save the Planet

"Chocolate can be good for the soul, and healthy for the body, too. But the environment? How could chocolate help with global climate change?"...