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French chocolatier Patrick Roger says his secret is an ability to intentionally regulate the temperature of his hands.
Austrian hotel selling drive-thru chocolate as fourth lockdown bites
With the tourism sector shut again, one luxury hotel in Vienna is taking to the streets to sell its world famous Sacher Torte cake.
Chocolate, the billion euro industry that tastes good and does good
The cocoa industry is big business, worth billions of euros every year. But is our love for chocolate good for the planet and farmers? We look at how the sector is trying to be more sustainable, fair and teach consumers to be more responsible.
Paris Chocolate Fair gets dressed up with a fashion cake-over
The event, which was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic last year, gives visitors a chance to discover the latest innovations and taste creations.
Snack attack: Is climate change going to kill your favourite food?
Prepare to say goodbye to crucial snacks and treats as the planet’s climate shifts in the coming years.
The 8 ethical chocolate brands to buy for guilt-free gorging
We review the chocolate brands working to stop industry exploitation and help clean up the planet.
What are the most eco-friendly chocolate eggs to buy this Easter?
Not all chocolate eggs are equal when it comes to their environmental impact but there are some eco-egg options.
Your chocolate Easter egg could be fuelling deforestation
Is palm oil in all kinds of chocolate? And why is it so bad for the environment?
Could chocolate be the next victim of the pandemic?
Fairtrade is working to protect cocoa farmers being hit hard by the coronavirus.
Can you imagine paying for food with rubbish? You can in London.
Chocolatier Montezuma's has opened a recycling-focused pop up shop.
Chocolate coronavirus by French baker provokes smiles
A chocolate shell sprinkled with red almonds - an edible representation of the new coronavirus made by French chocolatier Jean-Francois Pre, who took his inspiration from a 3D model of the disease
Hot chocolate as thieves brazenly steal truck-load of the sweet stuff
Outsourcing turns sour for a chocolate firm as a 20,000-tonne consignment is stolen from a factory in Austria.
Watch: Models get a taste for the sweet at Paris Chocolate Fair
The fashion show celebrated chocolate-producing countries including Peru and Ivory Coast.
Can a chocolate bar end poverty? The story of radical equality
'The Other Bar proves a combination of technology and consumer choice can tackle poverty.'
Ivory Coast and Ghana suspend sales of cocoa
The two African governments hope to address the imbalance between farmers' income and money made by large commodity merchants. Producers and traders agreed on this course of action as the majority of money does not reach the farmers who live in poverty.
How ethical is your chocolate?
How can we be sure that our chocolates are fair and planet friendly? A simple question with a complex answer.
This organic chocolate is made by hand... and feet
This chocolate factory in Ivory Coast has a very different approach to chocolate making than the rest of the country.
Watch: Chocolate dresses grace Brussels catwalk
One creation used 8kg of chocolate – not far off the 6kg the average Belgian eats in a year.
Chefs recreate Hollywood monster King Kong with 1.8m chocolate statue
Two chefs have created a 1.8 metre statue of King Kong scaling the Empire State Building made entirely of milk chocolate
It's as real as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will ever get
It looked like a scene from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. A street in a small town near Dortmund, Germany, had a ‘river’ of chocolate after a local factory spill.
Mutiny on the Bounty: consumers upset over advent calendar chocolates
'Christmas is cancelled!': consumers express shock on social media after discovering coconut Bounty is first in this year's Celebrations advent calendar.
Brexit consequences hint at Mars bar shortage
Chocolate lovers in the UK take note. In the event of a No Deal Brexit the UK could run out of Mars bars within a matter of weeks. Buzzfeed news reports that Britain's environment minister Michael Gove was warned by industry that two key ingredients are imported and perish within days.
Chocolate fashion show wows at Salon du Chocolat in Lyon
Watch our best bits from Lyon's Salon du Chocolat, from the delicious chocolate displays to the captivating catwalk creations.
Maker of Nutella, Ferrero Rocher in search of tasters
The popular Italian confectionary company says no prior experience is necessary for the role.