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Facts we bet you didn't know about chocolates!

Who doesn't know chocolate? Even a kid would recognize it and love it all the time. But wait, who invented chocolate? When did this wholesome taste of chocolate save humanity from stress? To answer all these questions, you need to know a little bit more about the history...

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Is eating chocolate bad? Think about it.

We often say that chocolates are not healthy for children and make them avoid the delicacies as much as possible. But, we, on the other hand, love to have them occasionally. Who wouldn't love tasty treats after all? But on a deeper note, is eating chocolate really so...

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ITC launches world's most expensive chocolate priced at Rs 4.3 lakh/kg

Diversified group ITC NSE -1.90 % on Tuesday launched the world's most expensive chocolate priced at Rs 4.3 lakh per kilogram under its Fabelle brand. ITC's luxury chocolate brand Fabelle Exquisite Chocolates has introduced its limited edition range chocolate 'Trinity - Truffles Extraordinaire' - which entered into Guinness...

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Chocolate industry may feel the pinch as global cocoa prices rise

Indian chocolate industry is likely to feel the pinch of the rise in global cocoa prices because of a supply crunch. India imports large quantity of cocoa beans and powder to bridge the gap between supply and demand in the domestic market. As per the data of International...

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Chocolate may cost more as cocoa rates increase 28% in 2020

Chocolate prices are likely to go up in India as its key ingredients – cocoa and its products – have become costly. Global cocoa prices have increased 28% over the past year and are set to climb further following a crisis in West Africa, the top producing region....

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Chocolate confectionery market grows in double-digits again

Indians are back to their sweet tooth indulgence. After clocking a negative volume growth in 2015, and a low single-digit growth in the subsequent year, the Indian chocolate confectionery market rebounded to a double-digit volume growth in 2017, according to industry reports. In value terms, the chocolate market...

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Ferrero overtakes Nestle in India chocolate revenues

Nearly eight years after entering India, Italian chocolate maker Ferrero India, the maker of Kinder Joy chocolates and Nutella chocolate-hazelnut spread, posted revenues of Rs 929 crore during the seven months ended March 2015. The company changed its accounting year from August in 2014. Nestle’s chocolate division, which...

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Mars Chocolate over moon after toppling Mondelez in India in modern trade segment

Mars Chocolate, the world’s largest chocolate confectionery maker, has dislodged rival Mondelez in market share across modern trade chains in India in the filled bar category. According to market researcher Nielsen's data, Mars Chocolate had 48 per cent share on an all-India basis in the category in 2016,...

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Mars International to launch global chocolate leader M&Ms

Confectionery maker Mars International on Wednesday said it is launching the world's biggest confectionery brand M&M's in the country. Mars' top selling brand across markets, M&M's which tops sales of over a billion dollars, will add to the company's domestic portfolio which includes Mars, Snickers, Galaxy and Bounty....

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