A bold new commitment from the cocoa and chocolate industry to end deforestation is welcome. But we must avoid blaming the farmers.
Don't believe all the healthy hype.
Millions of Americans believe brown cows produce chocolate milk? The way the media reported this factoid raises questions about science literacy – but different ones than you may think.
Our Easter chocolate tradition is costing our waistlines, our health and our economy. So what can we do to wrestle back Easter from the chocolate industry?
It's all about what you do after you indulge.
Chocolate is so much more than 'junk food' and should be respected as part of a healthy diet.
The benchmark scheme that protects cocoa farmers and local communities could be toppled as big players rethink their role.
In striving to reduce costs and boost profits, firms must be wary of stripping intangible assets – such as iconic design.
A little-known fruit could provide an alternative to cocoa butter.
Some old favourites are shrinking or changing shape and introducing new ingredients.
How microbes are the key ingredients when it comes to concocting a gourmet menu.
Everyone loves a study that turns one of our favourite vices into a health benefit. Before you reach for a Mars bar or a Dairy Milk, let's take a step back.
Mars' product recall will be an expensive business.
Ignore the gloom around prospects for emerging markets. There are diamonds in the rough.
The number of chocolate-makers has exploded as consumers become ever more involved in the process from bean to bar.
Behind the scenes of your mid-morning treat is a fierce legal battle to protect market share and profits.
Chocolate-makers have been trying to find a way to keep chocolate from melting at higher temperatures for years.
A recent hoax study suggesting chocolate helps people lose weight highlights many problems with the way science is conducted and reported by the media.
Why do chocolate makers and other food producers use unsustainably grown palm oil? You can blame health-conscious consumers looking for alternatives to trans fats.
Australians love Easter but it seems we love Easter eggs more, spending more than A$185 million on chocolate over the holiday break.