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Pastry News

The latest news about current affairs within the world of pâtisserie: new stores, latest business news, trends, schools, associations…

Pain au chocolat or Chocolatine? The debate reaches the French Parliament

June 4, 2018 |

Ten deputies from the Gascony region claim that Chocolatine has the same status as Pain au chocolat, a dispute that actually began with the historical name that this mythical specialty had in its origins in 1830.More info

A German athlete cycles 10,000 km to promote the fair trade of chocolate

April 25, 2018 |

His idea is to make a limited edition of chocolate with the cocoa beans he transports on his bicycle from Ecuador and Colombia.More info

Scientists from the University of California work towards the survival of chocolate

January 8, 2018 |

In collaboration with the chocolate bar brand Mars, they are modifying the DNA of small cocoa plants to make them more resistant to adverse conditions.More info

The French Pastry School is in danger, a call for support

December 20, 2017 |

The school is forced to abandon its facilities, which could signify its irreversible closure.More info

“Les Génies du Chocolat”, history and praise of French artisan chocolate

September 21, 2017 |

Three volumes and 685 pages to discover techniques and interviews, why France is considered the country with the best chocolate in the world through the use of stories. More info

Barry Callebaut presents its new Ruby chocolate in Shanghai

September 18, 2017 |

Dinara Kasko, Martin Diez, Marijn Coertjens, and Janice Wong were the special guest chefs. More info

Traditional Sicilian tools, made in chocolate

August 22, 2017 |

An Italian architect has shaped traditional Sicilian utensils such as containers for ricotta or traps for shellfish. The objective: showcasing the rich culture of this island.More info

Twin Peaks launch delayed due to Toblerone

August 11, 2017 |

Last June, Poudland announced the launch in the UK of the new Twin Peaks chocolate bar, with a distinctive British flavor. However, the product has not reached store shelves after receiving a legal letter from Mondelez International, maker of Toblerone,More info

Mexican researchers find anti-cancer properties in chocolate

July 27, 2017 |

Epicatechin is a molecule present in chocolate that can kill cancer cells selectively without affecting normal cells.More info

A neoprene bag, possible solution to de-seasonalize chocolate in Italy

June 28, 2017 |

Three students from Georgetown University have been selected by Domori to continue a field research centered on getting chocolate to be consumed in the summer.More info