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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…

“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

Gerhard Petzl and the chocolate room

May 30, 2017 |

The Swiss-born chocolatier devoted a year of his life to this exhaustive life-size recreation.More info

Eating chocolate reduces the risk of arrhythmias

May 29, 2017 |

People who consume between two and six weekly servings of chocolate are up to 20% less likely to develop atrial fibrillation.More info

A new freeze-dried ice cream with organic ingredients has been released

May 17, 2017 |

Robert Collignon recovers the idea of the freeze-dried ice cream launched in the past to feed astronauts in space, but made in a less industrial way and with organic ingredients.More info

“Le Meilleur Pâtissier, Les professionels”: a television competition for professionals

April 11, 2017 |

The jury consists of four great names in French pastry: Philippe Conticini, Pierre Hermé, Frédéric Bau, and Cyril Lignac.More info