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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…

Sugar improves memory and mood in those over 60

July 30, 2018 |

A small amount of glucose can help older people work more efficiently, according to research from the University of Warwick.More info

Virtual visits to international bakeries in Iba 2018

July 26, 2018 |

How is bread made in Germany, Greece, Iceland, Austria, and the United States? In the next edition of the fair you can discover this and more without leaving Munich, with virtual reality glasses.More info

France wants to do away with titanium dioxide

July 6, 2018 |

France wants to ban this food additive that some studies relate to colon cancer.More info

Desserts arrive at Chef’s Table

July 3, 2018 |

Christina Tosi, Jordi Roca, Will Goldfarb, and Corrado Assenza are the pastry chefs portrayed in the fourth season of this documentary series.More info

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