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BRUSSELS CHOCOLATIER AWARD WINNER, LEFT FINANCE JOB TO MAKE CHOCOLATE

BRUSSELS CHOCOLATIER AWARD WINNER, LEFT FINANCE JOB TO MAKE CHOCOLATE

Burnout is something people in the Financial sector are familiar with, but not many leave those careers and go on to become award-winning chocolatiers instead. But that is exactly what Vanessa Renard did. Only three…

DANDELION CHOCOLATE WORKERS WIN BATTLE TO UNIONISE

DANDELION CHOCOLATE WORKERS WIN BATTLE TO UNIONISE

Dandelion Chocolate now officially has an unionised workforce. The outcome couldn’t have been closer, with a vote of, 20 to 19, in favour of the Union. The background to the story is one of acrimony,…

FERRERO ROCHER WINS RARE TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT IN CHINA

FERRERO ROCHER WINS RARE TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT IN CHINA

Recently, a Shanghai court ruled that repackaging Ferrero Rocher labels without authorization from the company did constitute a criminal trademark infringement, showing that China is serious about intellectual property protection. In this case, the defendant,…

SOCIAL CHANGE FROM ETHICAL COCOA AND COFFEE: MOKA’S STORY IN CAMEROON

SOCIAL CHANGE FROM ETHICAL COCOA AND COFFEE: MOKA’S STORY IN CAMEROON

By Erik Sanner This article is part of our FCIA Raising the Bar Column, produced by members of the FCIA exclusively for Bartalks. You can learn more about the. benefits of FCIA membership on their…

HOTEL CHOCOLAT EXPANDS UK MANUFACTURING

HOTEL CHOCOLAT EXPANDS UK MANUFACTURING

Hotel Chocolat, the UK retailer that has built up a substantial war chest through conducting recent share sales, plans to invest a part of that money into expanding its production capacity. 140 new full-time employees…

HOTEL CHOCOLAT RAISES £40M TO BECOME GLOBAL DIGITAL CHOC LEADER

HOTEL CHOCOLAT RAISES £40M TO BECOME GLOBAL DIGITAL CHOC LEADER

Some Press have been speculating over the need for Hotel Chocolat to raise funds. The board clearly decided that the speculation was affecting the share price and felt moved to make a statement – which…

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