Latest Cacao Stories

2010-09-14 23:01:00

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mars, Incorporated, the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), and IBM released the preliminary findings of their breakthrough cacao genome sequence and made it available in the public domain.

2010-06-02 09:49:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Fruitology, Inc., a leading developer of high quality, distinctive, wholesome beverages and supplements, is pleased to announce Cacao Dark Chocolate -- a weight management liquid supplement with a rich, decadent chocolate taste designed to satisfy one's sweet tooth while making you feel fuller faster and resulting in weight loss.

2010-05-04 04:00:00

Five-Year Program to Reach Nearly 30,000 Smallholder Farmers in Cameroon YAOUNDE, Cameroon, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a ceremony held in Yaounde, the World Cocoa Foundation launched the Cocoa Livelihoods Program (CLP) in Cameroon.

2010-04-21 08:01:00

New USDA-Funded Project to Build Skills, Resources of 25,000 Farmers to Grow High-Value Crops DAVAO CITY, Philippines, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new $5.4 million project aims to increase the incomes and food security of 25,000 farmers in the Philippines by harnessing local value chains to increase opportunities and sustainability in growing high-value crops like cocoa, coconuts and rice. "The current cacao industry is a great opportunity for smallholder farmers to increase their...

2010-03-08 07:00:00

LAGOS, Nigeria, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony held in Osogbo, Osun State, the World Cocoa Foundation today launched the Cocoa Livelihoods Program (CLP) in Nigeria.

2010-02-15 10:30:00

MCLEAN, Va. and ZURICH, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The unique and good-for-you cocoa flavanols - the natural compounds found in the cocoa fruit linked to important circulatory and other health benefits - will soon be easier to identify and obtain when making nutrition choices.

2009-11-24 17:51:15

A recent study confirms that the antioxidants and other plant-based nutrients in chocolate and cocoa products are highly associated with the amount of non-fat cocoa-derived ingredients in the product.

2009-10-19 04:00:00

ACCRA, Ghana, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony held in Accra, the World Cocoa Foundation today announced the launch of the Cocoa Livelihoods Program (CLP) in Ghana.

2009-02-10 20:22:54

A U.S. health educator advises giving the gift of cancer prevention -- dark chocolate on Valentine's Day. Sally Scroggs of the University of Texas M.D.

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