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2014-05-22 16:28:26

MT. OLIVE, N.J., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars Chocolate supports the cocoa sector's most ambitious and comprehensive plan to work together to rejuvenate and sustain the cocoa economy, the company announced today. Called "CocoaAction" and created under the auspices of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), the strategy is focused on specific, collaborative measures to increase productivity and support community development for no fewer than 300,000 West African farmers by 2020. To...

2014-05-20 12:35:33

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senior executives from 12 of the world's largest chocolate and cocoa companies are signing a joint agreement with the Government of Côte d'Ivoire as part of an unprecedented strategy to accelerate actions to make cocoa farming in the country sustainable. The plan, announced here today and known as CocoaAction, calls for building a rejuvenated and economically viable cocoa sector through increased cooperation between...

2014-05-15 20:24:45

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) has named Barry Parkin, chief sustainability officer at Mars, Incorporated, as its new Board of Directors chairman. He will complete the term of Nicko Debenham, who recently became the new vice-president of cocoa sustainability at Barry Callebaut. "We are grateful to Barry Parkin for taking on this important position at WCF. Barry brings great drive and a real passion for cocoa sustainability to the WCF...

2014-05-07 08:27:32

Best Picks of 2014 Have Nothing to Do with Football as M&M'S® Asks Fans to Choose Peanut, Peanut Butter or Pretzel as their Favorite Flavor HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The M&M'S® brand announced today that it is drafting off the hype of football news by giving its fans their own draft and asking them to select their favorite M&M'S(®) flavor. From May 7 - May 19, fans can visit the M&M'S(®) Racing Facebook page and share which M&M'S(®) flavor...

2014-05-05 16:25:26

Lindt USA Encourages Consumers to Take a Moment to Recharge, Launches Consumer Contest to Melt Away with LINDOR Truffles STRATHAM, N.H., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No matter how busy life gets, taking a moment to relax and recharge can make everything better, and according to a new Lindt USA survey, 90 percent of women across the country agree. As women have an increasingly harder time unwinding, and moms specifically have more demanding family responsibilities to juggle, Lindt is...

2014-04-29 08:29:27

Ultimate Girls Glamping Getaway (with a Butler!) at The Resort at Paws Up® in Montana OAKLAND, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glamping has been named one of the five hottest trends in girls getaways by TravelChannel.com(1). Women everywhere are kicking off their heels and indulging in the cozy fireside chats and scenic hikes of camping but with plush beds, jetted tubs and chic campfire cuisine! The SKINNY COW(®) brand, makers of permissibly indulgent ice cream and candy treats,...

2014-04-22 08:26:26

Helps Hershey with commitment to environmental sustainability PITTSBURGH, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GENCO, the leader in delivering product lifecycle logistics(®) solutions, announced today that it is participating in The Hershey Company's Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Program at its Western distribution center in Ogden, UT. Hershey's ZWL Program is intended to divert materials that would typically end up in landfills to alternate channels, such as recycling, reuse or incineration....

2014-04-16 08:28:39

Iconic Brand Continues 'Year of Peanut' Campaign with a Nutty Twist on Traditional Soccer Ball HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a soccer ball that's bright yellow, oblong in shape, and totally nutty. That's M&M'S® Brand M-Ball(TM) - and thanks to M&M'S, now consumers can win one of their own. Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced that M-Ball - a brightly colored soccer ball shaped like M&M'S® Peanut Chocolate Candies - is arriving in the U.S.,...

2014-04-15 12:26:41

Brand Unveils Unique Star Wars-themed M&M'S and Packaging to Celebrate "Star Wars Day" and Fans Everywhere MT. ARLINGTON, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4(th), MY M&M'S is unveiling "sweet" Star Wars-themed MY M&M'S chocolate candies and merchandise. Now, fans of either the dark or light side can join the chocolate 'm'pire and display their allegiance with special blends of M&M'S with well-known Star Wars phrases and characters, like Darth...

2014-04-04 16:21:40

Lachey Shares Personal Connection to Autism Cause and Encourages Fans to Help Give Back This Easter STRATHAM, N.H., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nick Lachey, television personality, multi-platinum recording artist, loving husband and father, joins premium chocolatier, Lindt USA, to launch the fifth Lindt GOLD BUNNY Celebrity Auction and help raise awareness for autism, a cause close to his family. Lachey, who is sharing his personal connection to autism, joins the exclusive line-up...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.