This is from one of those daily newsletters I get about what’s happening in the food industry. This one covers baked goods, snacks, and candy. And this particular collection of articles deals with chocolate as an instrument of international trade policy.
Chocolate’s use in bakery is a booming business in China: Once perceived as an exotic delicacy – bought only as a luxury gift or an extravagant treat – the Chinese consumers’ taste for chocolate is growing and the ingredient is quickly cementing a niche for itself in bakery. Read more
I can’t help thinking about all those calories in chocolate-laden baked goods, and their effects on Chinese waistlines….