An international chocolate war is hitting home for a local business in the Twin Cities. A lawsuit between Hershey Chocolate and British importers has put a stop to imported English Cadbury chocolate.
On Valentine’s Day, Jason DeRusha turned his attention to chocolate. More so. That’s because one of the top 10 chocolatiers in North America is right here in St. Paul.
A Hastings store that began with a box of chocolates came to fame after incorporating an old family recipe. It’s not exactly Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, but the mom and pop shop Creative Confectionaire, Dave and Cindy Blomquist’s Hasting’s basement, seems to have found the trick to their treats inside.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. And what better to get your loved one on this special day that hand-dipped chocolates and candies? WCCO’s Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus decided to do just that!
We all could use a pick-me-up and some good mood boosting once in a while. This week Dara breaks out her Top 5 Foods to Boost Your Mood! So turn that frown upside down and enjoy!
Show mom how much you appreciate all she does by getting her something from E.S.P.’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide.
It turns out that one of the up-and-comers on the national chocolate scene is in Hudson, Wis. Over the past few months, Knoke’s Chocolate has been visited by Duff from ACE of Cakes and Martha Stewart who tried to learn his techniques.
There are a lot of mixed messages when it comes to our health. Drink coffee, don’t drink coffee. Eat this, now don’t eat it. So the WCCO Morning Show brought in an expert to dispel some medical myths.
A St. Paul icon is opening its doors to the public for the first time in more than 50 years. The Pearson’s Candy Company’s factory along West 7th Street has been virtually unchanged since it started production there in 1959.
You can taste your way along the St. Croix River Valley and check out B&B’s in Minnesota and Wisconsin — with chocolate. It’s happening tomorrow and next Sunday.
Chocolate lovers are in for a treat this weekend as the annual Taste of Chocolate is back in the Twin Cities on Sunday.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, you can bet a lot of people will be gifted some sweet treats. But are sugary snacks really the best gifts to give?
WCCO viewers said the Best Candy Store in the state is the same one that’s become a landmark in downtown St. Paul – Candyland.
For most Americans its Chocolate, then Pizza. Salty snacks, then ice cream. Almost all of us report craving food. Researchers do think that every craving starts with a cue.
There are several studies out there that tell you what’s good for you and what’s bad. But what’s true and what’s a myth? We’ll try to simplify it all for you here.
Diets would be a lot easier if cravings for things like ice cream, chocolate and chips didn’t get in the way. A crave can throw off your nutrition for the whole day. You can eat well and balanced all day and then end up blowing the whole thing on a huge slice of cake.
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and time is running out if you haven’t found something special for your mom. If you still haven’t found that perfect gift for her, Chris Stanford ran down some of the gift-giving Do’s and Don’ts.
With Tax Day rapidly approaching, we need our minds to be sharp. Check out these tasty foods to help you think.
Never does chocolate get as much attention as it does right now — the days leading up to Valentine’s Day.
By Anna Berend Dia de los enamorados. Giorno dell’amore. Jour de l’amour. The day of love. No matter how you say it, Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to shower your special someone with gifts […]
Cargill Inc. is buying German chocolate company Schwartauer Werke GmbH & Co. KG Kakao Verarbeitung Berlin as it looks to expand its European cocoa and chocolate business.
Got a sweet tooth? The Twin Cities is just he place to satisfy that craving! Here are the best candy shops and confectioners in the area.