There may be sweet news for saccharin -- July 18, 1997
Boston trolley tour tempts chocolate lovers
The National Toxicology Program announced plans Friday to review data that could lead to the removal of saccharin from the federal government's official report of potential cancer-causing substances.
The average American consumes 12 pounds of chocolate a year. In Boston, some tourists may be tilting the scales, as they set out to savor some of the city's sinfully sweet creations.
Inside a jelly bean factory
Crazy cakes: designer desserts
Tasty, colorful and fat free. What's not to like about jelly beans?
Chocolate may help reduce heart disease
Before you say no to chicken or sushi for dessert -- make sure
you're not missing a dish that takes the cake.
Cashing in on the fortune cookie -- March 12, 1996
Chocolate contains high levels of phenol, a chemical that helps
reduce the risk of heart disease, according to a researcher at the University of California-Davis.
Nested in rural Georgia, the Big Fortune Cookie Co. bakes more than 115,000
cookies a day that are produced by three production lines running 24 hours a day,
five days a week.
Chocolate triggers feel-good chemicals
Argentenian town takes chocolate seriously
Researchers have found that eating
chocolate, the number one food craved by American women, causes the brain to release
endorphins, chemicals that make us feel good.
Dose of sugar may make you smarter
Mention the Southern Argentinean town of Bariloche to
anyone in South America, and the first thing that comes to mind is chocolate.
Ghana cocoa industry at crossroads
Dr. Paul Gold, a psychologist at the University of Virginia, found that in his studies on rats and humans, subjects that were given a dose of glucose sugar could think better.
Hawaii makes waves with chocolate
At the urging of the World Bank and other aid donors, Ghana's government has carried out
major reforms in the cocoa sector, improving efficiency and channeling more money to farmers. At
the same time, world market prices have recovered from historic lows.
Hawaii, famous for its scenic beauty and deep blue surf, is
making waves with the U.S.'s first home-grown chocolate.
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Sugar Information Service
Sugar and Sweetener Yearbook
Clearinghouse of sugar information.
Requires subscriber information, but is free to those who subscribe. Offers monthly market reports, freight rates, links to other sugar associations and a quarterly market review.
The Monitor Sugar Company site
U.S. and world data on acreage, yield, and production of sugar crops; production, trade, supply and use, and prices for sugar; and supply and use data for caloric and non-caloric sweeteners.
Weight Watcher's facts about sugar.
A corporate site includes all sorts of sugar information, for example non-food uses for sugar, healthy facts and recipes.
Candy USA: Types of Chocolate
From the Sweetfudge company, this page includes such fun facts as how to make chocolate leaves and how long chocolate can stay fresh. Site also includes chocolate recipes and a chocolate fan club!
A world of chocolate - a luscious global update
Chocolate, Candy and Fudge at The Shopping Place
This fact sheet is part of the Confectioner's Association site. The site features lots of information, including trivia, news and links to other sweet sites!
I Need My Chocolate!
This commercial site is a chocolate-lover's information clearinghouse. Includes a Chocolatopedia with facts about the cocoa bean, chocolate's history and the various kinds of chocolates in the world.
The Chocolate Lover's Page
Another great site: chocolate on the Web, a column on the all-new One Passion Web site, chocolate in DC, recipes and a Chocolate Haiku poem.
Founded in 1994 as a simple list of twenty chocolate shops and other chocolate-related resources on the Web, this resource has grown to become the most comprehensive list of chocolate web sites in the world.
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Pillsbury Bake-off Desserts Index
Take a look at the recipes of cakes that have made the Pillsbury Bake-off legendary.
Rice Krispies Recipes Galore
desserts and other sweets
Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder
Dolores' Web page for cake decorators
Sweet Technology Home Page
Lots of baking and food links, including pastry chef favorites and a recipe for making rock candy.
Zia's Dessert Resources
Clearinghouse of sweets information, includes a service page to find food related information, a cake and recipe archive and discussion groups.
Lots of links to recipes, baking tips and general baking information.
The Village Bakery: The best resource on the net for bread baking
The Cooking Dictionary
Check out the recipe bin, and ask a question in the bread question center.
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