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Demand for s’mores spiked in areas with most COVID-19 cases, the CEO of Hershey says — and the company tracked infection rates to decide its ad spend

Hershey CEO Michele Buck said demand for s’mores ingredients spiked in areas with high COVID-19 rates. The company tracked cases and adjusted its ad spending to target those areas, Buck told CNBC. Q4 profits for Hershey rocketed 41.5% to $US405.1 million, the company said Thursday. Visit the Business section of […]
Demand for s’mores spiked in areas with most COVID-19 cases, the CEO of Hershey says — and the company tracked infection rates to decide its ad spend
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14 of the best desserts to buy at Costco for under $16

The grocery-store chain Costco sells a range of desserts in bulk. You can buy sweet dishes like the Tuxedo Chocolate Mousse Cake from Costco’s bakery. Chocolate lovers would likely enjoy the brownie bites and the covered sandwich cookies. You can find mochi and ice-cream bars in the freezer aisles. Visit […]
14 of the best desserts to buy at Costco for under $16
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Former ‘The Great British Baking Show’ winner says the disastrous brownie challenge this season may not have been the contestants’ fault

“The Great British Baking Show” season 10 winner David Atherton thinks the most recent batch of contestants probably just needed a little more time during this season’s controversial brownie challenge. During “Chocolate Week,” the contestants were asked to bake a tray of basic chocolate brownies in 90 minutes. Judges Paul […]
Former ‘The Great British Baking Show’ winner says the disastrous brownie challenge this season may not have been the contestants’ fault
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30 of the best seasonal items to get at Aldi this winter

Aldi’s shelves are now stocked with affordable and festive seasonal products. You can find savoury items like lasagna rolls, party dips, and cheese assortments. Seasonal sweets like cookies, candies, and baking ingredients are also available. As a retailer known for its reasonable prices, all of these Aldi winter items can […]
30 of the best seasonal items to get at Aldi this winter
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Hershey’s says chocolate and peanut butter are booming, pushing its profits past $500 million — but social distancing means people aren’t buying its gum or breath mints

Hershey’s sold 15.7% more baking products such as chocolate chips and peanut butter in the three months to September 30 compared to the previous quarter, it said Friday. Because of that, and because of Halloween candy sales, Hershey’s profits rose 13.9% year-on-year to $US543.3 million, it said. Sales of chocolate […]
Hershey’s says chocolate and peanut butter are booming, pushing its profits past $500 million — but social distancing means people aren’t buying its gum or breath mints
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16 storage mistakes that could be ruining your favourite snacks

Insider asked chefs and food-storage experts to explain the proper ways to store your favourite household snacks. They advised tightly sealing your packages for snacks like pretzels and beef jerky. Avoid keeping foods like nuts, chocolate, and granola bars near sources of light and heat. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
16 storage mistakes that could be ruining your favourite snacks
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Children in West Africa are working night shifts to fuel a $100-billion chocolate industry that has failed to crack down on child labour, a US government-commissioned report found

A new report commissioned by the US Department of Labour has revealed the staggering level of dangerous child labour in the $US100 billion chocolate industry. The report, from University of Chicago researchers, found that 1.56 million children in Ghana and the Ivory Coast were working in the industry. Most of […]
Children in West Africa are working night shifts to fuel a $100-billion chocolate industry that has failed to crack down on child labour, a US government-commissioned report found