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Farewell to Michael Cockerill … Conversation expands … rub and thug …

Farewell to Michael Cockerill … Conversation expands … rub and thug …

Soccer journalist Michael Cockerill has died of cancer.

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

Is Tony Abbott doing enough to prepare Australians for tough times ahead? The Coalition has a chocolate policy, plus other political campaign bites.

How to make chocolate from scratch

How to make chocolate from scratch

Did you know chocolate starts off as white goo? Read this fascinating tale of a visit to Costa Rica, where cacao pods are ripened, dried out in the sunshine and ground until a delicious cocoa powder appears.

Will ‘Choc Finger’ foiling mean we pay more for coffee and chocolate?

Will ‘Choc Finger’ foiling mean we pay more for coffee and chocolate?

For those of us who live on caffeine and sugar, it’s exactly the news we didn’t want to hear. Coffee and cocoa prices soaring to record highs on the commodities market, so are these prices here to stay?

Will Cadbury’s chocolate stay Fairtrade?

Will Cadbury’s chocolate stay Fairtrade?

Food giant Kraft has swallowed up Cadbury, but will it honour the chocolatier's commitment to only using Fairtrade cocoa beans for its Dairy Milk and Black & Gold brands?

Why you can’t find a chocolate bar in China

Why you can’t find a chocolate bar in China

Last week, Slate writer Daniel Gross noted in a dispatch from China that he was yet to see a chocolate bar in the entire country, and asked readers if they could explain why. From "lactose intolerance" to "Western conspiracy", here are the best responses.

Who will become the world’s chocolate king?

Who will become the world’s chocolate king?

Kraft, Ferrero and Hershey would all love to get their sugar-coated fingers on piece of the sweet Cadbury pie -- and whichever does will rule the world's confectionery market.

The world’s first sustainable racing car: powered by chocolate

The world’s first sustainable racing car: powered by chocolate

The world's first fully sustainable racing car is about the hit the Formula 3 competitive circuit in England next week. And if that wasn't exciting enough: it's powered by chocolate.

Cadbury’s sneaky 20% downsize

Cadbury’s sneaky 20% downsize

A lesson in clever marketing: how Cadbury have sneakily shrunk their 250g chocolate block to 200g -- without changing the size of the packaging or the price.

Can you trademark a chocolate bunny?

Can you trademark a chocolate bunny?

In 2001, Lindt trademarked its jingly bell bunny. Now that legal protection is being challenged, with Europe's High Court to preside over the Chocolate Bunny Wars.