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Weekly Wrap Up-Chocolate University and Cereal’s Whopping Sugar Content

In my WWU (Weekly Wrap Up), I compile some of the latest trends in the food industry, breaking news and cool things of interest. It’s all about the baking, cooking and general shenanigans brought to you live from the world wide web.

Here’s this week’s lineup:

Education: Chocolate University

Photo: Askinosie Chocolate

Photo: Askinosie Chocolate

A school where you learn about chocolate, probably sampling tons along the way….YUM! But Askinosie Chocolate’s University is more than what we think a typical school is. They are providing young children with the opportunity to learn about community, small business and yes, even chocolate. Read more.


Tip: Healthy Cereals? Not So Much.



Some of the best known health cereals actually have more sugar than a donut. Think we’re kidding? Think again.  Read more.


Shenanigans: Police Chase Stolen Ice Cream Truck

Photo: Stephen Laffer

Photo: Stephen Laffer

In Australia, a man jumped behind the wheel of a lowly ice cream truck and led a brigade of twelve police cars at a low speed chase. Of course police were playing catch-up as children have been chasing ice-cream trucks for decades. Read more.


News: Paula Deen’s Comeback


Photo: PaulaDeen.com

Haters are going to hate, so it’s no surprise that Paula Deen is going to have to do something different to keep her fans happy and to keep controversy at bay. No longer cooking for the world stage, Deen has instead created a private arena for fans who absolutely want her in their lives. Read more.


Service: Ingredient Delivery for Restaurant Quality Meals


Photo: Forage.co

Those busy career individuals or ones who live in a small town without access to high level ingredients can rejoice with services like Forage at their beck and call. Taking the ideology that restaurants can fire meals in under twenty minutes, Forage has taken that concept to the home cook. Read more.


Gadgets: Ice Cream Lovers Rejoice!

Photo: genius-gadgets.com

Photo: genius-gadgets.com

Gone are the days of ice cream + ice cream scoops. Now there’s motorized cones to make licking so much easier, and even an at home Dippin’ Dot maker. What will they think of next? Here’s just some of the ideas, Learn more.


Product: Chocolate Fondant Bar


A chocolate bar with English style pudding (aka gooey chocolate and a layer of cake)…. sounds amazing! Learn more, and demand it in a store near you today.

Written by Tarte Chic

Author Kat Nielsen (formerly Kat Wojtylak) is a creative type with an immense love for food. She maintains a day job handling marketing and brand support to various companies while enjoying her evenings and weekends writing recipes and blogging all about her culinary experiences.

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