ChocolatePre, Pro, Synbiotics

Are you ready for probiotic chocolate?

“We expect that the trend towards high-end [chocolate] products, especially those touting wellness benefits, will be the life force in this market for the next several years.”

That’s the conclusion from Tatjana Meerman, publisher of the report, The US Market for Chocolate.

What’s this got to do with probiotics?

Barry Callebaut, a manufacturer of cocoa, chocolate and confectionery products, plans to introduce probiotic chocolate during the Food Ingredients Europe meeting in London at the end of October this year.

More on the recently reported health benefits of dark chocolate is here, and a lot more on probiotics can be found here.

8/16/07 20:54 JR

Hi, I’m JR

John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at, a complementary and alternative medicine website.