Creating the finest flavour cocoa since 1906, Luker is a family-owned, Colombian company that has developed an in-depth knowledge and love of all things chocolate. We work across the whole value chain from educating farmers and cultivating refined flavour cocoa on our own farms to creating the tastiest chocolate with our in-house experts. Everything Luker does is driven by our passion to transform people’s lives and livelihoods for the better, to protect and enhance the world we live in and, of course, to help companies and brands around the world make delicious and impactful chocolate products.
TheChocolateLife offers a wide range of services to the world of cocoa and chocolate. TheChocolateLife’s founder, Clay Gordon, has nearly 25 years of professional experience in the field, from the farm to the factory to the artisan workshop to consumer education. TheChocolateLife.com is an online community that recently celebrated its 15th anniversary and is the primary outlet for original editorial content. TheChocolateWire, a service of TheChocolateLife, is a PR/press service that makes available Clay’s subject matter expertise to companies looking to up their strategic promotional activities.
TheChocolateLife also offers a range of business consulting services to cocoa growers, chocolate makers of all sizes – from the smallest craft operation to industrial manufacturers, to government ministries in cocoa-producing countries.
FMCG Gurus provides market research and insight into consumer attitudes and behaviours across the food, beverage, and supplement markets worldwide. FMCG Gurus’ mission is to help clients understand these changes, formulate the right strategy, and provide the unparalleled expertise required to stay ahead.
International Bakery magazine is the leading source for all the latest news, trends, manufacturing equipment and technologies from the global bakery, snacks and baked goods industries. The bi-monthly publication is aimed at key decision makers across the international bakery market and circulated to more than 15,000 individuals who manage or influence budgets. Our readership includes everyone from board level management executives to those involved in production, packaging, plant engineering, research and development, quality control and buying/sales. With thoughtful and in-depth features, innovative product spotlights and the latest news in the global events division, International Bakery magazine covers all angles of the sweets and machinery sector.
International Confectionery magazine is the leading source for all the latest news, trends, manufacturing equipment and technologies from the global sweets, snacks and chocolate industries. The monthly publication is aimed at key decision makers across the international confectionery market and circulated to more than 15,000 individuals. Our readership includes everyone from board level management executives, to those involved in production, packaging, plant engineering, research and development, quality control and buying/sales. We also reach smaller confectioners, snack buyers/retailers and wholesalers looking to develop and expand, as well as offering their unique and fresh perspective on the long-standing industry. With thoughtful and in-depth features, innovative product spotlights and the latest news, International Confectionery magazine covers all angles of the sweets and machinery sector. Capturing the latest news from all around the world, we bring you the key breaking stories and hard-hitting reports, with up-to-date events and videos. As we further our reach into the digital world, our newsletter distribution, website news and social media helps to keep our readers informed with instant news on appointments, acquisitions, new products, food regulations and event news.
Hand Media International
Hand Media International was established in 1990 and was acquired by our CEO, David Rossiter in 2000 as part of a strategic review for private equity shareholders and investors. The business is 100% privately owned and has expanded substantially through international acquisition and organic growth. David has held senior positions within the U.K national newspaper environment and commercially launched FHM magazine, the blueprint for the male media market. We continue to independently advise international investors within the global media landscape as well as running our own successful international media business as ultimate proof that we practice what we preach. We write, design, edit and publish 11 publications and host several events across a range of industries. All events and publications are supported with innovative and user-friendly websites to match the products within our portfolio. Our brands themselves includes a mix of B2B and consumer publications and events, hosted and circulated across international and national platforms, all of which are produced in-house further highlighting the diverse reach of the company.