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Thursday, 20 November 2014
Unilever PLC’s European food business has announced their plans to use only palm oil from sustainable sources by the end of 2014. The move is part of a plan to use only sustainable palm oil globally by 2020. The company currently uses around 1.5 million tonnes of the ingredient every Read more...

Wednesday, 19 November 2014
According to Datamonitor Consumer’s latest research, one in five global consumers claim to be concerned about SAD - Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of “winter depression” that is linked to reduced exposure to sunlight during shorter days of the year. A trend noted by Datamonitor is that a significant proportion of global consumers view health-enhancing food and drinks as a viable alternative to over-the-counter (OTC) medicines. The company’s 2014 global survey showed that 66% of consumers concerned about seasonal affective disorder actively buy food and drinks to improve their Read more...

Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Leading confectioners have suggested that the world’s supply of chocolate is running out due to a price surge. The increase in price is said to be due to demand outpacing supply. Barry Callebaut has stated that it sold 1.72 million tonnes of chocolate in the year to the end of August, which shows an 11.8% rise since the same time last year. As well, cocoa prices have risen by a quarter. Industry experts are saying that contributing factors to the forecasted shortage include Ebola outbreak, increase in demand for chocolate in China and unsettled weather conditions in West Read more...
Issue Archive

Tuesday, 11 November 2014
The November 2014 issue of Kennedy's is now online. In this issue: • Industry News• Innovations in chocolate• Machinery for bakery• Delicious wrapping - cones and cups• Starch moulding and jellies and gums• Bakery in the bag• HiE Read more...
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Monday, 17 November 2014
Ferrero is expanding its highly successful Kinder brand with the introduction of a new range of bite-sized chocolate confectionery suitable for sharing or on-the-go treating. The new range includes Kinder Choco-Bons, Kinder Chocolate Mini and Kinder Chocolate with Cereals Mini and will be available in January 2015. By offering two different sizes and three variants to choose from, the brand is aiming to cater for the growing in-home sharing occasion, as well as on-the-go treating. Levi Boorer, Customer Development Director, says, “these trends currently take up a large part of the market Read more...

Friday, 14 November 2014
The Hershey Company has recently announced their new spreadable chocolate product based on their Resse’s Peanut Butter Cups. The spread is now available worldwide for $3.89 (13 oz). Reese’s Peanut Butter Spread is an addition to the company’s Chocolate with Almonds, Chocolate with Hazelnut and Chocolate flavour spreads. The company has suggested that their new product goes well with toast, pretzels and Read more...
Subscriber News

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
  The April 2014 issue of Kennedy's is now online. In this issue:• Latest News• New Products• Interpack Show Guide• Theegarten-Pactec Double Anniversary• Ferrero Part 1• World Chocolate Forum• Read more...
Subscriber News

Friday, 21 March 2014
The March 2014 issue of Kennedy's is now online. In this issue:• Latest News• New Products• Interpack Preview• Twist Wrap Technology• Thorntons Factory Visit• iSM review• Jelly Read more...