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Thursday, 18 December 2014
A recent survey of over 2,000 adults by UK company Valassis Limited revealed that more people are looking for promotional offers this year than in 2013, with two thirds (67%) of shoppers citing the cost of living as the main driver of this behaviour. Despite the improving economic environment, many consumers are not yet feeling the benefit and continue to seek out money saving methods.  In fact, almost half of shoppers (49%) will use three or more promotional offers when doing their Christmas grocery shopping.  Promotions are set to influence customer loyalty this festive Read more...

Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Olam International has made an agreement to buy the Archer Daniels Midland global cocoa business. The buyout is set to cost $1.3 billion. This decision comes after Cargill bought the Archer Daniels Midland global chocolate business for $440 million. The deal is set to be completed within the second quarter of Read more...

Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Union Biscuits has announced that it will be cutting around 200 jobs at a McVitie’s site in Glasgow and will be making huge changes at the plant. The company has stated that the change is due to an ongoing plan to generate an efficient and modern operation. They have also stated that while these jobs are being lost, new posts will be Read more...
Issue Archive

Tuesday, 09 December 2014
The December 2014 issue of Kennedy's is now online. In this issue: • Industry News• New products• Cover story: gums and jellies• Early preview• Hard candy and lollipops• Best ingredients 2014• History of twist Read more...
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Monday, 15 December 2014
On 12th December 2014, Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG completed its buyback program, which was launched on 4th November 2013. In total, 23 registered shares and 12,730 participation certificates were bought back. The total buyback volume aggregated to CHF 54.56 million. The buyback of registered shares and participation certificates of Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG was executed via second trading lines on SIX Swiss Exchange. The ordinary general meeting on 23rd April 2015 will resolve on the capital reduction through the cancellation of 23 repurchased Read more...

Thursday, 11 December 2014
According to a study published by Open Heart, sugar is worse for increasing blood pressure than salt. Experts have suggested that the public need to be more conscientious about slashing sugar consumption rather than salt. Despite the findings in the study, scientists are speaking out and saying the claims to focus on sugar and not salt are disingenuous and that both ingredients should be decreased for a successful approach to preventing cardiovascular 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...