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Monday, 02 March 2015
Eureka Solutions is making the most of Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink during 2015 by helping food and drink companies thrive on their business success. The food and drink sector is a major contributor to the Scottish economy with one in five people in manufacturing working in the industry. The overall turnover in the food and drink sector grew to over £13 billion last year. Eureka Solutions has assisted a diverse range of UK based food and drink companies to become more efficient through the use of Sage software solutions, notably the Sage 200 suite of products. Eureka Solutions is Read more...

Friday, 27 February 2015
Mars has stated that it will only be using Fairtrade cocoa for the British and Irish versions of its Mars Bars, in a new partnership for the development organisation. Up until now, manufacturers have been required to source all of their ingredients such as sugar and vanilla from Fair Trade Sources. The Fairtrade organisation has started a new Fair Trade Sourcing programme, which permits manufacturers of bulk market products to buy mass amounts of one ingredient. The Mars Bars will be placing a new type of Fairtrade label, which will show that their product only uses cocoa sourced from Read more...

Thursday, 26 February 2015
Hershey’s kisses and chocolate bars will be next in line to join the “simpler” ingredients movement. The chocolate giant have announced that they will be making its famous kisses and bars GMO-free by the end of the year. To fulfill this promise, the company will include new products with no artificial colourings or flavourings and will remove High Fructose Corn Syrup. The move comes less than a week after the company stated they would start to use simple and easy-to-understand ingredients. Read more...
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Friday, 09 January 2015
The January 2015 issue of Kennedy's is now online. In this issue: • Industry News• New products• Cover story: Show guide – ProSweets• Mirror mirror on the wall• Top trends from iSM• Chocolate and beyond• Emulsifier for Read more...
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Wednesday, 25 February 2015
Half of all US consumers surveyed by Datamonitor Consumer claim to pay a “high” amount of attention to the ingredients used in food and drinks they consume. Datamonitor notes it is important, however, to consider Nestle’s move in the context of the confectionery space. According to a recent Datamonitor Consumer survey, 38% of American consumers try to choose natural food and drink products “all” or “most of” the time. Though this is a significant proportion, it is clear that “natural” is still not the top priority for the majority. When asked what they consider to be the Read more...

Tuesday, 24 February 2015
GNT has restructured and consolidated its innovation and R&D teams. The target is to continue to be able to optimally meet the individual requirements of clients in the food and beverage industry. “As a pioneer in this market segment, GNT is aware of its responsibility and is eager to actively support the development of its customers’ global markets with its newly created structures. In the future GNT will continue to be the guarantor for safe, clean and innovative products”, states Bettina Blau, Managing Director of GNT Europa GmbH and new member of the GNT Group’s Executive Read more...
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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...
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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...