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Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Xeikon has made Metsä Board a member of its Aura partner network, following rigorous testing and certification of six cartonboards. The boards now recognised as certified substrates for Xeikon 3000 Series presses are Carta Allura, Carta Elega, Carta Solida, Avanta Prima, Simcote and Carta Integra. “Digital printing is expanding rapidly in the packaging industry, as brand owners see its benefits for short runs, adaptations for different markets or languages, limited editions, tie-ins with sporting or entertainment events, personalisation and much more,” says Lauri Järvinen, Technical Read more...

Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Madécasse has extended its range of “Exquisitely African” handcrafted bars with the addition of a 100% Cocoa variant made using three of the country’s cocoa varieties.    The new 100% Cocoa Bar includes the Pure Ancient Criollo, Amelonado and Trinitario cocoa varieties and is available in a 75g format with an RRP of between £2.99-£3.29.  The bar is sugar free, contains no artificial additives, preservatives or ingredients and joins the “Fair for Life” brand’s other offerings such as Salted Almond, Toasted Coconut, Espresso Bean and Sea Salt & Read more...

Monday, 26 January 2015
Lick the Spoon recently launched their Chocolate Easter Egg Collection for 2015. The company has designed a new Luxury Easter Egg box to frame their visual Easter Eggs. The new box includes a secret drawer, which contains a selection of their chocolates. The company has said they were inspired by a quotation from Roald Dahl, which is featured on the back of the box. The new Luxury range features a Milk Chocolate Filigree egg with Salted Caramels, a Dark Chocolate Filigree egg with Champagne truffles, a milk chocolate honeycomb egg with honeycomb chocolate squares and a dark chocolate 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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Friday, 23 January 2015
New research from Datamonitor Consumer has suggested that whilst sugar consumption in Britain is going in the right direction, there may be a hundred years long battle ahead to win the war.The WHO recommends the average adult consumes no more than 50g of sugar (about 12 teaspoons) per day inclusive of both added and naturally occurring sugars. However the average British adult currently consumes almost double this at 23 teaspoons per day (92g). Datamonitor Consumer’s research suggests that although consumption is falling at around 0.6% per year, it could take until 2116 for average daily Read more...

Thursday, 22 January 2015
Hall: 10.1 Stand: B-030 Established over 35 years ago, A.M.P-Rose is one of the world's leading suppliers of new, used, and rebuilt machines to the chocolate and confectionery industries. This year at the ProSweets exhibition; A.M.P-Rose will be showcasing their brand new Neapolitan wrapping machine. It is an adjustable high speed automatic Neapolitan wrapping machine for square and rectangle tablets. The machine can be supplied as a hand fed machine, or with an automatic feeding system. The machine has been designed to use either single or double wrappers, with the outer paper taken from 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...