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Thursday, 31 July 2014
Storck UK has introduced Werther’s Original Golden Mix and Toffifee Seasonal pack to its portfolio. The new launches are set to deliver incremental Christmas sales and will be supported by TV advertising across both brands. Werther’s Original Golden Mix will be launched in August. Accoding to Storck UK, the current market is heavily skewed towards fruit sweet products, which tends to appeal to a younger audience. Storck UK have identified a gap in the market for a caramel offering targeting the 45+ consumer and with its long established heritage, Werther’s Original is perfectly placed Read more...


Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Mars and Hersheys have stated that they will be increasing their prices in order to keep up with growing cocoa costs. Mars, producers of Snickers, Mars and M&Ms said they would rise prices 7% whilst Hershey, maker of Reese’s and Hershey chocolate bars said prices were to rise by 8%; the first increase in three years for both companies. According to the World Cocoa Foundation, cocoa production has increased from 4.8 million tonnes in 2012, up from 4.3 million in 2008. Whilst some confectioners consider raising prices, other companies like Mondelez, have reduced portion sizes in 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...
ONLINE DIRECTORY
Welcome to Kennedy's Confection Online Directory. The Industry Resource... Read more...
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Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Family toffee maker, Walker’s Nonsuch (UK), have just launched their new Toffee Twin pack. The pack contains two creamy toffee bars along with a toffee hammer. Instructions on how to break the bars are on the back of the pack along with a little history of the company. Each bar has a clear tray protecting the look of the toffee bar and it ensures the segments are retained. Packaged in a fresh feeling bright blue and cream case, each 12 x 200g Toffee Twins retails from £2.00 a Read more...

Thursday, 24 July 2014
Mars Chocolate North America has announced plans to increase its prices by an average of 7% in order to balance growing costs. This is the company's first price raise in three years. The move comes after Hershey Co increased their prices by around 8% for similar reasons. Ingredients such as cocoa and dairy have soared in recent Read more...
Subscriber News

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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...
Subscriber News

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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...
 
 
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