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Thursday, 30 October 2014
Innova Market Insights has identified the Top Ten Trends likely to impact the food industry in 2015, based on its ongoing analysis of key global developments in food and drink launch activity worldwide. Top food and beverage trends for 2015 are led by: 1. From Clean to Clear Label. Clean label claims are tracked on nearly a quarter of all food and beverage launches, with manufacturers increasingly highlighting the naturalness and origin of their products. With growing concerns over the lack of a definition of “natural,” however, there is a need for more clarity and specific details. Read more...

Tuesday, 28 October 2014
Cadbury has announced that they have discontinued its chocolate coins range, must to the dismay of Christmas consumers. The product has been removed from the Christmas category on the chocolate manufacturer’s website. Cadbury has mentioned that the reason for stopping production of their coins in time for Christmas has been due to the production being too fiddly and also because they can not be changed to their branded purple Read more...
Issue Archive

Monday, 25 August 2014
The September 2014 issue of Kennedy's is now online. In this issue: • Industry News• New Products• The big countdown• Fats and oils• Creating quality gum products• Fruit and nuts for healthy products• Special German Read more...
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Monday, 27 October 2014
A recent study from Columbia University has found that flavanols found in cocoa powder can actually reduce memory loss and in some cases can give sixty year olds the memory of thirty years olds in three months. The flavanols that were tested can be found in cocoa and so consumption of a cup of cocoa could boost memory. However, the cocoa used in chocolate is a different type and so the same benefits can not be derived from chocolate consumption. The cocoa drink used in the test group was prepared by Mars, and was prepared to contain many of the natural flavanol compounds in the Read more...

Friday, 24 October 2014
For the second time in two years Roquette has received a favourable opinion from EFSA on a 13.5 health claim application. The opinion refers to a reduction in the postprandial glycaemic response of Roquette’s NUTRIOSE® fibre, a resistant dextrin recognised to be a non-digestible carbohydrate. The second consecutive success is based on six clinical studies. NUTRIOSE® properties are linked to a specific manufacturing process. The panel of experts from EFSA has included NUTRIOSE® in the family of non-digestible carbohydrates and recognises the link between the latter and the reduction in 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...