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Monday, 17 August 2015
Bosch will make use of IBA 2015 to present its latest developments in confectionery packaging. Chief among these will be the Pack 301 LS (Length Slug) system for the efficient and flexible packaging of biscuits and crackers on edge. The Pack 301 LS, which Bosch is debuting at IBA 2015, has a modular design that allows it to form the basis of scalable solutions and flexible layout configurations, enabling manufacturers to expand production capacity or increase the level of automation as needed. It also allows them to grow their lines from manual to fully automated feeding. “With more than Read more...

Monday, 17 August 2015
Ferrero is ready to build upon its Christmas sales success of the previous year, which saw its boxed chocolates grow significantly ahead of the market (+12.2% value sales and +5.5% volume) with new lines for the 2015 season.   As a result of a fully-integrated communications plan with three multimedia campaigns for Ferrero Rocher, Ferrero Collection and Raffaello, all three brands experienced significant growth at +2%, +24% and +17% respectively. The introduction of Ferrero Golden Gallery last September was also a major contributor to the brand’s growth, driving additional sales Read more...

Thursday, 06 August 2015
The Sun Newspaper and Kennedy’s Confection magazine are encouraging British confectioners with over 10 staff to enter The Sun’s  ‘Best of British Awards - The UK’s Top 100 Companies to Work For’. The Sun tells Kennedy’s that it is now open for entries. With a vibrant confectionery market in the U.K. British confectioners companies are well placed to do well against other industries with the nation’s strong love for chocolate and sweet goods. The awards are open from small start-ups to medium-sized firms and right up to Britain’s biggest brands. The free to Read more...
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Tuesday, 09 June 2015
The June 2015 issue of Kennedy's is now online. In this issue: • Industry News• New products• The Dutch movement• Dutch innovation goes global• Sweet automation• Cover story• Sweeteners versus sugar• Bean and nut roasting Read more...
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Tuesday, 04 August 2015
Cargill has announced the complettion of the acquisition of ADM’s global chocolate business on – August 3, 2015. Cargill has now completed the acquisition of ADM’s global chocolate business for an enterprise value of $440m.  The combined business provides Cargill with a broad portfolio of products. Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business now operates globally with 27 sites in 11 countries with over 3.000 employees and serves customer needs worldwide with a distinctive range of innovative and high quality cocoa and chocolate products, tailor-made for confectionery, bakery, dairy, Read more...

Monday, 03 August 2015
Grocery prices in July fell by 1% month on month according to data from groceries website After a small rise in June – the first increase in price in 2015 - prices continued to fall from £86.84 for an average basket of products in June, to £86.11, a weekly saving of 73p. When compared to 12 months ago the same basket in July 2014 was 6% more expensive at £91.39, resulting in a huge saving for shoppers of over £5. mySupermarket’s Groceries Tracker monitors the cost of the same 35 most commonly bought grocery products and publishes the prices on a monthly 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...