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Friday, 28 November 2014
Divine Chocolate was recently named Social Enterprise of the Year at the UK Social Enterprise Awards, hosted by Social Enterprise UK and celebrated at LSO St Luke’s in London. Divine’s business maintains a unique position in the chocolate industry, with the Ghanaian cocoa farmers who supply its Fairtrade cocoa also owning 45% of the company. The night highlighted the diversity and innovation that characterises the social enterprise sector, businesses and organisations that have found smart and commercial solutions to social challenges. Awards were made in eleven categories, with winners Read more...

Thursday, 27 November 2014
A recent report from Euromonitor International found that Asia Pacific is currently the third largest region for cocoa ingredients (liquor, butter and powder) worldwide after Western Europe and North America. However, it is set to become the second largest region, overtaking North America by 2017, with consumption exceeding 688,000 tonnes. Regional sales are dominated by China, which accounted for 40% of volume sales in 2013, while the second largest market is India, with 11% of volume. Both China and India have seen strong growth in the cocoa ingredients in recent years, with China posting Read more...

Wednesday, 26 November 2014
A study carried out by researchers at the University of California has shown that consuming a high level of walnuts or walnut oil into your diet can reduce the risk of various diseases such as type 2 diabetes and slow the growth of prostate cancer. The findings also showed that it can reduce levels of IGF-1, a hormone related to the promotion of prostate and breast Read more...
Issue Archive

Tuesday, 11 November 2014
The November 2014 issue of Kennedy's is now online. In this issue: • Industry News• Innovations in chocolate• Machinery for bakery• Delicious wrapping - cones and cups• Starch moulding and jellies and gums• Bakery in the bag• HiE Read more...
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Tuesday, 25 November 2014
A new report from Leatherhead Food Research has revealed that the global market for food and drinks offering functional health benefits continues to increase in size. The report (Future Directions for the Global Functional Foods Market) from Leatherhead showed that in 2013, the global market for functional foods was worth an estimated $43.27 billion. This represents an increase in value terms of 26.7% compared with 2009. Despite this, the growth rates of the market remain well below the levels observed in the early years of the millennium. The market suffered during the global economic Read more...

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Unilever PLC’s European food business has announced their plans to use only palm oil from sustainable sources by the end of 2014. The move is part of a plan to use only sustainable palm oil globally by 2020. The company currently uses around 1.5 million tonnes of the ingredient every 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...
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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...