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Friday, 27 March 2015
The Barry Callebaut Group has announced the opening of a new Chocolate Academy centre in Moscow, Russia. The facility, which is relocated from the company’s original training centre in Chekhov, will offer a range of seminars, demonstrations, theoretical courses and practical workshops – all of which are designed to appeal to culinary professionals. The centre will also serve as a meeting place for chocolate professionals, and seeks to encourage the exchange of technical expertise between attendees. French chef Wielfried Hauwell, the head of the new academy, comments, “We aim to Read more...

Tuesday, 24 March 2015
WILD, a supplier of natural ingredients, has developed a new range of toppings and coatings that are designed to turn standard ice creams into sophisticated desserts. The new line is comprised of chocolate sauces, dessert coatings and colourful fruit coatings, each of which is intended to offer a unique nuance. The new chocolate sauces – available in milk chocolate, bittersweet and semi-sweet varieties – are based on genuine chocolate and precisely blended compositions of premium-quality cocoa. They have a rich chocolate flavour and are designed to be versatile for a wide range of Read more...

Tuesday, 17 March 2015
Sales of Taura Natural Ingredients’ real fruit pieces in the US have doubled in the past three years, the company has revealed. CEO Peter Dehasque has attributed the increase to recent agreements to supply its fruit ingredients to companies operating in the increasingly popular US healthy single-serve snack foods sector. The US is now the fastest growing market for snack bars, according to a market analysis conducted for Taura Natural Ingredients by CPL Business Consultants. Sales are worth an estimated $7.3 billion a year and are increasing at a CAGR of Read more...
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Monday, 09 February 2015
The February 2015 issue of Kennedy's is now online. In this issue: • Industry News• New products• Chocolate and bakery combinations• Couverture chocolate• Hans Brunner going green• Healthier Fats• Market Read more...
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Monday, 16 March 2015
According to a recent report, Easter Egg prices have dropped in main UK supermarkets. The research shows that Nestlé chocolate eggs have dropped by an average of 4.2%, while Cadbury’s are around 4.4% cheaper. The findings were an outcome of analysis by The four major supermarkets, Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrision, have an average price drop per kilo of Easter egg of Read more...

Friday, 13 March 2015
Burton’s Biscuit Company has signed a US distribution deal with International Food Associates (IFA). The company is looking to create $100 million in sales through growth in the US. The company will drive market growth with their Cadbury biscuit brand. Cadbury Fingers, which will be the first focus, has been modified for the US market. This includes Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate and Salted Peanut Crunch 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...
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...