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Friday, 23 January 2015
New research from Datamonitor Consumer has suggested that whilst sugar consumption in Britain is going in the right direction, there may be a hundred years long battle ahead to win the war.The WHO recommends the average adult consumes no more than 50g of sugar (about 12 teaspoons) per day inclusive of both added and naturally occurring sugars. However the average British adult currently consumes almost double this at 23 teaspoons per day (92g). Datamonitor Consumer’s research suggests that although consumption is falling at around 0.6% per year, it could take until 2116 for average daily Read more...

Thursday, 22 January 2015
Hall: 10.1 Stand: B-030 Established over 35 years ago, A.M.P-Rose is one of the world's leading suppliers of new, used, and rebuilt machines to the chocolate and confectionery industries. This year at the ProSweets exhibition; A.M.P-Rose will be showcasing their brand new Neapolitan wrapping machine. It is an adjustable high speed automatic Neapolitan wrapping machine for square and rectangle tablets. The machine can be supplied as a hand fed machine, or with an automatic feeding system. The machine has been designed to use either single or double wrappers, with the outer paper taken from Read more...

Thursday, 22 January 2015
Butterkist is on screen for Valentine’s Day with a £2 million TV campaign, featuring new ‘Love the Taste’ positioning. The advert is set to drive increased Butterkist consumption, showing a range of popcorn eating occasions, from snacking on-the-go at work and picnicking out of home to enjoying family time in front of the TV.   Butterkist’s ‘Love the Taste’ TV ads will be supported by a wider marketing campaign involving PR, social and digital activity. The best ever recipe packs are in distribution now and TV advertising will pop up across Britain from 13th February Read more...
Issue Archive

Friday, 09 January 2015
The January 2015 issue of Kennedy's is now online. In this issue: • Industry News• New products• Cover story: Show guide – ProSweets• Mirror mirror on the wall• Top trends from iSM• Chocolate and beyond• Emulsifier for Read more...
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Wednesday, 21 January 2015
Divine Chocolate has announced the introduction of a Caramel Dark Chocolate bar to its 40g countline range. Launching in time for Fairtrade Fortnight (23rd February- 8th March), the Caramel Dark Chocolate bar combines Divine’s rich dark chocolate with a caramel filling and joins the Milk, Dark (70%), White, Milk with Orange and Milk Caramel bar in Divine’s 40g range. The new Dark Caramel bar and the rest of the 40g range is now available from Essential Trading, Hider, Infinity, Premcrest and Suma. This new product follows the two latest additions to Divine’s 100g range, 70% Dark Read more...

Tuesday, 20 January 2015
Hall: 10.1 Stand: H-010 Metsä Board is one of Europe’s leading producer of fresh forest fibre cartonboards and a leading manufacturer of coated white-top kraftliners. The company offers premium solutions for consumer and retail packaging, as well as graphics. Its sales network serves brand owners, carton printers, corrugated packaging manufacturers, printers and merchants. In 2013, Metsä Board’s annual sales totalled €2.0 billion. It has production units in three European countries and about 3,100 employees. At this year’s ProSweets, the company will have a 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...