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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...

Wednesday, 08 July 2015
Premier Foods is adding to its Cadbury portfolio with the addition of a range of individual twin pot desserts. The new products they say will appeal to adults seeking a ‘quick, sweet finish to any meal’. Available this month, the launch marks the brand’s first venture into the ambient dessert category and will be available in the following individual and twin pot formats: •    Individual Original Milk Chocolate Pot •    Individual Orange Milk Chocolate Pot  •    Twin Pot Cadbury Milk Chocolate with Toffee Clusters •   Read more...

Monday, 06 July 2015
Premier Foods have built a brand new £20m production line at its Mr. Kipling bakery in Carlton, Barnsley. UK more than doubling capacity of its fast-selling Snack Pack cake slices. The new line provides innovative robotic technology and the creation of 80 new jobs and the wider economic benefits for Premier Foods’ suppliers including British farmers. The investment builds on the recent success of Mr. Kipling following its re-launch last year which included new packaging, advertising and promotions. The Snack Pack format of individually packed slices is now the fastest selling Mr. Kipling 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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Monday, 06 July 2015
Ferrero’s Kinder, is launching limited edition Kinder Surprise eggs containing Minions toys. Rolling out from August, the eggs aim to capitalise on the popularity of the animated characters, coinciding with the upcoming Minions film release in the UK. The launch will receive the Kinder treatment with a multi-touchpoint support plan, including TV advertising, video on demand and in-store media. The new TV creative will run for five weeks from 14th September and forms part of a £3.6m media investment for the brand over the coming months. Levi Boorer, Customer Development Director at Read more...

Thursday, 02 July 2015
A new study by the GNT Group reveals that consumers all around the world pay closer attention than ever to what they eat every day. This already becomes apparent in the supermarket: more than half of all Europeans (53 percent) and 64 percent of US-Americans take a critical look at the label of food and beverages before they put them in their shopping trolley. In Asia and South America, consumers are even more sensitive. Here, 84 and 75 percent respectively want to know what is in a product before they buy it. These are findings of a recent consumer study, which has been commissioned by 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...