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Tuesday, 08 April 2014
Ferrero is supporting its latest flavour addition to Tic Tac, Apple Burst, with a £2m investment to drive awareness amongst its target consumer group, Millennials, following the success of the tic tac Apple Burst launch earlier this year. Aged between 13 and 33, Millennials are the largest generation of consumers today, described as “brand savvy and time-deficient”, with an estimated spending power of £125bn , providing a strong sales opportunity for retailers. The activity will start on 21st April with Out of Home advertising, running for two weeks followed by the first air of the TV Read more...

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Monday, 07 April 2014
The iconic London department store, Selfridges, has opened a new and improved Confectionery Hall including a Chocolate Library. Spanning over 4,000 sq ft, the new hall will include 50 new brands and over 200 new products making it the most extensive confectionery range the store has every had.   As well as a large range of products, regular sampling and chocolate masterclasses will be on offer to customers.   The new Chocolate Library will be overseen by a Selfridges Chocolatier and customers can be guided through the vast range of chocolate, spanning white, blonde, milk, dark Read more...

Friday, 04 April 2014
48-year old entrepreneur, Petro Poroshenko, is being seen as one of the front-runners for the Ukrainian presidency. The businessman is known as “the chocolate king” due to his ownership of the largest confectionery manufacturer in Ukraine, Roshen. Poroshenko also owns the most popular news channel in Ukraine, 5 Kanal TV, which has presented obvious pro-opposition sympathies during the recent political issues. A poll released last month showed that 25% of Ukrainians supported Poroshenko, which puts him well ahead of other contenders such as former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and 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...
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Friday, 04 April 2014
During the first half of fiscal year 2013/14 (ended February 28, 2014), Barry Callebaut, leading manufacturer of chocolate and cocoa products, increased its total sales volume by 17.6% to 876,297 tonnes, driven by incremental volume of the acquired cocoa business. In the period under review, the global chocolate confectionery market expanded by 3.2% in volume. On a stand-alone basis, Barry Callebaut's sales volume went up 3.1% to 768,352 tonnes. Stand-alone volume growth was broad-based, driven by emerging markets (+17.9%), outsourcing and strategic partnership agreements (+8.0%), as well as Read more...

Monday, 24 March 2014
Having employed various brands of combination weighing technology, confectionery company Swizzels (UK), now relies on MULTIPOND as a partner. The decision to go with MULTIPOND was down to their extensive experience in the confectionery sector, as well as the technical benefits it offers. An MP 28-400/400-C was followed with a MP 22-1000/400-H to drive the ongoing modernisation of the packaging operation further forward. Until now, Swizzel products have been packed by hand. During the course of the automation process, output has been significantly increased and the giveaway quota reduced 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...
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Monday, 10 February 2014
The February 2014 issue of Kennedy's is now online. In this issue:• Latest News• New Products• Business is bright at Barry Callebaut• The rebirth of Prestat• Innovations in hard candy• Chocolate for breakfast?• Chocolate and bakery Read more...
 
 
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