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Wednesday, 01 April 2015
The Barry Callebaut Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of chocolate and cocoa products, today announced an accelerated volume growth and strong profitability during its half-year results for the 2014/15 fiscal year. During the period, which ended on February 28, 2015, the company enjoyed a sales volume increase of 2.0% (to 893,497 tonnes), supported by its growth drivers outsourcing and Gourmet. Volume growth accelerated likewise – by 3.9% - and was achieved amidst a weak global confectionery market that declined by -1.5% in volume. From a regional perspective, volume Read more...

Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Luxury chocolatier Choc on Choc has announced the release of a new Chocolate Biscuit collection, which recreates iconic British biscuits in pure Belgian chocolate. The collection has been produced using the brand’s patented chocolate layering technique; a unique method that enables the chocolates to look identical to popular British biscuits. Included in the range are chocolate versions of biscuits depicting pink wafers, custard creams and party rings. The chocolates are made of pure white and smooth milk Belgian chocolate, and are designed as an alternative to biscuits to accompany Read more...

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...
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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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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...
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...
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...