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Wednesday, 23 April 2014
UTZ Certified plans to launch a three-year initiative in Turkey aimed at bringing sound sustainability standards to hazelnut farming.  A pilot project will be implemented across three hazelnut producing regions in the country; Trabzon and Giresun in the Northeast, and Duzce in the Northwest; where about 175 farmers are expected to take part.  UTZ members such as Migros/Delica AG, Natra and REWE Group are actively collaborating in this initiative. During this pilot project UTZ Certified will apply a set of requirements covering safe and healthy working conditions, good agricultural Read more...

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Experts have predicted that the demand for cocoa could become unsustainable by 2020. The reasoning behind this is being cited to the growing appetite for the confectionery ingredient in Asia, particularly China. Pressure of cocoa farmers will increase hugely if predictions are correct meaning they will need more help to provide their product. As millions of people indulge in cheap Easter eggs around the world, this new research suggests that cheap chocolate may not be a long term trend for much longer. By 2020 the demand for cocoa will not be achievable unless more is done to help cocoa Read more...

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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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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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...
Subscriber News

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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...
 
 
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