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The future of chocolate

Friday 4th Nov 2016

Angus Kennedy, Editor of Kennedy’s Confection, interviews Bas Smit, Head of Marketing, Barry Callebaut N.V., live at the London Chocolate Forum this month. Bas revealed the findings for the first time of their latest chocolate consumer insights; a result of over a year of comprehensive research

CocoaAction – Two Years On

Friday 15th Jul 2016

Formed in 2014 primarily to address sustainability issues, CocoaAction representatives took to the stage at this year’s Chocovision to deliver an update on their progress

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Sustainability matters

Thursday 14th Jul 2016

One of the many highlights of this year’s Chocovision conference was a presentation by Dr. Stephen K. Opuni, chief executive at the Ghana Cocoa Board.

Here’s a review of his insight into the country’s latest sustainability efforts

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The Italian way of going to press

Thursday 14th Jul 2016

Angus Kennedy recently visited GSR Cocoa Machinery in the North of Italy for a full factory tour and an interview with Luigi and Giuseppe Turla. Here, Angus presents a full account of his fascinating trip

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Show Review – Chocovision 2016

Thursday 14th Jul 2016

At this year’s Chocovision, the third instalment of this biannual conference, key players from across the chocolate industry converged to discuss the challenges facing the sector. Simon Rowley was in Davos, Switzerland to find out more

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Curious consumers shaping trends

Tuesday 28th Jun 2016

With innovation driving forward the confectionery, Peter van Paridon – Corbion's industry director – highlights some of the key trends shaping the confectionery market in 2016

Innovation continues to soar throughout the global confectionery industry...

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All Things Dutch

Monday 27th Jun 2016

Our special report on the ever-intriguing Dutch confectionery industry features in-depth market analysis and details on what key players in the region are up to

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Sugar – the fight back is on!

Thursday 23rd Jun 2016

As press outlets continue to wage war against sugar and focus only on its dangers, Kennedy's Confection approaches this month's sugars versus sweeteners debate from the perspective of a dedicated sugars specialist

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Market Report – Brits relax on snacks

Tuesday 17th May 2016

According to recent research, consumers are cutting down on snacking, with less than a third (29%) now eating sweets between meals. Mintel explains what’s behind this trend

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“I don’t follow trends – I start them!”

Tuesday 12th Apr 2016

At a lavish press event held at the Austrian Embassy on March 7, Josef Zotter – founder of Zotter Chocolate – explained his company’s roots, its bean-to-bar credentials, his innovation philosophy, and more. Simon Rowley attended to hear his story

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