Datateam Media Group is pleased to announce that it has acquired Kennedy’s Publications Ltd.

The acquisition will see Datateam take over the popular global confectionery publication, Kennedy’s Confection, in addition to its sister title, Kennedy’s Bakery Production, and all associated websites, including the annual London Chocolate Forum.

Established in 1890, Kennedy’s Confection is not just the only monthly magazine published in the UK within the confection technology sector, at 130 years old it’s also the longest established and by a long way. The magazine and website are the go-to platforms for every professional in the confectionery industry. Kennedy’s Confection is considered the leading source of information on the manufacturing of confectionery products.

Kennedy’s Bakery Production is a market leading, fully international business magazine and website for the industrial bakery sector that traces its roots back 30 years. It’s one of the main sources of information on the latest ingredient applications and leading technology for the processing and packaging of industrial bakery products.

The Kennedy’s portfolio will continue to be produced under its current brand, but with a new team. The business will be headed up by Colin Wilkinson, Media Director of Biz-Media in London.

Colin Wilkinson commented: “Kennedy’s Publications has a collection of amazing magazines, websites and events, it’s a fantastic acquisition and we are delighted to welcome them into the Biz-Media portfolio”.

Biz Media is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Datateam Media Group.