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Cleveland chocolate store celebrates 75th anniversary with giveaway

Diners can enjoy complimentary Mitchell’s Fine Chocolates at various city restaurants.
Free chocolate? It sounds like a dream, but in Cleveland every weekend through December 20, it will be reality.
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2014 Sweet 60: The top candy companies in North America

Listing encompasses a full range of multinational, national, regional and local players.
For the first time, we have taken a subset of the Top 100 and encapsulated it into the North American Sweet 60 confectionery companies.
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Edward Marc Brands to expand

State grants to help with $2.5-million investment, which will create a 50,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and 51 new jobs.

Edward Marc Brands Inc., a gourmet chocolates manufacturer, has announced that it will expand its operations to support its newly launched Snappers line — a gourmet, sweet snack made with pretzels, caramel and chocolate.

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PACK EXPO International

Second largest PACK EXPO show attracts record number of exhibitors, attendees

PMMI partners with ISPE to include Pharma EXPO, thus expanding event that showcases innovation in packaging and manufacturing.
The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) is preparing for a record-breaking four days at the PACK EXPO International and the debut of the Pharma EXPO Nov. 2-5.
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Hampton Chocolate Factory opens first retail location

The Hamptons get sweeter with new chocolate shop.
Now everyone can give their loved ones the gift of the Hamptons this holiday season.
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16th Annual European Suppliers Roundtable: Inspired by interpack

A spectacular interpack show sets the tone for this year's event.
Some of Europe’s most influential confectionery suppliers discuss a broad range of topics during this year's roundtable.
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Original Gourmet: No Choice But To Smile!

Original Gourmet Foods has redefined the lollipop category, creating a premium line that provides longlasting taste and value. Investments in merchandising and automation have helped fuel the growth.
Can Original Gourmet Foods’ Richard Alimenti do for the lollipop category what actor Telly Savalas did for the Kojak television series?
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Novelty trends: Category's constantly changing to stay relevant

Category leaders turn to hot licenses, product innovation and seasonal offerings to lure customers.
The thing about novelty candy is that there is no such thing as resting on your laurels.
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Newly Launched Candy Club Launches Subscription Boxes

Now, candy lovers all over the country can get their fix on a monthly basis.
Candy Club, a premium, monthly subscription service designed especially for candy lovers, launched nationwide this past summer.
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Pack Expo: Center for Trends & Technology focuses on solutions

Educational exhibit makes Chicago debut at PACK EXPO International.
Building on its success at PACK EXPO Las Vegas last year, the CTT-Improving Production through Innovation program is making its PACK EXPO International debut.
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Image Galleries

A Venetian Carnival, a Jelly Belly sculpture and gourmet chocolates! Oh my!

Candy Industry takes you into the French Pastry’s School For the Love of Chocolate event in Chicago, held Feb. 25.

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October 2014

Lollipops, candy subscriptions, and more await you in the October issue!
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Natural Food Flavors and Colorants

Although many foods are appealing, and even perceived as natural, in spite of containing synthetic additives, consumer increasingly prefer food products which are fully natural.

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Candy Industry's Kettle Awards

Kettle Awards

Since 1946, Candy Industry magazine has recognized leaders in the U.S. confectionery industry with the highest recognition possible, the Kettle Award. The distinguished recipients have captured this most coveted award by not only excelling within their companies, but by contributing to the greater good of the industry. It’s virtually a who’s who of past and present professionals who have left their mark as confectioners and business mavens. Learn more about the voting process as well as the annual Kettle Awards Ceremony by visiting our Kettle Awards Website


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