There's nothing dismal about Candy Industry's Confectionery Ingredient & Equipment survey. Respondents representing a broad cross-section of the industry are looking to make equipment purchases during the next three years.
Double-digit growth has spurred construction of a new plant adjoining existing facility in Heinfels.
October 5, 2016
Built in the same architectural style as its sister facility -- white facade, plenty of natural daylight, energy-saving enhancements, top-of-the-line processing and packaging equipment -- the new structure proved to be huge.
As consumers continue to demand cleaner labels, suppliers have been driven to produce more starches that will allow confectionery products to be labeled as such. And manufacturers seeking to improve production efficiencies have also led to start innovations.
The American Association of Candy Technologists (AACT) recently announced Hannah Vezzetti, a senior at Delaware Valley University, as the recipient of the 2016-2017 John Kitt Memorial Scholarship. The association gives the $5,000 award to aspiring candy technologists.