The rain was coming down hard. Traffic was horrific. And it was hard to find the buses. But they came. Candy Industry’s 72nd Kettle Awards reception continues to be the premiere event of the U.S. confectionery industry and a powerful draw.
It’s an impressive resume: Chocolatier; entrepreneur; political activist; consultant; new product developer; foundation chairman; industry volunteer; philanthropist. Of course, let’s not forget wife, mother and foodie.
What does it take to make Italy’s fourth largest mineral water company effervescent? Acquiring Tuscany-based chocolate maker Amedei, known for its gourmet chocolate bars, truffles and chocolate products, would certainly make anyone bubbly.
ECRM’s upcoming Candy Planning: Everyday & Summer Seasonal EPPS is just the place to find out what treats and trends will be hot over the next year, and Candy Industry can’t wait to see the products debuting at the show!