Articles by Bernie Pacyniak

Madelaine Chocolate Co.

One-on-One with Jorge Farber

Madelaine Chocolate’s ceo reflects on past, recent upshot in Hurricane Sandy funding.
“It took 65 years to build it, four hours to destroy it and two years to rebuild. I’d say we’re not doing too badly.” Jorge Farber, president and ceo, Madelaine Chocolates.
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Thorntons: Providing an outlet for sweets

A Thorntons Café in an outlet mall? Well, it’s not a High Street (Main Street) address, that’s for sure. But it’s definitely a successful address.
A 3,000-sq.-ft. shop sells not only Thorntons’ confections, but also a limited selection of drinks, sandwiches, cakes and ice cream.
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Fine-Tuning Thorntons

Largest British confectionery company undergoes structural and cultural changes in the process of becoming a consumer goods powerhouse.
It was not a gathering that Jonathan Hart, newly hired chief executive for Thorntons, recalls looking forward to. He had just joined the company in January 2011.
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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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April 2015

Take a look at Santa Cruz Nutritionals as well as previews for ECRM and PMCA!
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Healthier Food Options

A recent Nielsen report shows that consumers are calling for healthier options from food manufacturers. Do you think consumers will actually buy healthier versions of their favorite candy and snacks if they’re made available?
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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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