Perhaps you’re not into snack, energy or functional bars. After all, we’re supposed to be focused on all things confectionery. But in case you hadn’t noticed, the term “confectionery” now encompasses a greater band width than ever before.
What better way to celebrate 20 years of turning out legions of formally trained pastry chefs and chocolatiers than with a Legion of Honor party for one of the French Pastry School’s co-founders, Sébastien Canonne?
Working out of a kitchen just a few blocks north of the U.S. Capitol building, Dave Burton and his team create an assortment of lollipops, flavored marshmallows, chocolate-covered Oreos, divinity, barks and other tasty confections.
Michael G. Rosenberg, president and ceo of The Promotion In Motion Cos. and this year’s recipient of the Kettle Award, not only gets close and personal with readers, he also provides them with an aerial view of where the company is headed.
“We learned a lesson,” Rosenberg says. “We were a bit too conservative, too hesitant to expand manufacturing and packaging capacity. So we made it our mandate last year to find a way to do it. And now, we’re back to our normal growth rates.”