Alyse Thompson worked as an intern at Candy Industry Magazine in summer 2012. She joined the staff full time as associate editor in August 2016 after a few years at newspapers in West-Central Illinois. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and Spanish from Western Illinois University.
The National Confectioner’s Association (NCA) has announced winners of its 2017 Confectionery Leadership Awards, which celebrate honorees’ effective business collaboration, category management best practices and innovations in in-store merchandising.
One of the things I do is go through last year’s calendar to pull important dates, birthdays and anniversaries and get them on the new one. That way I don’t forget or miss them. This year, though, I decided to take a light-hearted approach to calendar planning.