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Editors Bernie Pacyniak and Crystal Lindell share their insights on the latest industry news, product trends and marketing plans. Read More
Chocolate teapot

Chocolatier to the rescue: Nestlé proves you can make a chocolate teapot

British chocolate teapot idiom shattered by Nestlé’s John Costello.
By Bernie Pacyniak
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On a day when the world’s headlines weighs heavily on everyone’s shoulders, it’s good to know that chocolate can not only prove tasty, but incredibly inspirational.
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Candy drones

Google drones could one day deliver candy bars

Google’s Project Wing debuts drone prototypes.
By Crystal Lindell
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“As part of our research, we built a vehicle and traveled to Queensland, Australia for some test flights,” Google explains. “There, we successfully delivered a first aid kit, candy bars, dog treats, and water to a couple of Australian farmers.”
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Cocoa farmers

Hershey sponsors Ghana’s cocoa farmer of the year’s U.S. trip.

More farmers should have the chance to see where their chocolate is sold
By Bernie Pacyniak
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How often have we heard that so many cocoa farmers never get to taste the very “food of the gods” that they grow?
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Candy makers should welcome changes from FDA

Added sugar labels, serving size changes are better than the alternative.
By Crystal Lindell
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Back in the day, when I was but a young college student gaining what is infamously known as the “The Freshman 15,” as in “15 additional lbs.,” I had a revelation about calories.
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Walgreens

Incursions, diversions: Walgreens makes right choice to keep HQ in U.S.

Despite shareholders concerns, ultimately, it was the right long-term decision for the retailer
By Bernie Pacyniak
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Illinois’ Senator Richard Durbin'spithy, “Is ‘the corner of happy and healthy’ somewhere in the Swiss Alps?” quickly became a sound bite with teeth.
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September 2014

September 2014

The September issue features some new chocolate and wine pairings, a preview of ECRM show, and more!
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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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