Candy Industry Blog
Editors Bernie Pacyniak and Crystal Lindell share their insights on the latest industry news, product trends and marketing plans.
Candy Industry dives into the video-making business
May 15, 2013
Our offices have only recently created an amazing new video studio, so now we can shoot videos in-house as often as we want.Read More
Gifting my favorite lady poses challenges, even for a candy editor.
May 8, 2013
Mom's been especially amazing this past year, as I’ve endured some health issues over the last few months. Always willing to make the two-hour drive to see me on a moment’s notice, no questions asked. When she arrives, my mom even claims she actually enjoys doing my laundry, washing my dishes, and vacuuming.Read More
Editor-in-Chief Bernie Pacyniak salutes Michel Cluizel Chocolates’ partnership with Doctors of the world-USA
May 1, 2013
Confections have always been regarded as one of life’s little pleasures. But they taste so much better when they help ease someone’s pain.Read More
Candy companies shouldn’t discount this educated consumer base.
April 24, 2013
Whenever 17-year-old Sarah Belle introduces me to something new, I have learned to check it out immediately.Read More
‘This is the closest we’ve come to actually reforming our domestic sugar program since I’ve been editor’
April 10, 2013
It is time for all candy makers to get off their duff and send “e-mails, voice mails and money” to Congress to get rid of our national sugar welfare program.Read More
Early Easter leads to seasonal candy lull
April 3, 2013
It was just too cold in most of the country for anyone to realize they needed to hop over to the store and buy some Peeps.Read More
Trying to figure out the difference can be as confusing as figuring out “Who’s on first.”
March 27, 2013
People, let’s get a grip. What’s needed here is much more consumer education about health, nutrition, diet and activity. Obesity isn’t a simple problem. And banning green from an informational nutrition label is — at best — a knee-jerk reaction to a complex issue.Read More
Editorial Intern Jorona Johnson reminisces on the time she’s spent at Candy Industry and how her love of tea and chocolate fused together.
March 20, 2013
Editorial Intern Jorona Johnson reminisces on the time she’s spent at Candy Industry and how her love of tea and chocolate fused together.Read More
Everyone’s getting involved in the confectionery business these days.
March 13, 2013
Next up we have: Celebrities who just really want to be on a PEZ dispenser.Read More
Managing Editor Crystal Lindell offers her observations about recent Kid’s Choice Awards winners at the ECRM show in San Antonio.
March 6, 2013
Based on my observations, Tangy Zangy's appeal stems from three basic elements: It’s delicious. It’s sour. And, it’s shaped like straws.Read More