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Tesco

Tesco shouldn’t be taking candy away from the front end

UK supermarket chain believes move will diminish children’s “pester power,” spur healthier food choices for shoppers.
This is the kind of news that makes everyone in the candy industry say, “Son of a gum!”
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NCA: U.S. confectionery market to grow $6 billion in 5 years

Association shares ‘Sweet Insights’ on confectionery marketplace.
The U.S. confectionery market is expected to see about $6 billion in increased sales in the next five years, and premium products are driving the growth. But the industry is growing faster globally than it is domestically and commodity costs are impacting costs from the farm to the finished product.
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One-on-One with Larry Graham

Former NCA president reflects on the past and the present as the association’s longest reigning “candy man.”
For 22 years, Larry Graham has been the voice, face and persona of America’s confectionery industry.
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Innovative New Products

Expo's Most Innovative New Products Award winners announced

10 new products honored during the Sweets & Snacks Expo.
The awards, which were voted on by a panel of experts, were given out to nine new candy and snack products.
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Sweets & Snacks Middle East

USA Pavilion set for Sweets & Snacks Middle East in Dubai

Strong demand for confectionery products within the Middle East and North Africa prompts move.
The USA Pavilion is endorsed by the NCA, and member companies will have access to reduced rates in the pavilion.
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NCA

NCA appoints John H. Downs, Jr. as new president

Senior advisor to the president of Coke to take on role later this month.
The new president of the National Confectioners Association (NCA) has most recently worked at Coca-Cola, and has a background in public affairs and public relations.
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NCA Awards

NCA recognizes Dean Spangler, Katherine Clark for industry service

Each honored during the State of the Industry conference
The National Confectioners Association honored two long-time industry champions.
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Mike Rush, Larry Graham among Western Candy Conference 2014 speakers

Broad range of presenters, topics to anchor gathering in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
The 2014 Western Candy Conference promises a broad mix of informative and engaging speakers and presentations.
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NCA Survey: 69 percent of Americans want chocolate for Valentine’s Day

Results highlight trends for the day of love.
When it comes to Valentine’s Day, a majority of Americans want chocolate.
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Short Easter season doesn’t deter shoppers

NCA reports candy sales were still up in 2013
Despite a very short Easter season in 2013, with just 44 days between Valentine's Day and Easter, overall candy sales were up for the season.
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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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Candy Jan 2015

January 2015

Start off the new year with new products, sweetener trends, and more.
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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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