Items Tagged with 'NCA'


NCA Awards

NCA recognizes Dean Spangler, Katherine Clark for industry service

Each honored during the State of the Industry conference
March 12, 2014
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.
December 4, 2013
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.
August 28, 2013
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
July 2, 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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How to sell a chocolate bar: NCA Sweet Insights

Association offers data, analysis on consumer behavior, seasonal possibilities, obesity backlash.
November 20, 2012
Teens want it more, young adults want it less and grandma probably likes her’s dark.
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Confectionery industry fights back against Sandy

NCA, Hershey aid recovery efforts.
November 14, 2012
It’s been about two-and-a-half weeks since Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast, and the confectionery industry is doing it’s part to help recovery efforts.
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NCA President plans succession

After 22 years, Larry Graham to retire in 2014
August 29, 2012
NCA President Larry Graham has officially announced plans to retire following the 2014 Sweets & Snack Expo and the search for a successor will soon be underway.
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‘Candy School’ turns 50

Founding professor von Elbe retires
August 1, 2012
It’s been 50 years since the "Candy School "was started by the National Confectioners Association (NCA), and it's still teaching everyone from line workers and company owners to technical staff and suppliers what happens when you heat sugar and melt chocolate.
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Image Galleries

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.


Candy Industry Magazine

April 2014 Cover

April 2014

In this issue of Candy Industry, Editor Bernie Pacyniak reports on three candy manufacturers from his visit to Florida, hard candy is making a comeback, interpack, and more!
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Easter Sales

How do you expect Easter sales to be this year?
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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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