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Seasonal Candy

Hershey extends lucrative Halloween season through 'harvest' tie-in

Candy maker expands its fall offerings, connecting them to its Halloween products in attempt to benefit both themes.
Halloween has gradually taken over the fall season, with witches and ghosts haunting storefronts as soon as September hits.
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Salt & Ayre's New Personal Favorites Collection

Habor Sweets, Salem, Mass.
Harbor Sweets, the longtime maker of quintessential New England-themed handcrafted artisanal chocolates, has announced “Personal Favorites” for its Salt & Ayre line.
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R.M. Palmer Valentine’s Day Candy Collection

R.M. Palmer, West Reading, Pa.
R.M. Palmer is debuting several new items for the Valentine’s Day 2015
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Brands try to capitalize on Easter holiday

Branding expert recommends that companies hop out of their comfort zone this Easter season.
“From a branding perspective, Easter is fast becoming a secular occasion," says Mary Zalla, global president of consumer brands at Landor Associates.
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Santa gets a taste of Easter Bunny’s job in new PEEPS TV ad

Just Born debuts first-ever holiday TV ad for PEEPS.
The ad features a traditional night-before-Christmas scene, but with a quirky twist.
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Moonstruck 2013 Holiday Collection

Moonstruck, Portland, Ore.
With a festive assortment of gingerbread snowmen, Mr. and Mrs. Claus and delightful penguin truffles, Moonstruck captures the holiday spirit in sweet chocolate form.
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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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Candyrific President talks Valentine's Day and Easter candy strategies

Rob Auerbach explains why it’s so hard to sell novelty candy on the day of love.
“The husband and wives are going to do a $40 box of chocolates and flowers,” explains Rob Auerbach . “We’re going more for the impulse purchase. The ‘I’m going to get my professor in college this, or my neighbor or my friend that. It’s not the heavy-duty romantic.”
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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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Valentine’s Day trends: Love those last-minute shoppers

Most Valentine’s Day purchases occur the week of the holiday.
Apparently, most advertisers promote their Valentine’s Day items the week of the big day.
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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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October 2014

Lollipops, candy subscriptions, and more await you in the October issue!
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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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