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Chocolate Bar Trends: Candymakers continue to raise the "bar."

Consumers look for innovation from both mainstream and premium chocolate makers.
By Crystal Lindell
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These days you can grab a chocolate bar with almost anything inside. In the past year companies have introduced flavors ranging from marshmallows to ginger to hemp seeds.
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Brazil's Santa Helena’s Paçoquita candy ready for the world

Brazilian peanut candy company looks to export its traditional Brazilian treats.
By Crystal Lindell
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The first thing you notice about the Santa Helena plant in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil is the amazing smell of fresh peanuts roasting.
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Embaré truly is a ‘Brazilian Delight’

Caramel company exports its delicious sweets to more than 40 countries.
By Crystal Lindell
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It turns out Brazil is a tricky country to make caramel for. But Embaré caramels are perfect for the South American country.
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2014 Global State Of The Industry: Beyond Borders

Emerging and even mature markets hold promise for solid confectionery growth, but primarily for those that show ingenuity, innovation and insight.
By Bernie Pacyniak
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Vintage Confections sells hi-end lollipops for $40 in China — a sweet vignette that helps illustrate the global state of the industry for confections: borders are breaking down.
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Standing Tall In Topeka: An in-depth looks at Mars' first U.S. plant in 35 years

Designed to accommadate growth for the next 50 years, the $270 million, 500,000-sq.-ft. plant incorporates sustainable design and engeineering elements.
By Bernie Pacyniak
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The large plastic M&M’S Characters protruding from the outside walls immediately convey the message that candy is produced here.
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Calm And Culture In Kansas: Mars' new plant manager talks shop

Bret Spangler, site director – Topeka, is calm under pressure.
By Bernie Pacyniak
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During my visit to the Topeka facility, I had an opportunity to see the man’s calming demeanor in action; while touring the plant, the SNICKERS line encountered a glitch.
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Whimsical Candy: How a Chicago Candy store owners is creating delcious treats

The sweet story of a dream, 40 years in the making.
By Valerie King
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“I love the idea of now being the only practicing candy maker in the loop,” Chris Kadow-Dougherty says.
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Life’s So Sweet: A N.Y. State Candy that's scripted to succeed

Couple provides extraordinary case history for opening up a chocolate shop.
By Bernie Pacyniak
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It could be the basis for a Hallmark Channel film: Mother and daughter begin making confections and cookies for family and friends together when the daughter’s eight.The daughter continues to refine the mother's recipes, and eventually, a candy store is born. .
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Chocolate Products: Consumers, customers setting the ‘bar’ higher

Be it health benefits, sourcing, flavor intensity or value, chocolate lovers and manufacturers are letting suppliers know that “run-of-the-mill’ won’t pass muster, much less run through a cash register anymore.
By Bernie Pacyniak
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"Consumers today are more fractured. What this means is there are many groups with very specific preferences. There is no average shopper," says Rose Potts, of The Blommer Co.
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Chewy Candies Get Big Going Small

Bite-sized candy trend spurs huge growth in the chewy candy segment.
By Valerie King and Crystal Lindell
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Chewy candy is so perfect for re-sealable bags, that not only are traditionally chewy candy brands appearing in re-sealable bags, but so are brands that are traditionally hard candies.
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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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