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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.
July 16, 2014
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.
July 16, 2014
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.
June 13, 2014
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.
May 26, 2014
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.
May 26, 2014
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.
May 23, 2014
“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.
May 23, 2014
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.
May 23, 2014
"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.
May 22, 2014
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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2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo Product Preview!

73 new products debuting at the Sweets and Snacks Expo!
May 16, 2014
More than 50 new products featured in Expo preview.
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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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July 2014 Cover

July 2014

July's issue features an in-depth look at the Brazilian confectionery industry, a review of Interpack, and some more highlights from the Sweets & Snacks Expo.
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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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