It’s an impressive resume: Chocolatier; entrepreneur; political activist; consultant; new product developer; foundation chairman; industry volunteer; philanthropist. Of course, let’s not forget wife, mother and foodie.
The rain was coming down hard. Traffic was horrific. And it was hard to find the buses. But they came. Candy Industry’s 72nd Kettle Awards reception continues to be the premiere event of the U.S. confectionery industry and a powerful draw.
Though smaller brands have more difﬁ culty winning shelf space and consumer purchases than well-established,multinational brands, they often have more ﬂexibility and can adapt quicker to trends and consumer needs.