Candy Industry Magazine

August 2013

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August 2013

Check out the August issue of Candy Industry, featuring Kettle Award winner Patrick Huffman and a new Kinder Egg that is no longer contraband in the United States.

Sweet Gravitas: Patrick Huffman, of the Warrell Corp. and winner of Candy Industry's Kettle Award, gives an inside look at his company

Huffman's straightforward, no-nonsense directive has helped the Warrell Corp. flourish.
Huffman learned that the slowest plant walks can be the most important ones, particularly when it comes to viewing what employees, as well as supervisors are doing. Of course, it not just a matter of observing what’s going on; it’s the follow-through that’s even more important.
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Leaders in innovation: The color of innovation

Candy Industry’s annual section showcases suppliers who stimulate thought, develop product concepts, engineer efficiencies, introduce new processing lines and establish new market segments.
In their own words, executives from equipment, packaging and services companies offer their insights on how they view the innovation process.
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Revving up organic growth naturally

Feeding off consumer preferences for all things natural, the organic/all-natural category has see double-digit growth.
"Around the world, people are starting to pay attention to what goes in their mouth," says Torie Burke, of Torie Howard.
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Cubze truffles

The Happy Chocolatier, LLC, Acton, Mass.
Made by hand with the finest all natural ingredients, Cubze truffles are available in a variety of flavors including chocolate, chocolate raspberry, chocolate cappuccino, chocolate mint, chocolate walnut, cookies & cream, cranberry walnut, and peanut butter, coated in either milk or dark chocolate.
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Probat acquires Ladco Group

Move allows the Probat Group to supply broader range of cocoa and chocolate processing equipment.
“With this acquisition, the Probat Group continues the expansion into an additional field of technologies directed to the processing of food that is made for the enjoyment of people by its flavor and taste,” Abbing added.
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ADM launches deZaan Gourmet chocolate line

More than 22 premium chocolate products to debut in the United States.
The exclusive range, which “combines legacy and modernity and inspires artisan chefs and craftsmen,” features 22 individual products, including dark and milk couvertures, white chocolate, cocoa powders, cocoa butter, compound coatings made with non-hydrogenated fats and service products.
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New book looks at ‘Chocolate as Medicine’

Authors research medicinal uses of cocoa over the centuries.
While it may be easy to understand why ancient cultures thought chocolate could provide an energy boost, and cocoa butter was used to treat skin disease, a new book also reveals that chocolate has been used as a remedy for tuberculosis and even snake bites.
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A Venetian Carnival, a Jelly Belly sculpture and gourmet chocolates! Oh my!

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Healthier Food Options

A recent Nielsen report shows that consumers are calling for healthier options from food manufacturers. Do you think consumers will actually buy healthier versions of their favorite candy and snacks if they’re made available?
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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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