Licorice products, including those with and without licorice extract.


Lovely Candy Company's lovely story

Illinois-based confectioner starts out with gluten-free licorice goal, ends up creating a whole line of premium chew candies.
"On the back of every Lovely Candy Co. Package, you’ll find the company’s story. “The journey started when Jackie asked her husband Mike to go on a quest for her favorite candy... licorice,” it reads. “Hers was a special request, it needed to be consciously crafted with select gluten-free ingredients.”"
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American Licorice Co. plans for expansion

The company sets out to make its La Porte facility more efficient.
American Licorice Co. has announced plans to invest $10 million in the expansion of its La Porte, Ind. manufacturing facility. The Bend, Ore.-based candy maker plans to equip and renovate its 285,000 square-foot facility. The expansion, which will include the installation of a licorice production line and the addition of a rail spur so the company can receive ingredients by rail, is expected to be completed by 2015.
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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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May 2015

Check out the May issue, featuring products from Sweets & Snacks Expo, how Enstrom's rebranding looks promising, and more!
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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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