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Vintage Confections: Hobby Turns Into Global Wholesale Business

Sisters find artisan lollipops are a favorite among Asian consumers, propelling Vintage Confections into exports.
By Bernie Pacyniak
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What once began as a hobby evolved into a full-blown international obsession.
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Yolo Candy Co. relaunches Linda's Lollies brand

Former Topps executives pursue opportunities in gourmet lollipop category.
By Bernie Pacyniak
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By introducing new flavors, improving appearance and enhancing packaging, Yolo Candy Co. hopes to re-energize its Linda’s Lollies brand of lollipops.
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Kettle Winner Profile: A Beamin’ And Beanin’ Bianco

Candy Industry’s 69th Kettle Award Mike Bianco recipient encompasses all the best attributes of a candy maker’s “candy maker.”
By Bernie Pacyniak
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Mike Bianco openly professes that he prefers “talking to machines.”
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Jelly Belly

Jelly Belly’s North Chicago plant to focus on private-label candies, will no longer make Jelly Belly jelly beans

Move eliminates 66 jobs, transfers branded candy production to main plant in Fairfield, Calif.
By Bernie Pacyniak
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"Eliminating positions is a difficult decision to make,” says Bob Simpson, the company’s president and coo. “This move to private-label manufacturing is a forward thinking step for the best deployment of the Illinois facility and the company overall.”
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Cemoi continues to make strides after opening first U.S. sales office 1 year ago

Leading French chocolatier find success with seasonal and organic collections.
By Crystal Lindell
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CEMOI has worked to introduce its premium French chocolates and exclusive recipes to the American market
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Sailing chocolate’s high seas: Norman Love partners with Princess Cruises

Two to offer “Chocolate Journeys” for the ultimate chocolate getaway.
By Bernie Pacyniak
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Ahoy, chocolate lovers, everywhere! Thanks to a partnership between Santa Clarita, Calif.-based Princess Cruises and master chocolatier and pastry chef Norman Love, your ship has finally come in.
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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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A farmer growing cocoa in the Brazilian rainforest partners with bean-to-bar chocolate maker Nugali

Nugali works with Leolinda cocoa farm to create truly Brazilian bean-to-bar chocoalte.
By Crystal Lindell
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Chocolate makers help farmers grow sustainable cocoa in the Amazon, and reclaim Brazil’s rightful place in the world ranking of cocoa suppliers.
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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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Supplier Spotlight

Bosch helps Endangered Species Chocolate create packaging solution

Bosch helps chocolate maker accelerate production, meet growing demand.
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Saving the planet, making chocolate. Endangered Species Chocolate was founded specifically on combining both those premises together
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EVENTS

Food Plant of the Future: The Future of Wastewater Management

11/7/13
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On-Demand Effective management of wastewater is becoming increasingly critical to food and beverage processors as the cost for incoming water increases...

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September 2014

September 2014

The September issue features some new chocolate and wine pairings, a preview of ECRM show, and more!
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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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