Products made with all-natural or organic ingredients. Candies delivering specific benefits


Organic chocolate bars handmade on Martha’s Vineyard

Not Your Sugar Mamas, Vineyard Haven, Mass.
“The benefits of raw chocolate go far beyond its superior taste,” cofounder Bennett Coffey says.
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One-on-one with Justin Gold from Justin’s

Nutty innovation spreads health, profitable snacking options
"To be honest, the business was failing [at first]. You can’t sell enough jars; you can’t have a big enough margin; not enough product differentiation," Gold says.
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Snyder’s-Lance increases focus on better-for-you snacks

Snack maker increases investment in Late July Organic Snacks in effort to strengthen its healthy, sustainable food presence.
Snyder's-Lance, Inc. has announced that it’s creating a new, "better for you" division and increasing its investment in Late July Snacks, LLC — a leader in organic and non-GMO snacks.
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Missy J’s Truffley Treats and Carob Cups

Oh, Yes You Candy, Boulder, Colo.
Missy J’s truffley treats and carob cups are smooth, rich and divine, just like chocolate, yet made with naturally nutritious carob.
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Spicy Dark Chocolate Goat’s Milk Caramel

Fat Toad Farm, Brookfield, Vt.
This small, family-run goat dairy farm is known for its Goat’s Milk Caramel Sauce. And, its newest flavor is Spicy Dark Chocolate.
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18 Rabbits Granola Bars

18 Rabbits, San Francisco, Calif.
The 18 Rabbits company offers a family of organic, artisan granola and granola bars all made from scratch.
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Natural Products Expo East

Natural Products Expo East: New candy trends from paleo to future tech

With a plethora of new products, there’s guaranteed to be something please everyone’s palates
Tracking this year’s trends at the Natural Products Expo East, which was held in Baltimore this past week, gave this veteran trend spotter a case of whiplash.
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GoOrganic Fruit Chews

Hillside Candy, Hillside, N. J.
GoOrganic Fruit Chews feature an assortment of four flavors.
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6 Snacking trends — what consumers want in a mid-day meal

FONA report outlines the latest consumer snacking trends.
The American consumers’ love affair with snacking began more than 100 years ago with the humble and timeless potato chip.
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Gelatin-free Sugar-Sprinkled Gummy Worms, Cubes

The Organic Candy Factory, Los Angeles
All of The Organic Candy Factory’s gummies are gelatin free, and are made without any artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners.
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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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Candy Jan 2015

January 2015

Start off the new year with new products, sweetener trends, 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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