Candy Industry's comprehensive business reviews of confectionery manufacturers, their processes and products.


One-on-One with Tootsie Roll's Ellen Gordon

Tootsie Roll Industries’ chairman reminiscences about her husband, Melvin, and reaffirms her long-term commitment to the company’s future.
It wasn’t long before she whisked me to the Tootsie Roll production area to view a continuous slab of that wonderful chocolate-like confection falling onto a conveyor belt.
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Enstrom’s Manifest Destiny

Fourth-generation toffee maker embarks on rebranding campaign, one designed to expose its signature product to a much larger audience.
“We wanted to analyze who we are, our history, where we belong in the category,” says Doug Simons. “We have a great history, a great product, a great following. We needed to focus on our premium quality.”
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Suplice Chocolate: Designed to standout

Chicago-based artisan chocolate house specializing in the world’s first designer creates hand-painted chocolate bars.
Anne Shaeffer first had the idea while walking through the chocolate section of the grocery store and wondering to herself, “How can most people tell the difference between good and not-so-good chocolate before they buy?”
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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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