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Newly Launched Candy Club Launches Subscription Boxes

Now, candy lovers all over the country can get their fix on a monthly basis.
Candy Club, a premium, monthly subscription service designed especially for candy lovers, launched nationwide this past summer.
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Royal Wholesale: The Website Wonder

Evolving with the times has helped Royal Wholesale maximize its ability to offer traditional, as well as novelty items to retailers.
For Royal Wholesale Candy, headquartered in Mt. Laurel, NJ, the internet really did change how they conducted their business.
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1-800-FLOWERS.COM to acquire Harry & David for $142.5 million

Deal will create a multi-occasion, omni-channel gift retailer with more than $1 billion in sales.
The $142.5-million cash acquisition includes Harry & David's brands and websites as well as its headquarters, manufacturing and distribution facilities and orchards.
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Candy subscription box

Newly launched Candy Club debuts subscription boxes

Nationwide, monthly service delivers favorites, hard-to-find classics.
Now, candy lovers all over the country will be able to get their fix on a monthly basis.
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Morkes Chocolates: A third-generation candy maker works to stay competitive.

Rhonda continues to “mix” old-fashioned quality with the latest food and pop trends to sustain a family business in a competitive climate.
Rhonda Dehn always had a head for figures. Thus, when asked to work Saturdays at the family’s retail candy shop in Palatine, Ill., there were no issues when it came to computing sales taxes on purchases or giving out change.
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M&M'S World

M&M'S World celebrates grand opening in Shanghai

New store offers 1,600-sq. meters of colorful, chocolate fun
The main focal point of the second floor features the Great Wall of Chocolate — the world's largest M&M'S candy wall — offering visitors an amazing photo moment and a chance to create their own customized blend of M&M'S Brand Chocolate Candies from 132 individual tubes.
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Dylan’s Candy Bar to open in Chicago

Candy store slated to open in spring 2015
“We are beyond excited to launch Dylan’s Candy Bar Chicago this spring,” Dylan Lauren says.
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Powell’s Sweet Shoppe to merge with Lolli and Pops, Inc.

Move provides confectionery chain with 35 shops and unique three-tiered approach
With a combined 35 stores and more coming, Lolli and Pops is looking to grow its portfolio of brands.
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Chocolate Works

Chocolate Works opens first Brooklyn location

Franchisee Shlomi Avdoo looks to transform corner candy shop into interactive chocolate factory experience.
“Between the residents, tourists, neighborhood schools, churches, and synagogues, the support and enthusiasm we've already received has been tremendous. We are excited to be such a creative part of this bustling community," says Franchisee Shlomi Avdoo.
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France’s first M&M’s store opens in Paris airport

Charles de Gaulle site first airport shop to have a “wall of color” dispenser display.
The unique and interactive 116-sq.-meter area is a careful mix of famous M&M's characters and the magic of Paris.
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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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October 2014

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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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