This year’s ECRM Everyday & Non-Seasonal is slated for sunny Chandler, Ariz., Sept. 20-23! And Candy Industry Magazine can’t wait to try all the new treats debuting at the show!
We already know there will be plenty of delicious candy, because we’ve compiled a preview of the event. It’s an extensive list of products slated to be showcased at this year’s show, and they’re all listed alphabetically by company, so you can find exactly what you’re looking for!
Candy Industry Magazine also will be hosting a Buyer’s Choice at this year’s event, which will include three different categories: Chocolate, Non-Chocolate and Novelty. So manufacturers don’t forget to submit you’re samples, and buyers, don’t forget to vote!
And be sure to check out our November issue for our post-show coverage, which will feature the winners of the Buyer’s Choice and more products from the show!
And don't forget to check out this month's Crystal's Candy Corner video, featuring Managing Editor Crystal Lindell talking about some of these products and others that she can't stop eating!
1. Albanese Confectionery
Merrillville, Ind. / http://www.albaneseconfectionery.com / (219) 942-1877
New Albanese World’s Best stand-up bag candies
• Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Peanuts: These fresh-roasted peanuts are dipped in creamy real peanut butter, and then coated in smooth milk chocolate. Available in a 6-oz. Stand-up bag.
• Milk Chocolate Triple Dipped Malt Balls: Real milk chocolate triple dipped on a crunchy malt center. Available in a 6-oz. Stand-up bag.
• Milk Chocolate Dried Blueberries: These sweet antioxidant-rich, whole dried blueberries are wrapped in a layer of thick luscious milk chocolate. Available in a 5-oz. Stand-up bag.
S. R.P.: $4.99
2. Amusemints LLC
Denver / http://www.amusemints.com / (800) 779-8985
Flip Flop Mints
These sugar-free peppermints come in a cute flip flop-shaped tins, in a variety of patterns. Plus, they’re kosher-certified.
S. R.P.: (.65-oz.) $2.99
3. Anastasia Confections, Inc.
Orlando, Fla. / www.AnastasiaWholesale.com / (407) 816-9944
These Coconut Patties are made up of a smooth and creamy shredded coconut mix and then dipped in a rich dark chocolate. They come in four delicious flavors, including: Original, Key Lime, Pina Colada, and Rum.
S. R.P.: (12-oz. Bag) $4.99
4. Axenta Intertrade Corp.
Montreal, QC Canada / www.axenta.ca / (855) 858-7402
shoecolate Cowboy Boot
This delicious and stylish chocolate cowboy boot is created with a mix of premium milk chocolate and dark 70 percent chocolate designs. Made with a peanut-free chocolate blend, Axenta’s shoecolate line mixes all your guilty pleasure into one awesome gift. Great for guys and gals, fill it with fruits or ice cream and make it the perfect dessert.
S. R.P.: $24.95
5. Baron Chocolatier
Vernon Hills, Ill. / www.Baronchocolatier.com / (847) 520-2215
100-g. Slim Chocolate Bars
These 100-g. Slim, melt-in-your-mouth premium chocolate bars are available in seven tempting flavors, including: Milk Chocolate; Dark Chocolate; Milk Chocolate with Sea Salt Caramel Pieces; Dark Chocolate with Raspberry Pieces; Dark Chocolate with Orange Almond Pieces; Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt; and Milk Chocolate with Almond Pieces. And, they’re made with all-natural ingredients, they’re kosher-certified, and GMO-free.
S. R.P.: $1.99 - $2.29
6. Brown & Haley
Tacoma, Wash. / www.brown-haley.com / (253) 620-3067
Extra Dark Chocolate ROCA THINS
New Roca Thins are a delicious chocolate indulgence. A master confectioner’s blend of 70 percent dark chocolate with chunks of Roca Buttercrunch Toffee and sea salt for irresistible flavor in every bite. They’re also kosher- and halal-certified.
S. R.P.: (5.3-oz. bag) $4.49
7. Cemoi Inc.
Perpignan, France / www.cemoi.com / (347) 414-0451
Cemoi’s new line of Les Pearls features unique flavors with real inclusions inside. They come in five flavors, including: Pecan Pie, Pistachio, Pineapple Coconut, Banana Caramel, and Lytchee Raspberry.
S. R.P.: (4.05-oz. bag) $3.99
8. Creative Concepts, Inc.
Irondale, Ala. / www.flavercandies.com / (205) 838-0570
These artisan-crafted candies come in five delicious flavors, including: Cherry, Lime Chipotle Mint, Peppermint, Pineapple Jalapeno and Popcorn. And, they’re made with allnatural ingredients.
S. R.P.: ( .88-oz. bag) $1.19 to $1.79
9. Darrell Lea
Irving, Texas / www.darrelllea.com / (214) 351-9060
Darrell Lea STIX
These soft bite-sized licorice twists filled with a delicious choc centers are available in four flavors, including: Original/Milk, Raspberry/Milk, Strawberry/White and Grape/White.
S. R.P.: $2.99
10. Dorval Trading Co., Ltd.
Nanuet, N.Y. / www.dorvaltrading.com / (845) 624-3031
Sour Power 4-oz. peg bags
Sour Power is now available in 4-oz. Peg bags. And the colors and flavors are based on their widely popular Sour Power Quattro, a four-color, four-flavor peelable sour belt. The Peg Bags are available in three varieties: Sour Power Mini Sortz, Sour Power Quattro Snax, and Sour Power Assorted Wide Belts.
All of them include four delicious flavors, Strawberry, Green Apple, Blue Raspberry and Tutti Frutti.
S. R.P.: (4-oz. Peg bag) $1.49-$1.69
11. G.Debbas Chocolatier
Fresno, Cali. / www.gdebbas.com / (559) 294-2071
Donut Pastry Crisps
Donut Pastry Crisps are everything you love about a donut packed into a crispy bite! These delicious Donut Pastry Crisps come in all your favorite donut flavors, including Maple Glazed, Devil’s Food, Raspberry, and Frosted Pink Vanilla with Sprinkles.
S. R.P.: (2-oz. Box) $1.99
12. Gerrit J. Verburg Co.
Fenton, Mich. / www.fresch.com / (810) 750-9779
A delicious mix of strawberry, cherry, and black currant flavors, Pink Cadillacs are GMO-free and gluten-free. They’re made with natural colors and flavors in Holland. Available in a 5.2-oz. bag and a 9.5-oz. flip-top box as well as bulk.
S. R.P.: N/A
13. Gimbal’s Fine Candies
S. San Francisco, Calif. / www.gimbalscandy.com / (800) 344-6225
Gimbal’s Cherry Lovers 24-oz. Jar
A convenient and attractive 24-oz. Jar filled with Gimbal’s Cherry Lovers soft and chewy cherry hearts. Featuring nine different variations of cherry flavor favorites including: Chocolate Cherry, Cherry Cola, Wild Cherry, Cherry Vanilla and more. The candy also is certified Kosher Pareve.
S. R.P: $5.99- $7.99
Gimbal’s Gourmet Jelly Beans 25-oz. Jar
A convenient and attractive 25-oz. Jar filled with Gimbal’s Gourmet Jelly Beans. Featuring 41 delicious flavors made with real fruit juice, all certified Kosher Pareve.
S. R.P.: $5.99- 7.99
14. Goo Goo Cluster, LLC
Nashville, Tenn. / www.googoo.com / (855) 246-6466
Lil’ Goos are unwrapped little Goo Goo Clusters in original flavor, which features a combination of peanuts, caramel, nougat and milk chocolate. Each 6-oz. Re-sealable pouch contains approximately five two-piece servings.
S. R.P.: (6-oz. Re-sealable pouch) $3.99
15. Gourmet Nantel
Ste Julie, QC, Canada/ www.gourmetnantel.com / (888) 313-1331
Gourmet Nantel’s line of fudge comes in three delicious flavors, including: sucre à la crème (sugar and cream), sucre à la crème aux noix (fudge with walnuts), fudge au chocolat (chocolate fudge) and sucre à la crème au sirop d’érable (fudge with maple syrup).
S. R.P.: (85-g. Bag) $1.99
Rosemont, Ill. / www.haribo.com / (847) 260-0580
Haribo Twin Snakes
This new Haribo experience combines Sweet and Sour Gummi candy with six different flavors in a 5-oz. Bag.
S. R.P.: N/A
17. The Lovely Candy Co., LLC
Woodstock, Ill. / www.lovelycandyco.com / (815) 337-0673
A dark chocolate chewy candy surrounds a core of sweet coconut. Plus, each piece contains real pieces of coconut. Hula Chews are all-natural, non-GMO, gluten-free, and made with no artificial colors or flavors, and rBST-free milk
S. R.P.: (6-oz. Peggable bags) $2.99
18. Morinaga America, Inc.
Irvine, Calif. / www.hi-chew.com / (949) 732-1155
HI-CHEW Sticks and HI-CHEW Peg Bags
HI-CHEW candies will now be available in sticks and peg bags! HI-CHEWS come in six mouthwatering flavors, including: Strawberry, Green Apple, Mango, Grape, Cherry, and Banana. And, the new peg bags come in three mixes, including: Regular Mix Bag, Tropical Mix Bag, and Strawberry Bag. And HI-CHEW sticks come in six mouth-watering flavors, including: Strawberry, Green Apple, Mango, Grape, Cherry, and Banana.
S. R.P.: (1.76-oz Sticks) $1.29; (3.53-oz. peg bags) $2.49
19. Mount Franklin Foods LLC
El Paso, Texas / www.mountfranklinfoods.com / (915) 877-1173 or (915) 877-4079
Softer than Brittle
This delicious treat tastes like brittle, but with a softer texture. It’s available in peanut (6-oz. Bag), pecan (5.5-oz. bag), almond (5.5-oz. bag), and cashew (5.5-oz. bag) varieties.
S. R.P.: $4.99 to $5.99
20. NibMor Inc.
Kennebunk, Maine / www.nibmor.com / (844) NibMor-1
NibMor All-Natural Chocolate Bar
Combining super fruits to create the ultimate all-natural, better-for-you treat, these all-natural chocolate bars come in four flavors, including: Blueberry, Cherry, Cacao Nibs, and Nut & Fruit. And they come in four sizes: a 3-oz. Bar, a 1-oz. Bar, 0.35-oz. bar, as well as a snack bag size. The bars are all non-GMO verified, gluten-free, and Rainforest Alliance-certified.
S. R.P.: (3-oz. Bar) $2.99
21. OMG’s Candy
Winnipeg, Manitoa, Canada / www.omgs.ca / (604) 366-4156
Featuring delicious, chocolatey, graham clusters mixed with almond pieces, these treats are so good, they’ll have you saying, “OMG!”
S. R.P.: (4.8-oz. bag) $4.79
22. Taste of Nature, Inc.
Santa Monica, Calif. / www.candyasap.com / (310) 396-4433
Tropical Cotton Candy Swirlz
This new line from Taste of Nature combines the experience of a carnival with the flavors of the tropics! The new Tropical Cotton Candy Swirlz features three delicious flavors, including: Watermelon, Banana and Pineapple/Coconut. It’s also certified kosher, gluten-free, fat-free, cholesterol-free, and sodium-free.
S. R.P.: (3.1-oz. bag) $1.99
23. Torie & Howard
New Milford, Conn. / www.torieandhoward.com / (860) 799-7772
Torie & Howard’s Chewie Fruities are a delicious, all-natural chewie candy. Available in three of Torie & Howard’s best-selling dual profile flavors — Pomegranate & Nectarine, Blood Orange & Honey and Meyer Lemon & Raspberry — they come in both mixedflavor bags, and single-flavor bags. The candies are organic, kosher-certified and contain no GMOs. In addition, they are gluten-free, contain no preservatives, no artificial dyes, no artificial flavors, are casein- and soy-free. They’re also made in the United States.
S. R.P.: (4-oz. Stand-up, gusseted, peg-able bag) $3.99
El Segundo, Calif. / www.yumjunkie.com / (424) 277-5018
Petite Pufflettes Gummy Bites 16-Oz. Bag
These brightly colored petite gummy bites come in a 1-lb., re-sealable bag, and are available in seven fruity flavors, including: Orange, Raspberry, Strawberry, Apple, Lemon, Grape, and Assorted.
S. R.P.: N/A