Cannabis confections are a growing industry, and manufacturers are creating candies with THC, CBD, and hemp all an in attempt to appeal to evolving consumer tastes. Candy Industry covers the sector with a focus on how manufacturers and retailers can respond to these trends.
From salty to sweet, and everything in between, snacks are have made their way into the confectionery world. Candy Industry Magazine offers the latest news and reviews on everything from chocolate-covered potato chips to spicy popcorn, so you can stay up-to-date on all things delicious!
Candies and chocolates made with vegetarian and vegan recipes continue to gain popularity, as more consumers are looking for foods created without any animal byproducts. The latest trends and innovations offer new insight into vegetarian candy.
While food manufacturing has been deemed “essential infrastructure,” allowing it to continue, the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Co. to adopt even stricterr safety protocols. There’s also the challenge of meeting payroll in the face of canceled or delayed product orders.
The Sweets and Snacks Expo is still proceeding as planned. However, the NCA is now offering a full refund on badge fees for anyone whose plans change as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
Company has produced one million chocolate bars, hired 42 employees.
March 11, 2020
Beyond Good, formerly Madécasse, is celebrating its one-year anniversary operating in Madagascar, where it has hired 42 full-time employees and produced one million chocolate bars at a state-of-the-art factory there.
YumEarth products to feature FARE “Proud Supporter” emblem.
March 9, 2020
YumEarth and FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education), a food allergy research, advocacy and education organization, are collaborating to raise awareness around life with food allergies and inspire support for the food allergy community.
While their chemical components make chocolate and cannabinoids compatible, producers of cannabis-infused chocolate also say the medium allows for elevating the cannabis consumption experience and serves as an access point for discerning cannabis consumers.
ON DEMAND: From hard candies to gooey caramels, the confectionery industry continues to thrive and adapt to changing consumer preferences. Attendees will learn how the confectionery market fared in the past year and what they can expect going forward.