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Candy & Snack Today | Industry

Snyder’s-Lance Sells Culinary Nut Business

01 Dec 2016 - Charlotte, NC — Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. has agreed to sell its Diamond of California culinary nut business to Blue Road Capital. The sale aligns with Snyder’s-Lance’s strategy ...

Candy & Snack Today | Industry

Moderation Message Rings True For Holidays

30 Nov 2016 - Washington DC — Confectionery and snacks play a part in holiday celebrations for many Americans. As the season begins, NCA President & ...

Candy & Snack Today | Events

2017 Marks 20 Years For Sweets & Snacks Expo

28 Nov 2016 - Washington, DC — The largest candy and snack show in North America, the Sweets & Snacks Expo, is celebrating its ...


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Ferrara Candy Company

Forest Park, IL

Brach’s Candy Corn, a product of Ferrara Candy Company, has been a Halloween staple for generations. The Ferrara Candy Company was founded as the Ferrara Pan Candy Company in Chicago in 1908. For more than a century, Ferrara Candy Company has combined a commitment to using high-quality ingredients with a focused understanding of what candy consumers want.

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The National Confectioners Association advances, protects and promotes the confectionery industry.

The public understands and appreciates candy’s role in a happy, balanced lifestyle.

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NCA is committed to advancing, promoting and protecting the confectionery industry. Through advocacy and communications, industry insights, and retailer and supply chain engagement, we are strengthening public understanding and appreciation of candy’s unique role in a happy, balanced lifestyle.

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