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About NCA Membership

What is the National Confectioners Association?

The National Confectioners Association fosters industry growth by advancing the interests of the confectionery industry and its customers. Serving as the voice of the industry, the Association advocates for the needs of the industry before government bodies, helps the industry understand and implement food safety and other regulations, provides information to help members strengthen business in today’s competitive environment and creates relationships between all sectors of the industry including manufacturers, brokers, trade customers, suppliers to the industry and our consumers.


To advance, protect and promote the confectionery industry.

As a trade organization, NCA’s goal is to provide excellent member service and to communicate valuable information to every segment of the industry. Its primary areas of focus are:

Public Policy & Advocacy - NCA advocates on behalf of the confectionery industry before all types of governing and regulatory bodies on the state and local level, the federal level and in the international marketplace to ensure fair and sound laws and regulations are applied to confectionery businesses.

Customer Relations - NCA fosters relationships between the retail trade and confectionery manufacturers, educates customers on the value and profitability of confectionery products and provides analyses on the economic outlook of the confectionery industry.

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