Cleveland — The National Confectionery Sales Association is calling for nominations for its annual New Product Awards, which will be presented at the NCSA’s Candy Hall of Fame event Oct. 19 in Tampa, FL.
Visit candyhalloffame.org to nominate products in seasonal, chocolate, snack, non-chocolate, premium/gourmet and licensed/limited edition categories. The items must have been at retail for at least six months and have national distribution; past winners are not eligible. Deadline for submissions is July 19, 2013.
The top-rated products, determined by buyers, brokers and manufacturers, will be reviewed by a panel of industry leaders who will select five finalists and one winner in each category.
Winners will be presented with crystal trophies at the Candy Hall of Fame banquet and finalists will be recognized with certificates of achievement. Gift bags containing samples of the nominated products will be distributed at the event.
Samples of all nominated products must be sent to the NCSA office at:
National Confectionery Sales Association
3135 Berea Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44111