Sugar - NCA supports reform of the sugar program to put an end to tight sugar supplies, high sugar prices, plant closures, job losses, and unnecessary and wasteful government intrusion on domestic sugar production.
Trade - The U.S. currently has free trade agreements with 20 nations, which open markets through the elimination of tariff and non-tariff barriers. These agreements allow for U.S. exports from both large and small confectionery companies and allow them to compete globally.
Labeling - FDA regulates the labeling of all food and beverages, and NCA is dedicated to ensuring that the confectionery industry is aware of all industry labeling requirements.
Get the facts on policy issues that impact the confectionery industry. You are the best advocate for your company. As a voter, your opinion matters in your state capital and in Washington, DC. Contact your Congressman, Senators or local officials to express your views on legislation like sugar policy, taxation, regulatroy issues and trade policy. Learn what more you can do to help protect your business interests.
Confectionery plays an important role in our lives - providing sweetness and happiness. It's important to learn to Treat Right, however. Our website provides tips and tools to help consumers find the information on how to include a little candy in a happy, health life.
NCA's Food Safety Forum is a web-based resource for NCA members focused on food safety and regulatory challenges facing the industry. In addition to online resources, quarterly webinars provide updates on new rules and regulations, food safety education, and peer-to-peer discussions. Topics include regulatory updates, basic food safety education, and third party certification.