The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual whose vision, hard work and dedication have resulted in a significant and long-lasting contribution to the confectionery industry.
Dom Antonellis, NECCO
Dick O'Connell, Chocolate Manufacturers Association; National Confectioners Association
Herm Rowland, Jelly Belly Candy Co.
Al Allured, MC - The Manufacturing Confectioner
James A. Hanlon, Harmony Foods Corporation
Lloyd Elston, Peter Paul Candy Manufacturing Company
Henry Blommer, Blommer Chocolate Company
Herb Knechtel, Knechtel Research Sciences;
Harry Burnett “HB” Reese, Hershey Foods Corporation
Milton Hershey, Hershey Foods Corporation;
Forest Mars, M&M / MARS