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Alliance For Fair Sugar Policy Launches, Calls For Sugar Program Modernization

19 Mar 2018 - Washington — Comprised of retailers, manufacturers, trade associations, environmental advocates, taxpayer watchdog groups, think tanks and other organizations, the Alliance for ...

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On The Ground In Ghana With Barry Callebaut

16 Mar 2018 - Standing on the tarmac at Accra Kotoka Airport after a disorienting 15-hour, two-layover, flight from Cleveland, it was easy to ...

Industry | Member | Candy & Snack Today

America’s Last Gumball Maker Calls On NY Delegation To Support Sugar Reform

14 Mar 2018 - Akron, NY — Earlier this month Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) visited the Ford Gum & Machine Co., Inc., the last ...


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Madelaine Chocolate Company

Rockaway Beach, NY

Founded in 1949, Madelaine Chocolate Company has always dedicated itself to perfecting the superior taste and quality of chocolate. Located in Far Rockaway, Queens, Madelaine is an American family-owned and run company, led today by Jorge and Vivian Farber and their cousin Norman Gold. The company’s chocolates have been made solely in New York and have been part of the American family life for more than 65 years.

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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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