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Kimmie Candy’s Dutra Outlines Need For Sugar Reform

16 Apr 2018 - Reno — The Depression-era sugar program is significantly driving up the prices for food manufacturers’ ingredients, the second biggest cost on ...

Policy | Industry | Candy & Snack Today

Florida Editorial Board Highlights Need For Sugar Reform

13 Apr 2018 - Stuart, FL — Most foods containing sugar produced in the U.S. are significantly more costly than they should be because ...

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Blommer Funds Clean Water Program In Cote d’ Ivoire

12 Apr 2018 - Chicago — Proceeds from Blommer Chocolate Co.’s Founder’s Reserve chocolate line are now being used to fund a clean water ...


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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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