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Mentos Brand Partners With Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America

14 Aug 2018 - Erlanger, KY – Perfetti Van Melle North American is introducing limited edition Mentos “Say Hello” mints as part of a Pay It Forward promotion for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Each mint is printed with a message, including suggestions on connecting with others such as ...

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Buxton Takes Over As Perfetti Van Melle President & CEO

13 Aug 2018 - Erlanger, KY – Sylvia Buxton is taking the reins as president and CEO of Perfetti Van Melle North America, succeeding Mehmet Yuksek, who announced last month he was leaving the company. Buxton’s appointment is effective August 17. Buxton has been with Perfetti Van Melle ...

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Mars Wrigley Employees Deliver Care Kits To NJ First Responders

27 Jul 2018 - Hackettstown, NJ — As part of the Operation Gratitude program, Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S. LLC employees delivered care kits to members of Hackettstown police and fire departments, according to The New Jersey Herald. The kits were filled with candy, hand sanitizer, sunscreen, pens and other ...

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Jelly Belly Candy Company

Fairfield, CA

Jelly Belly Candy Company traces its roots back to 1869 when Gustav Goelitz began making candy in Belleville, Illinois. In 1898, Gustav’s sons formed their own company, which continues to operate today as Jelly Belly Candy Company. Today, Jelly Belly employs more than 700 people as the company remains family-owned and operated by the fourth, fifth and sixth generations of the family.

Learn more about theJelly Belly Candy Company and dozens of other NCA members as we work to document the hundreds of stories that comprise the U.S. candy industry.

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OUR MISSION:
The National Confectioners Association advances, protects and promotes the confectionery industry.

OUR VISION:
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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