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Trolli Earns Best In Show At Sweets & Snacks Expo, Newfangled Confections Is Small Business Innovator

21 May 2019 - McCormick Place — Trolli Sour Crunchy Crawlers from Ferrara Candy Co., Inc. took home Best In Show in the 2019 Most Innovative New Product Awards, announced this morning at the Sweets & Snacks Expo, while Newfangled Confections, LLC walked away with the Small Business ...

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Cascades Northbox Recyclable Container Earns 2019 Ruby Award

21 May 2019 - McCormick Place — Packaging manufacturer Cascades, Inc. was honored with the 2019 Ruby Award for Supplier Innovation for its next-gen Northbox packaging, described as the first-ever fully recyclable insulated packaging in North America. The packaging is made of recycled materials and provides multiple insulation ...

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80% Of Hershey’s Cocoa Is Sustainably Sourced

15 May 2019 - Hershey, PA — During 2018, The Hershey Co. made substantial progress on its CSR objectives, including purchasing 80 percent of its cocoa from certified and sustainable sources, according to the candymarker’s Shared Goodness Report. With 80 percent of its cocoa coming from sustainable sources, Hershey ...


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Torie & Howard, LLC

New Milford, CT

Torie & Howard is a producer of all-natural, organic candy designed to satisfy consumers with discriminating palates who crave healthy, yet indulgent, snacks. The company was launched by color consultant Torie Burke and interior designer Howard Slatkin in early 2012 with headquarters in New Milford, Conn., with a pledge to produce snacks in ways that are as health-friendly, eco-friendly and socially conscious as possible.

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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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