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R.M. Palmer’s Schlott Named Advocate Of The Year

04 Mar 2019 - Boca Raton — For his work in building bonds with representatives on the federal and state level and relentless support for the CandyPAC, R.M. Palmer Executive Vice-President and COO Mark Schlott received the 2019 Advocate of the Year Award from NCA at the State ...

Industry | Candy & Snack Today

Panzetta, Maly Accept Confectionery Leadership Awards

04 Mar 2019 - Boca Raton, FL — Stephanie Panzetta, of Weis Markets, Inc., and Cindy Maly, of Casey’s General Stores, accepted their 2019 Confectionery Leadership Awards in front a capacity crowd of candymakers, brokers, retailers and distributors at the State of the Industry Conference. The awards are ...

Candy & Snack Today

Exhibit Space Sells Out For 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo

28 Feb 2019 - Washington, DC — For the eighth consecutive year, booth space at the Sweets & Snacks Expo has sold out. The NCA-hosted event, which takes place May 21 to 23 in Chicago, attracts more than 15,000 attendees from 90 countries and more than 800 exhibitors. “It’s ...


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Just Born Quality Confections

Bethlehem, PA

Just Born is the ninth largest candy company in the country and all of their candy is proudly produced in the USA. Just Born Quality Confections is a third generation, family-owned candy manufacturer that has been in business since 1923 and is known for its iconic brands including: PEEPS®, MIKE AND IKE®, HOT TAMALES® and GOLDENBERG’S® PEANUT CHEWS®

Learn more about Just Born Quality Confections 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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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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