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Ethel M Chocolates Brings Back 1932 Mars Bar

20 Sep 2017 - Henderson, NV — Ethel M Chocolates, a subsidiary of Mars, Inc., and maker of premium chocolates, is reviving the classic Mars ...

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Rite Aid Gets Clearance To Sell Stores, Related Assets To Walgreens Boots

19 Sep 2017 - Camp Hill, PA — Under an amended and restated agreement, Rite Aid Corp. has received regulatory clearance to sell 1,932 ...

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Godiva Names Leite Managing Director, North America

18 Sep 2017 - New York — Sharon Leite is Godiva Chocolatier’s new managing director, North America, effective October 2, the company reports. She ...


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Hawaiian Host

Honolulu, HI – Los Angeles, CA – Tokyo, JP

Hawaiian Host is the maker of Hawai‘i’s original and most famous chocolate covered macadamias. The founder of the company, Mamoru Takitani, first developed the recipe on the Island of Maui. Today, Hawaiian Host is the world’s #1 maker of chocolate covered macadamias with candy making facilities in Honolulu, Hawai‘i and Los Angeles, California, and a regional office in Tokyo, Japan.

Learn more about Hawaiian Host 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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