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Most Parents Use Holidays To Discuss Balance With Kids

12 Dec 2017 - Washington — During the holidays, 90 percent of parents use the occasion to prioritize setting guidelines and talking to their ...

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Mars, Operation Gratitude Delivers Two Millionth Troops’ Care Package

11 Dec 2017 - Los Angeles — Mars, Inc. celebrated delivery of more than two million care packages to U.S. troops through Operation Gratitude ...

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Mars Wrigley Selects New Jersey For U.S. Headquarters

06 Dec 2017 - Hackettstown, NJ — Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S. LLC will base its U.S. headquarters in New Jersey, using existing offices in ...


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Hammond’s Candies

Denver, CO

Nearly 100 years ago, Carl T. Hammond, Sr. opened Hammond’s Candy Factory in Denver with a commitment to quality. Starting as a small family business with a loyal local following, the iconic brand is proud of its global appeal. Hammond’s is proud to delight fans of all ages with scrumptious treats crafted by hand from start to finish.

Learn more about Hammond 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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Mission & Vision


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.

NCA works for you in four key areas:

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