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NCA Accepting Applications For 2018 Future Leadership Program

08 Aug 2017 - Washington, DC — Applications for the 2018 NCA Future Leadership Program are now being accepted. The program, open to young professionals ...

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NCA Opens Call For Expo Education Session Speakers

07 Aug 2017 - Washington — NCA is accepting proposals for 2018 Sweet Insights education sessions speakers that can provide insights, strategies and trends ...

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Former Starbucks Exec Tapped For Godiva CEO Position

01 Aug 2017 - New York — Annie Young-Scrivner, former global CMO for Starbucks Coffee Co. and president of Tazo Tea, has been appointed ...


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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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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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The Value of NCA

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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  • Retail and Supply Chain Engagement
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