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Mars Wrigley Boosting India Mint Farmers’ Yields

17 Nov 2017 - Chicago — Aiming to lift productivity of mint farms in India, where 80 percent of the world’s supply is produced, ...

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Coalition For Sugar Reform Supports Bipartisan Legislation

07 Nov 2017 - Washington, DC — The Coalition for Sugar Reform, a broad-based group of food manufacturers, environmental advocates, responsible government advocates, and ...

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Downs Clears Up Confusion Around Halloween, Candy

01 Nov 2017 - Washington, DC — Countering a number of articles and columns that misrepresented how consumers enjoy confectionery, NCA President and CEO John ...


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Enstrom Candies, Inc.,

Grand Junction, CO

The history of Enstrom Candies, Inc., dates back to 1919, when Chester K. “Chet” Enstrom began learning the art of candy making at 17 years of age. By 1960, his almond toffee, made with all-natural ingredients, had begun to develop a reputation. Four generations and more than 50 years later, Enstrom remains a family business, employing 130 people and uses the same handmade recipe that Chet perfected.

Learn more about Enstrom 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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