Washington — June is National Candy Month, and to help celebrate the unique role chocolate and candy can play in a balanced lifestyle, NCA is highlighting three ways the industry and consumers alike can participate in the month-long festivities. Random Acts Of Sweetness: Throughout June, ...
The National Confectioners Association Announces Hottest Candy and Snack Trends Washington, D.C. (May 23, 2016) –The National Confectioners Association has officially unwrapped the latest candy and snack industry trends of 2016 as the Sweets & Snacks Expo kicks off in Chicago from May 24 ... Read More »
Grand Rapids, MI — Running shoe company Saucony, Inc.’s latest limited-edition release is inspired by old-school candy shops and taffy, with a color scheme of light blue, orange and gray. Developed in partnership with Michigan sneaker retailer Premier, Grid 9000 “Sweet Streets” sneakers’ candy inspiration ... Read More »
Washington, D.C. (March 21, 2016) – Nearly 80 percent of American parents will be “helping” the Easter Bunny this year by creating and sharing seasonal baskets with their children, according to a recent national survey by the National Confectioners Association. Ninety percent of those baskets ... Read More »
London — The Bühler Group has been awarded two 2016 Nestlé Supplier Awards, which recognize those that demonstrate outstanding collaboration, service and support throughout 2015. Bühler win in these categories reflects the company’s contribution to delighting customers with high quality confectionery products including Fruit ... Read More »
Confectionery is woven throughout the fabric of America culture with more than 60 percent of U.S. candy brands having been around for 60 plus years. Mars Chocolate’s M&M’s are no exception as the product celebrates its 75th birthday. Born from the military’s need to ... Read More »
St. Petersburg, FL — Offering shoppers more choices in promotions can garner response rates of 20 percent among targeted consumers and grow volume more than double, according to a study by personalized marketing specialist Catalina. The company found using a three-level reward program resulted ... Read More »
Survey shows candy continues to be an important part of Valentine’s Day traditions Washington, D.C. (February 8, 2016) – Sharing a sweet treat with a friend or loved one is the best way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, according to a recent national survey by the ... Read More »