News Topic: Press Release


NCA Expands Advocacy & Communications Capability with Two New Hires

WASHINGTON (January 16, 2020)—The National Confectioners Association today announced the appointment of two new staff members to new roles designed to bolster advocacy and communications activities. These new hires will expand the organization’s capability to tell the confectionery industry’s powerful narrative and highlight our …

NCA Announces 2020 Future Leadership Class

WASHINGTON (January 7, 2020) – The National Confectioners Association has announced the five young professionals for the 2020 Future Leadership Program, which is dedicated to helping young professionals across the confectionery industry access networking and professional development opportunities to grow their careers. “The Future …

Get a Taste of The Sweet Life with NCA’s New Video Series, Streaming Now

WASHINGTON (December 10, 2019) – Have you ever wondered who is responsible for making your favorite chocolate and candy? “The Sweet Life,” a new streamable video series releasing today, brings you inside chocolate and candy factories and introduces you to the people who make …

Digital Resource Provides Chocolate & Candy Consumers More Information, Options & Support This Holiday Season

WASHINGTON (December 2, 2019) – More than 90 percent of Americans say they plan to share or gift chocolate and candy during the winter holiday season, which means for some that this is the perfect time to think more actively about the role that …

NCA Launches Halloween Celebration with The Tommy Show

Washington, DC (October 28, 2019) – The National Confectioners Association is teaming up with The Tommy Show to bring the fun of Halloween treats to listeners in the Beltway and across the country. Join NCA on The Tommy Show any time between 7:00 AM …

Confectioners Share One-Stop Digital Hub to Teach Tricks for Treating On Halloween

Washington, D.C. (September 30, 2019) – As families gear up to go trick-or-treating, the National Confectioners Association is keeping consumers in mind with Halloween Central, a digital resource offering a variety of tools to help consumers understand the unique role that chocolate and candy …

Nominate A Confectionery Retail Champion for the 2020 Confectionery Leadership Awards

Washington, DC (September 23, 2019) – The National Confectioners Association and Candy & Snack TODAY magazine are accepting nominations for the Confectionery Leadership Awards. The awards, presented annually at NCA’s State of the Industry Conference, recognize two of the industry’s top retail or wholesale …

NCA Opens Future Leadership Applications for 2020 Class

Washington, DC (September 6, 2019) – The National Confectioners Association’s Young Professionals Network is calling for applications for the 2020 Future Leadership Program. Selected individuals will be provided with support, education, access, and opportunities through the year-long accelerated leadership program. Established in 2016, the …

Confectioners Unwrap New Digital Resources for National Candy Month 2019

WASHINGTON (June 3, 2019) – The National Confectioners Association launched National Candy Month Central, a digital hub for facts about chocolate, candy, gum and mints. Each June, NCA helps Americans celebrate the sweeter side of life by highlighting innovation in the confectionery industry, as …

NCA Releases Report About Chocolate Consumers

WASHINGTON (May 13, 2019) – The National Confectioners Association today released a detailed look at chocolate consumers which found that while preferences for dark, milk, and white chocolate vary widely across age groups, a new generation of Millennial shoppers is impacting the chocolate retail …