American Licorice Recognized As Top Company To Work For In U.S.


La Porte, IN – American Licorice Co. has been selected as one of the 2018 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). The award recognizes excellence in employee relations, innovation to motivate employees and the ability to effectively implement creative compensation programs, according to the group.

The companies were assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed a number of key measures. Honorees will be recognized at the National Best and Brightest Summit – Illuminate 2019 symposium in September.

“Receiving this award validates the hard work that American Licorice Company does to ensure we positively impact our associates,” says Karen Kopka, senior human resources manager for the company. “It honors our mission statement of ‘Investing in Happiness: People, Community and Environment’ and we truly give thanks to all of our associates who make this such an amazing place to be.”

Family owned and operated since 1914, American Licorice states that it is committed to offering employees a rewarding and community-driven work experience, with programs designed to make the workplace a both fulfilling and enjoyable environment.

“Profitability and stability is essential for businesses in today’s economic climate. Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2018 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward,” says Jennifer Kluge, president and CEO, NABR. “We are proud to honor this year’s winners and can’t wait to celebrate them in September.”

The Best and Brightest Program honored 512 national winning organizations from across the country out of 2,400 nominations. C&ST