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Two-thirds of NCA members are small businesses. Spangler Candy Company in Bryan, Ohio, has been family-owned and operated for more than 100 years.Meet More NCA Members →
The U.S. confectionery industry directly employs 55,000 Americans and supports hundreds of thousands jobs in agriculture, retail, transportation and other industries. Candy-making helps fuel the American economy.
NCA members are companies who manufacture the vast majority of chocolate, candy, gum and mints sold in the United States, plus the suppliers who provide those companies the equipment, ingredients, packaging and services they need to make candy, and brokers who act as third-part sales agents for the industry.
Candy is made in all 50 states and in more than 1,000 facilities across the nation. We create American products with American workers in cities and towns throughout the United States.
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14 Dec 2018 - Schiphol, Netherlands — Cargill, Inc. has unveiled The Protect Our Planet plan, which provides a framework for achieving complete cocoa bean traceability and includes a commitment of no further conversion of any forest land in Ghana and Ivory Coast of cocoa production, according to the ...
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13 Dec 2018 - Chicago — Ferrara Candy Co., Inc. is relocating its headquarters from Oakbrook Terrace to the Old Chicago Main Post Office, located downtown at 433 W. Van Buren St. The move is expected to be complete by late summer 2019, according to the city. Mayor ...
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12 Dec 2018 - Dublin — Worldwide chocolate sales are expected to have a compound annual growth rate near 7 percent through 2023, according to Research And Markets. A key growth driver is packaging innovations to both improve shelf life and consumer engagement, according to the market research company. ...
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Based on total value of shipments according to 2007 Census data
Members of the National Confectioners Association employ thousands of Americans in good-paying positions across the industry. Often in operation for several decades in the same cities and towns throughout America, candy manufacturers are a vital part of their communities.
You can be part of the story of candy here in the United States by becoming a member of NCA. Membership is open to companies who make or market candy in the USA, confectionery industry suppliers and confectionery brokers.How To Join →