About Our 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.

Industry/Member News & Related News

Candy & Snack Today | Industry

Sugarfina Purchased By Bristol Luxury

12 Nov 2019 - Los Angeles — The Bristol Luxury Group has purchased “substantially” all of the assets of Sugarfina, Inc. and its affiliates in a sale approved by the U.S. bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The deal comes less than two months after the initial ...

Candy & Snack Today | Data & Insights | Industry

Compound Chocolate Market To Rise 5% By 2023

07 Nov 2019 - London — Global sales for compound chocolate are expected to grow 5 percent, compounded annually, by 2023, according to Technavio. The projections would result in $3.37 billion in incremental growth. The research company reports the market will be driven by retail expansion and strong ...

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Barry Callebaut Sales Volume Outpaced Market During 2018/19 Fiscal Year

06 Nov 2019 - Zurich, Switzerland — During Barry Callebaut AG’s 2018/2019 fiscal year, the supplier increased sales volume more than 5.1 percent, outpacing the global chocolate growth rate of 1.8 percent, the company reports. Sales revenue was up 7.8 percent, in local currencies, for the year. Sales volume ...

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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.

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