YPN Spotlight


YPN Spotlight is a podcast-style learning session that provides an in-depth look into the careers of some of the most successful people in the chocolate and candy industry.


YPN Chair Lisa Shapiro speaks with Jeff Rubin, IT’SUGAR Founder & CEO, about his vast experience in confectionery retail and the importance of mentorship during his confectionery career.


YPN Chair Lisa Shapiro is joined by Joe Melville, owner of Melville Candy Corporation and Candy.com, and Roger McEldowney, a confectionery industry veteran and Candy Hall of Fame member, to discuss their journeys through the confectionery industry and the evolution of the confectionery industry over their careers.