Puratos Canada Acquires Foley’s Chocolates

Mississauga, Ontario — Puratos Canada Inc. has acquired Foley’s Chocolates, a leading provider of chocolate and compound coatings to industrial manufacturers in North America.  The agreement makes Puratos one of the country’s largest chocolate producers and the only domestic manufacturer of…

Hershey Earns 2023 Great Place To Work Certification

Hershey, PA — The Hershey Co.’s U.S. business has been Certified by Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation. This honor…

New City, New Brand For 2024 Sweets & Snacks Expo

McCormick Place — NCA has revealed a new brand for its Sweets & Snacks Expo confectionery and snack trade show. Rolling out immediately to coincide with the show moving to a two-city rotation starting in 2024 with Indianapolis, attendees at…

Videos Take Viewers Through Day At The Expo

McCormick Place — Want to see what it’s like to be an exhibitor, attendee or supplier at the Sweets & Snacks Expo? This week a video crew worked with two manufacturers, a supplier and a retailer to follow the show…

Vashaw Presented With 2023 Kettle Award 

McCormick Place — Kirk Vashaw, chairman and CEO of Spangler Candy Co. (Booth 11240) was honored with the 2023 Kettle Award during a reception last night at the Union League Club of Chicago. The evening honored Vashaw along with fellow…

Sweets & Snacks Expo Opens For Final Year In Chicago

McCormick Place — The 2023 Sweets & Snacks Expo opened this morning, kicking off its 26th year as the showcase for innovation in the confectionery and snack industries. During the next four days, attendees will have the opportunity to discover…

Kind Launches Regenerative Agriculture Pilot Project

New York — Kind LLC is launching a three-year pilot project in regenerative agriculture, the Kind Almond Acres Initiative, which will expand the company’s sustainable almond sourcing journey and provide key insights to help inform how it can source 100…