NACS Cancels 2020 Expo, Virtual Event Is Planned

Alexandria, VA — The 2020 NACS Show, schedule for October 11 to 14, in Las Vegas, has been canceled, according to the show organizers, stating that as part of daily communications with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA),…

Former NCA President & CEO Dick O’Connell Passes

Isle of Palms, SC — Richard “Dick” Thomas O’Connell, past president and CEO of the NCA, as well as a past president and CEO of the Chocolate Manufacturers Association and the American Cocoa Research Institute, died Monday at the age…

Crunch Brand Gets New Look

Parsippany, NJ — Ferrero U.S.A., Inc. has redesigned the logo and packaging for Crunch chocolate bars to reflect a more modern appearance, according to the candymaker. The new packaging highlights that the bars are made with “100% real chocolate” and crisped…

NCA Launches Supplier Locator Platform

Washington — As part of its recently revealed website refresh, NCA has launched a Supplier Locator to help manufacturers connect with vendors through an easy-to-use, searchable platform. The database of suppliers is searchable by company name, location, and product or service…