Red Vines, Sour Punch Brands Debut Easter Items

La Porte, IN — Red Vines Lemon Blueberry candy straws and Easter Raspberry Twists, and Sour Punch’s re-released Easter-themed fizzy favorites are joining the Easter 2021 line from American Licorice Co. Lemon Blueberry chewy candy, new for 2021, are available…

Interpack 2023 Exhibitor Registration Opens

 Dusseldorf, Germany — Exhibitor registration for Interpack 2023 Processing and Packaging is now open online at www.interpack.com. According to. Messe Düsseldorf North America, the deadline for reserving booth space is February 28, 2022. The trade fair will be held from…

Liberty Orchards, Maker of Aplets & Cotlets, To Close

Cashmere, WA — After more than 100 years, Liberty Orchards Co., the family-owned makers of Aplets & Cotlets candies, will close operations by June 2021. The company says it will continue to seek a buyer for the assets, including the brands,…

Five Questions With Paul Chibe

Washington — Paul Chibe, President and CEO of Ferrero North America, the third-largest confectionery company in the U.S., is responsible for the candymaker’s brands and business in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. He has overseen Ferrero’s category growth through innovations…

Nibmor Appoints Cheemalapati CEO

Stamford, CT — Nibmor, LLC, maker of organic dark chocolate, has appointed Prabha Cheemalapati Chief Executive Officer. Cheemalapati has 20 years of industry experience, much of it in the better-for-you food and beverage space. Most recently, she served as vice-president of marketing at…