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As National Candy Month comes to a close, the National Confectioners Association has revealed a bold new visual identity and refreshed website as part of its newly announced five-year strategic plan, titled “Thrive in 2025.” The new brand includes bright, candy-colored hues that capture the fun and unique nature of the confectionery industry and give a stylized take on the classic treats enjoyed by millions of Americans each year.
National Confectioners Association President & CEO John Downs today released the following statement praising the leadership of Governor Wolf and Governor DeWine and calling on elected officials at all levels of government to follow their example.
The National Confectioners Association unveiled a new original research report, titled Sweet Insights: State of Treating 2020. The report combines shopper insights and sales results to provide a dynamic and comprehensive look at the confectionery industry and the special nature of chocolate, candy, gum and mints.
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John H. Downs, NCA’s President & CEO
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The National Confectioners Association is the trade organization that promotes the unique role of chocolate, candy, gum and mints in a happy, balanced lifestyle and the companies that make these special treats. Through advocacy and regulatory guidance, communications, industry insights, and retail and supply chain engagement, NCA helps creates an environment that enables candy makers to thrive. Confections are produced in all 50 states, creating jobs for approximately 54,000 workers in more than 1,300 manufacturing facilities across the country.
Foster an environment that enables candy makers to thrive and promote the unique role of confections in a happy, balanced lifestyle.The National Confectioners Association advances, protects and promotes the confectionery industry.
Chocolate and candy are celebrated for their contributions to our culture, our society, our economy and our everyday moments of joy.