We’ve Got a New Look

As we embark on a new era for NCA and our industry with our “Thrive in 2025” strategic plan, I’m beginning to think our focused approach to advocacy and communications couldn’t be more aptly named as we kick off the next five years with a total refresh of NCA’s visual identity. I am proud of the result, and I believe it reflects the fun and unique nature of chocolate and candy and the joy and sweetness consumers associate with our member companies’ brands.

Black Lives Matter & Our Role as Business Leaders

As business leaders, we have an opportunity to use our influence to create a stronger economy, uplift our communities and contribute to a better planet. Over the past week, we have all seen the gut-wrenching and soul-crushing videos and protests advocating for racial equality that have swept the country.

The Confectionery Industry Is Rising to the Challenge of COVID-19

It is incredible to think how much has changed in our industry over the past few months thanks to the coronavirus. As millions of Americans across the country isolated to slow the spread of the disease, they adapted their shopping habits to match their new lifestyle, prioritizing center store products and flocking to e-commerce and click and collect solutions.

It’s Not Enough to Say You’re Hurrying Help to Small Businesses

Small businesses are part of the nation’s critical infrastructure, and at times like these, it’s the multigenerational businesses in our communities, like restaurants, ice cream shops, theaters, independent clothing stores and others like those in the chocolate and candy industry, that put it all on the line.

Chocolate and Candy Makers in the Halls of Congress

Confectionery manufacturers are coming to Washington, D.C., to unwrap the issues that matter to the companies that make Americans’ favorite great tasting treats. We represent the full confectionery industry: from large, global brands to small and mid-sized companies, which are…

National Candy Month Makes June Even Sweeter

There are many things that evoke happy memories during the summer months. Across the country, summers are filled with barbecues and baseball, trips to the pool or the beach, fireworks and lightning bugs – and so much more. There are…

Collaboration Ensures Chocolate Category’s Future

The winter holidays are a special time of year for the chocolate and candy industry. From hanging candy canes on Christmas trees to gifting fine chocolate, celebrating the season with the products we represent is an annual tradition in many American households….

Leading Global Chocolate and Candy Companies Announce Commitment to Transparency, Portion Guidance, and Consumer Education

Five leading global chocolate and candy companies are coming together to provide consumers with information, options, and support as they enjoy their favorite treats. The companies include Mars Wrigley Confectionery, Nestlé USA, Ferrero, Lindt, Ghirardelli, Russell Stover, and Ferrara Candy Company. By making this commitment, these organizations are redoubling their efforts to create more options in innovative packaging, and educate consumers about how unique products like chocolate and candy can play a role in a happy, balanced lifestyle.