Halloween Scream Queen Jamie Lee Curtis: Halloween is Happening

Jamie Lee Curtis, celebrated as one of the original scream queens of Hollywood since the release of the 1978 film “Halloween,” joins NCA and the candy industry in acknowledging that while the holiday will be different this year, there is no reason to cancel all the fun and celebrations associated with Halloween.

“What’s important is that children are resilient,” Curtis told The New York Times. “Putting on a costume, whether or not you’re running around on the streets or in your own home, I think the idea of putting on the costume is the fun part.”

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…

NCA Names the 2019 Future Leadership Class

NCA has announced the five young professionals for the 2019 Future Leadership Program. The 2019 class features individuals from both large and small manufacturers, a well-respected broker and a dynamic retailer.

“The Future Leadership Program is a valuable initiative for NCA as it advances the knowledge and leadership skills of the industry’s next generation of executives,” commented John Downs, NCA president and CEO. “I look forward to working with the future leaders as they will play a vital role in shaping the association’s next strategic plan.”

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….

NCA Opens Future Leadership Applications for 2019 Class

The National Confectioners Association and its Young Professionals Network have opened the call to apply for the 2019 Future Leadership Program. Selected individuals will be provided with support, education, access and opportunity throughout the year-long accelerated leadership program.