As families gear up to go trick-or-treating, the National Confectioners Association is keeping consumers in mind with Halloween Central, a digital resource offering a variety of tools to help consumers understand the unique role that chocolate and candy can play in a happy, balanced lifestyle.
The National Confectioners Association and Candy & Snack TODAY magazine are accepting nominations for the Confectionery Leadership Awards.
The National Confectioners Association’s Young Professionals Network is calling for applications for the 2020 Future Leadership Program. Selected individuals will be provided with support, education, access, and opportunities through the year-long accelerated leadership program.
Each June, NCA helps Americans celebrate the sweeter side of life by highlighting innovation in the confectionery industry, as well as recognizing those across the country who proudly make the special treats that bring people together during holidays and family celebrations.
The National Confectioners Association today released a detailed look at chocolate consumers which found that while preferences for dark, milk, and white chocolate vary widely across age groups, a new generation of Millennial shoppers is impacting the chocolate retail experience.
Kevin Keefe, Director of Business Development at Shankman & Associates, and Shelly Clarey, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Adams & Brooks, will each receive a National Confectioners Association Candy Dish Award at the upcoming 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo taking place at McCormick Place in Chicago from May 21-23.
The National Confectioners Association today announced the appointment of Lynn Wylie as senior director of industry affairs, a new position focused on building and strengthening relationships with retail customers, wholesalers and distributors, to drive engagement and participation in industry initiatives and NCA signature events, including Sweets & Snacks Expo.
The National Confectioners Association today launched Easter Central, the one-stop shop for consumers seeking information and support about their favorite treats during the spring holiday.
Celebrating contributions made to the chocolate and candy industry, the National Confectioners Association is pleased to announce that Cindy Maly from Casey’s General Stores and Stephanie Panzetta from Weis Markets are recipients of the 2019 Confectionery Leadership Awards.
What’s sweeter than sharing treats with others – especially at Valentine’s Day? According to a National Confectioners Association survey, 80 percent of Americans say they plan to share chocolate and candy with friends, family and loved ones during this holiday season.
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.”