NCA Provides Chocolate and Candy to 2024 White House Easter Egg Roll

NCA Provides Chocolate and Candy to 2024 White House Easter Egg Roll

WASHINGTON – Statement from the National Confectioners Association on the industry’s participation in The White House Easter Egg Roll:

“The National Confectioners Association is proud to collaborate with The White House on the 2024 Easter Egg Roll – bringing together two time-honored traditions that have been hallmarks of the Easter season for generations. NCA’s member companies provided the treats that help families enhance this special occasion – whether they’re celebrating in their backyards or on the South Lawn of the White House. No matter what treats they prefer, Americans can agree that every celebration is sweeter with chocolate and candy.”

ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND:

  • More information about the White House Easter Egg Roll is available here.
  • People in the U.S. enjoy chocolate and candy 2-3 times per week, averaging just 40 calories and one teaspoon of added sugar per day, which includes special moments like Easter.
  • What would the Easter season be without chocolate and candy? Learn more about the special, fun, and unique role that chocolate and candy play in this annual springtime celebration at AlwaysATreat.com/Easter.

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About the National Confectioners Association (NCA):
The National Confectioners Association is the leading trade organization for the $48 billion U.S. confectionery industry. NCA advocates for an environment that enables candy makers to thrive and works to ensure that chocolate, candy, gum and mints are celebrated for their contributions to culture, society, the economy and everyday moments of joy. The industry employs nearly 58,000 workers in more than 1,600 manufacturing facilities across all 50 states and supports an additional 635,000 jobs in related fields. The U.S. confectionery industry has made a commitment to increasing transparency, providing more portion guidance options and educating consumers about the role of confectionery in a happy, balanced lifestyle. Learn more at CandyUSA.com or follow NCA on Facebook, X and Instagram.