Tag Archives: National Confectioners Association

Talking Shop with… Larry Graham

Larry Graham, president, National Confectioners Association, says consumers’ favorite treats can be worked into a healthy diet. How is the candy industry performing during … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 02 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

NCA 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo Registration Opens to Sold Out Exhibit Hall

Registration is open for the 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo, to be held May 20-22, 2014, at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Sponsored by the National … Continue reading

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Hopped up on sweets

Retailers are using the elongated selling season to “spring”board Easter candy sales. Children across the country may be teary-eyed waiting a little longer for … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Center Store

2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo

Recording-setting crowds descended on Chicago’s McCormick Place May 21-23 to attend the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo sponsored by the National Confectioners Association. Continue reading

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Jelly Belly Announces Front-of-Package Labeling

Jelly Belly Candy Company will implement voluntary front-of-package nutrition labeling on its most popular packaged products. Packages will begin appearing on shelves in fall 2013. … Continue reading

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Sweets & Snacks Expo Offers Early-Bird Registrants Chance to Win Free Hotel Stay

The National Confectioners Association (NCA) announced a promotion to encourage retailer attendance at its 16th annual Sweets & Snacks Expo May 21-23, 2013, at … Continue reading

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Record Breaking Global Participation Expected at the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo

The 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo continues to expand its status as a global resource for products, innovations and insights. Companies from 23 countries … Continue reading

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NCA Opens 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo Registration

Registration has opened for the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo, to be held May 21-23, 2013, at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Sponsored by the National … Continue reading

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NCA Opens Nomination Period for the 2013 Confectionery Leadership Awards

The National Confectioners Association, in conjunction with Candy & Snack TODAY magazine, has opened the nomination period for the 2013 Confectionery Leadership Awards which … Continue reading

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Sweet sixteen

The Sweets & Snacks Expo celebrated a key milestone with record-setting attendance. This year’s Sweets & Snacks Expo, sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Center Store

SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO Deemed a Success

Sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, the 2012 SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO, hosted a global audience of close to 15,000 qualified industry professionals from … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Larry Graham

Larry Graham, president of the National Confectioners Association, says that this year’s event will be the largest ever and should offer quite a few … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Hop to it!

The Easter Bunny who is foretelling an early spring this year. And by doing so he is throwing a monkey wrench into retailers’ efforts to top April same-store sales by drastically shortening the 2012 Easter selling season. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 01 Article Archives, Center Store

NCA Announces International Strategic Planning Process

The National Confectioners Association will conduct a planning initiative to implement an international strategic plan to examine how NCA can best serve its members’ … Continue reading

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Sticky & sweet

From health-conscious chocolate bars to salty energy snacks, there was something for everyone at the 2011 Sweets & Snacks Expo. By Elizabeth Louise Hatt … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 07 Article Archives, Center Store