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Jun 03, 2019, 09:00 ET Confectioners Unwrap New Digital Resources for National Candy Month 2019

The National Confectioners Association launched National Candy Month Central, a digital hub for facts about chocolate, candy, gum and mints. Each...


May 21, 2019, 05:00 ET 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo Draws 15,000+ Industry Professionals to Unveil Latest in Candy and Snacks

The Sweets & Snacks Expo (May 21-23) today begins at Chicago's McCormick Place, bringing the newest innovations in confections and snacks, as well as ...


Apr 01, 2019, 09:00 ET Confectioners Reveal Sweet Insights for The Easter Holiday

The National Confectioners Association today launched Easter Central, the one-stop shop for consumers seeking information and support about their...


Jan 28, 2019, 09:00 ET Valentine's Day Central: More Reasons to Love a Sweet Holiday

What's sweeter than sharing treats with others – especially at Valentine's Day? According to a National Confectioners Association survey, 80 percent...


Jan 03, 2019, 09:00 ET Don't Miss Out - Register Now for Sweets & Snacks Expo, the Industry's Biggest Show!

The sweetest – and savoriest – show of the year is fast approaching. The 22nd annual Sweets & Snacks Expo, hosted by the National Confectioners...


Dec 03, 2018, 09:00 ET NCA's Winter Holidays Central Unwraps Resources and Festive Facts

The winter holidays are a time to celebrate with loved ones, and we know that chocolate and candy can add to the enjoyment of the occasion. This...


Oct 29, 2018, 15:33 ET NCA CEO Addresses Importance of Transparency in Food Industry with Grocery Retailers

John Downs, president and CEO of the National Confectioners Association, today spoke at the GroceryShop conference in Las Vegas, Nev., about the need ...


Oct 01, 2018, 09:00 ET Halloween Central: The One-Stop Shop for Halloween Resources

Ninety percent of Americans say that chocolate and candy make holidays like Halloween more fun, according to a recent National Confectioners...


Sep 10, 2018, 12:34 ET Confectionery Industry Drives American Economy, Supports More than 600,000 Jobs Nationwide

The confectionery industry helps to create more than 600,000 American jobs, according to a new report released today by the National Confectioners...


Sep 05, 2018, 09:00 ET National Confectioners Association Promotes Three Key Senior Leaders

National Confectioners Association (NCA) President & CEO John Downs today announced the promotion of three key senior leaders that will unlock...


Jun 06, 2018, 07:06 ET NCA CEO Addresses World Chocolate Leaders in Switzerland

John Downs, president and CEO of the National Confectioners Association, this week spoke at the annual CHOCOVISION conference in Davos, Switzerland....


Jun 01, 2018, 10:11 ET Summer 2018 Starts with National Candy Month

For the month of June, join the National Confectioners Association in enjoying the authentic, fun treats that chocolate and candy companies have been ...


Mar 21, 2018, 02:02 ET Candy Makers Providing Americans with More Information, Options and Support this Easter

Easter falls on April 1 this year, but Americans are not fooling around when it comes to making sure that chocolate and candy play a special role in...


Dec 11, 2017, 12:17 ET Candy Makers Share Four Festive Facts about the Winter Holidays

The winter holidays are filled with family traditions, often with chocolate and candy as the centerpiece of the fun. This December, the National...


Oct 03, 2017, 01:52 ET Parents Teach Their Children about Balance while Celebrating the Fun and Enjoyment of the Halloween Season

Nearly 90 percent of parents will use the Halloween season as an opportunity to talk to their children about the unique role that chocolate and candy ...


Jun 12, 2017, 09:00 ET Americans Celebrate National Candy Month in June

June is National Candy Month, and the National Confectioners Association will be helping Americans celebrate by highlighting sweet innovation in...


May 24, 2017, 16:15 ET How Sweet It Is! National Confectioners Association Names Most Innovative New Product Award Winners

Recognizing the latest innovations in candy and snacks, the National Confectioners Association (NCA) announced its 2017 Most Innovative New Product...


May 22, 2017, 09:00 ET At Premier Industry Event, Chocolate and Candy Companies Announce Plans to Help Consumers Manage Sugar Intake

As its annual trade show, the Sweets & Snacks Expo, kicks off this week in Chicago, Ill., the National Confectioners Association is proud to unveil a ...


May 11, 2017, 16:00 ET 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 ...


Mar 29, 2017, 11:33 ET Survey Says… Americans Celebrating Easter with Chocolate

Roughly 90 percent of Easter baskets will include chocolate or candy, according to a national survey by the National Confectioners Association....


Feb 01, 2017, 08:42 ET Survey Says… Chocolate Is What Americans Want for Valentine's Day

Chocolate and candy are what Americans want most for Valentine's Day according to a national survey by the National Confectioners Association. "Candy ...


Nov 30, 2016, 09:00 ET Americans Set to Enjoy Candy in Moderation this Holiday Season

This holiday season, Americans will share and gift candy, enjoying their favorite wintertime treats in moderation. John Downs, president and CEO of...


Oct 31, 2016, 06:00 ET Parents Discuss Balance and Moderation with Children at Halloween

Nearly 90 percent of parents will use Halloween as an opportunity to talk to their children about moderation as it relates to candy, according to a...


Oct 18, 2016, 11:03 ET Candy Makers Share Five Not-So-Scary Facts About Halloween

Halloween is a holiday filled with traditions, often with candy as the centerpiece of the fun. This Halloween, the National Confectioners Association ...


Jun 15, 2016, 12:53 ET Government Data Shows Americans Consume Candy in Moderation

There's no confusion among consumers when it comes to understanding the unique role that confections can play in a happy, balanced lifestyle, and...