The 167-year-old company is approaching its 60th year of ownership by the Nelson family, and Robert A. Nelson, who recently received Candy Industry's 75th Kettle Award, has been part of its leadership for three decades.
Phil DeConto, v.p. customer marketing, Ferrero USA, notes that with available vaccines and people becoming accustomed to taking safety precautions, families are looking forward to returning to Halloween traditions.
NCA releases third report on COVID-19 confectionery shopping trends.
November 20, 2020
The National Confectioners Association's report combines shopper survey data and recent sales data to investigate shoppers’ new approaches to purchasing seasonal confectionery products during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pennsylvania company to resume offering seasonal shapes, packaging for Halloween 2021.
September 14, 2020
Just Born Quality Confections said seasonal items under its Peeps, Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales brands won’t return to store shelves until next fall, allowing the manufacturer to focus on production for next Easter and everyday items.
Doug Liberman, president of Montreal-based Splendid Chocolates, says the confectionery industry should work together to preserve everything that makes the industry great and bring consumers the products they'll want now and once the coronavirus pandemic is over.