American Manufacturing

YUMMYCLUB celebrates our Candy Tour Map

Thank you to Yummy Club for promoting Confectionlink.org. Your team of candy curators handpicked our Candy Factory and Outlet Store Map! YUMMYCLUB is a candy of the month club. Truly yummy....
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New year’s resolution to build knowledge? Allured Fund grant could help

There are many fine training opportunities in our industry this year to help build your skills. Look at these industry continuing education opportunities: American Association of Candy Technologists Professional Manufacturing Confectioners Association Resident Course in Confectionery Technology Retail Confectioners International Events & Education The Allured Fund for Confectionery Education need-based...
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Confectionery Foundation Announces Candy Factory Tour Map

The Confectionery Foundation of the National Confectioners Association announces a new online map of candy factory outlet stores and candy factory tours showcasing great American-made treats. Visit ConfectionLink.org/plan-trip and enter your zip code to discover more than 120 destinations across the United States. “This interactive map provides the opportunity to...
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USA Candy Factory Map goes live!

Looking for your family’s favorite confections for this holiday season? Want to know how candy is made? NCA’s The Confectionery Foundation will introduce a map of candy factory outlet stores, tours and company stores across the USA. Stop by for sweet gifts, tours and treats. Looking for a special holiday...
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Supermarket concept was game-changer like online shopping

100 years ago in 1916, Clarence Saunders, a flour and grain salesman, saw that consumers wasted time and grocers wasted money with the traditional style of rural shops. He invented the first self service supermarket called Piggly Wiggly in Memphis, Tennessee. The chain grew to 1,200 stores by 1923. Read...
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What have you invented lately?

Modobag is the motorized ride-on suitcase for adults. Clever. Practical. Provides a solution. Isn’t that what good inventing should represent? Read the article by Chris Leadbeater in The Telegraph UK. It’s a great example of a new application for efficient technology. And, it looks like fun, too!...
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