Awards & Reviews

NCA announces YPN Leadership Program

Five young professionals have been tapped as the first participants in NCA’s Future Leadership Program, which aims to support, educate, and improve access and opportunities for young industry members looking to advance their careers. The 2016 class is: Sarah Atkinson, director of marketing for Atkinson Candy Co.; Elizabeth Clair, national...
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Congratulations to the 2015 Candy Hall of Fame Inductees

Congratulations to this year's inductees into NCSA's Candy Hall of Fame! Thank you all for your extraordinary contributions and lifetime achievements. Eric Atkinson, Kathy Corcoran, Nicholas DiRenzo, Carol Ghelarducci, Jim Greenberg, Roni Daniel, Rick Ross, Bryan Shade, Charlie Sigvardsen, and Libby Taylor. Two posthumous awards were awarded to: Henry Heide...
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NCA launches Future Leadership Program

Members of NCA’s Young Professionals Network are invited to apply for the 2016 class of the YPN Future Leadership Program. Info and application are available at this link. “A key element of NCA’s mission is to advance the confectionery industry, and the Future Leadership Program achieves that,” says NCA President...
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Allured Grants are available for confectionery training

There are many fine training opportunities in our industry this year to build your skills. Allured Fund for Confectionery Education need-based grants provide financial help for industry members who wish to expand their food-science knowledge or confectionery skills through continuing education courses. Due dates are on the 15th of each...
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Sweet Candy Cafe receives grant from The Allured Fund

Congratulations to Felicia Evans Long owner of Sweet Candy Cafe of Lumberton, North Carolina. Ms. Long is the most recent recipient of a grant from The Allured Fund to further her training in our confectionery industry. She will participate in the National Confectioner’s Association Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago...
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