Health & Wellness

Allured grants available to build your confectionery knowledge

Is your New Year’s resolution to build your confectionery knowledge and skillset? There are many fine training opportunities in our industry during 2016 for confectionery industry training. 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...
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Managing time: push reset on your personal calendar

In 10 Ways to Stop Feeling Overworked and Overwhelmed, Jeff Haden gives practical time, goal-setting and workflow management guidelines to help build your career. Read the Inc. Magazine article and take control of your roles and time management rules....
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Sweet Insights webinars this summer

Build your knowledge from experts in CPG, sweets and snacks industries at Nielsen, Chute Gerdeman, NPD Group NMI, POPAI, Impulse Marketing, California Almond Board, MyWebGrocer, FCBRED and NCA. Click to hear about category connectivity, market influencers, retail, healthy snacking and consumer trends. Sweets Insights webinars come out on Wednesdays, and...
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Science of the creative mind

Inc Magazine investigates the biological sources of creativity and foster a culture for innovation. This article investigates the intersection between neurotransmitter seratonin and dopamine. Finding a balance at high levels delivers calm and energized creativity. Click to read the Inc Magazine Tip Sheet...
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HBR – Procter & Gamble’s 80/20 refocus

Streamlining to fit the needs of global consumers, P&G’s CEO A.G. Lafley is tightening up product offerings and focusing on the 80 brands which bring 95% of the profitability. Big Data analytics will support this operational and organizational application of the Pareto and Koch 80/20 rules and ration. Read the...
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