News & Events

NCA State of the Industry

Plan to attend the National Confectioners Association annual State of the Industry conference February 16-19, 2015 in Miami. Click here for program and registration info....
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Career opportunities for skilled manufacturing talent

Are you a skilled candy maker? An experienced R&D Food tech? chocolate panner? Our industry has job openings now in these areas. Fill out the general contact form under Contact Us and start the conversation to build your career opportunities. Let us know in what part of the country you...
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Apply for a grant through The Allured Fund to build confectionery skills

There are many fine training opportunities in our industry this Fall and Winter 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...
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing you, your families and your friends the happiest of Thanksgivings! Visit our ConfectionLink Pinterest boards for clever and delicious holiday recipes, gifts and decorating ideas....
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How long have we enjoyed chocolate in North America?

Atleast 1,200 years according to researchers at Canyonlands National Park. Discoveries of bowls in Utah and Colorado contain the oldest traces of cacao found in North America. Artifacts at Mesoamerican excavation sites have long shown chocolate enjoyment for almost 4,000 years. Since cacao grows in low altitude regions 20 degrees...
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Sweets & Snacks EXPO 2015 educational tours and programs

Mark your calendars for America’s largest convention of the sweets and snacks industries. National Confectioners Association Sweets & Snacks EXPO will be held next year Tuesday May 19th through Thursday May 21st in Chicago’s McCormick Place. Would your company like to get involved with our educational outreach programs? We invite...
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