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The Confectionery Foundation Industry Immersion and Career Fair

The Confectionery Foundation has a great educational and career fair program planned for Sweets & Snacks EXPO this year. May we bring a few small groups of students to your booth for 15 minutes each to learn about your company? Can you or a colleague find 90 minutes to be...
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Researchers use Lego Mindstorm robot to improve ATM security

“Researchers working through Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab have devised a new kind of security system that aims to block observation attacks and could be used to prevent snoopers from catching a glimpse of your PIN when you use an ATM.” They built their prototype using Lego Mindstorm robot kits. Read...
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Happy 60th Birthday to Peeps® candy

Peeps® marshmallow treats celebrated their 60th birthday in 2013! After 60 years, The marshmallow chick-shaped Peeps® candy is more popular than ever. Bethlehem maker Just Born sold a record 1 billion Peeps® during 2013 Easter season, and has opened three Peeps & Company stores that sell everything from Peeps lip...
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Happy 100th Birthday to Jelly Belly – North Chicago

North Chicago Jelly Belly plant celebrates 100 years! The little candy company made famous by the discerning sweet tooth of President Ronald Reagan marked its 100th anniversary in North Chicago, where millions of Jelly Belly jelly beans are made each year....
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Happy 21st Birthday to Seattle Chocolates!

Seattle Chocolates, makers of small-batch, creamy meltaway truffle chocolates celebrated their 21st birthday and launch of the new jcoco line in November 2012. Read more about this community-conscious American chocolatier...
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