News & Events

Congratulations to NCSA Scholarship winners!

The National Confectionery Sales Association (NCSA) announces the winners of its 2016 Scholarship Program. Each year, the Association grants up to five scholarships to benefit the children and grandchildren of its members. The applications are reviewed and selected by a panel of independent professional educators based on academic, civic, charitable...
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Continuing education grants from Allured Fund

Did you graduate in food science and now would like to add confectionery skills? Are you a candy maker wishing to learn more science? There are many fine training opportunities in our industry this year to build your skills. Find your course. Complete your application. Submit it before the 15th...
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Sharing good news from NextGen student intern

“I am writing to thank you for the invaluable NextGen program. It was a great privilege to attend the Sweets and Snacks Expo and learn from a dynamic group of confectionery experts. The experiences and insight from the SSE has helped shape my interests in R&D within food science.” “I...
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Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival for Project Open Hand

September 10-11, 2016 … bring your love of chocolate to San Francisco for the 21st annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival… and help support a great cause. Location is the famous Ghirardelli Square overlooking San Francisco Bay. Chef demonstrations, bean to bar education, ice cream and more on Saturday and Sunday afternoon!...
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September AACT Technical Seminar registration still open

Are you looking to build your technical confectionery knowledge? Join the American Association of Candy Technologists and attend the September 19-21 annual technical seminar in Oakbrook, Illinois. Learn about AACT and professional confectionery training opportunities....
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Jelly Belly Day is Monday Aug 8 at Wisconsin State Fair

Celebrate the 165 year tradition of the Wisconsin State Fair while you discover what’s new from Jelly Belly Candy Company! There will be plenty of tasty treats and fun until 4:30pm at Central Park location! Meet Jelly Belly Bean Artist in Residence, Kristen Cumings and explore the Jelly Belly Rainforest....
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