ECRM’s Candy Planning: Everyday & Summer Seasonal Program was held virtually for the first time this year at the beginning of the month.
Loacker’s Napolitaner Specialty Chocolate Bar is a milk chocolate bar with roasted Italian hazelnut pieces. The bar’s core is made of fine hazelnut cream and light, crispy Loacker wafers.
“We are thrilled to receive first place in ECRM’s Buyer’s Choice Awards”, said TJ Rooney, President, Loacker USA. “It is an honor to be recognized from experts within our industry and to have our chocolate bar championed as the best.”
Other winners included:
Albanese Confectionery Group
Merrillville, Ind. / albanesecandy.com / (219) 942-1877
Ultimate 8 Flavor Gummi Bears
Albanese World’s Best Ultimate 8 Flavor Gummi Bears have elevated the tasting experience by using its signature texture and innovative flavors. These allergen-free, gluten-free and fat-free gummies are made with natural flavors and colors from real fruits and vegetables. They’re also low in sodium. Included flavors are Alphonso Mango, Amity Raspberry, Asian Pear, Black Currant, Blood Orange, Crimson Cranberry, Fuji Apple and Queen Pineapple.
S.R.P.: 5 oz., $2.19-$2.49; 8 oz., $2.99-$3.19; 25 oz., $7.99
Lebanon, N.J. / candytreasure.com / (201) 830-3600
Bearied Treasure Gummies
Bearied Treasure features a collectible toy and gummy candy packaged in character-shaped containers. Two toy collections are available: Shark Camp and Unicorns and Narwhals.