The National Confectioners Association named Kirk Vashaw of Ohio-based Spangler Candy Company as the chairman to the Board of Trustees and Paul Chibe, president and CEO of Ferrero USA, as vice chairman.
Confectionery manufacturers in Germany are faced with sugar supply gaps and dramatic price rises despite EU regulatory intervention on the crucial food ingredient, argues the German chocolate and confectionery industry association.
As environmental groups and consumers call for less waste and material use in candy wrappers, the confectionery industry still remains a key market for global packaging group Chesapeake as it contemplates life under a new financial structure.
With current tougher times in the economy impacting disposable income, a charity for past and present confectionery employees, Sweet Charity, affirms its key aim in 2009 is to raise awareness and reach out to more people in need in the industry.
Amid a testing climate that sees economies across Europe and North America contracting, participants in the confectionery industry will gather next month to observe new opportunities for their industry.
The Confectionery Manufacturing Expo has said that ZDS Solingen,
The Central College of the German Confectionery Trade, will be
organising the seminar programme at the event in Germany, 27th to