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The U.S. confectionery industry directly employs 55,000 Americans and supports hundreds of thousands jobs in agriculture, retail, transportation and other industries. Candy-making helps fuel the American economy.

NCA members are companies who manufacture the vast majority of chocolate, candy, gum and mints sold in the United States, plus the suppliers who provide those companies the equipment, ingredients, packaging and services they need to make candy, and brokers who act as third-part sales agents for the industry.

Candy is made in all 50 states and in more than 1,000 facilities across the nation. We create American products with American workers in cities and towns throughout the United States.

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American Almond Opening New Jersey Facility

16 Jun 2017 - Pennsauken, NJ — American Almond, which is part of Barry Callebaut’s specialty products division, is opening a facility in Pennsauken, NJ, ...

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FDA To Postpone NFP Labeling Deadline

13 Jun 2017 - Washington — The FDA will extend the compliance deadline for rules regarding implementation of changes to Nutrition Facts Panel labels, the ...

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National Candy Month Highlights Innovation, People

12 Jun 2017 - Washington, DC — Highlighting innovation in chocolate, candy, gum and mints, and spotlighting the men and women who make confectionery products are ...

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Based on total value of shipments according to 2007 Census data

 
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Members of the National Confectioners Association employ thousands of Americans in good-paying positions across the industry. Often in operation for several decades in the same cities and towns throughout America, candy manufacturers are a vital part of their communities.

You can be part of the story of candy here in the United States by becoming a member of NCA. Membership is open to companies who make or market candy in the USA, confectionery industry suppliers and confectionery brokers.

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