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Mars, Ferrero and Jelly Belly among Sweets & Snacks Expo 2017 Most Innovative Award winners

IRI analysts, Sally Wyatt and Larry Levin, were among the Most Innovative Award winner products judges this year.

The National Confectionery Association (NCA) has announced the Most Innovative Award winners from nine major candy and snack categories, including chocolate, seasonal, gum and mints, at the Sweets & Snacks Expo this year in Chicago. 

Mellow Snacks line Mellow Fluffs to compete with Sonoma Brands' SMASHMALLOW

Hammond’s moves into snacking marshmallows

Cadbury has the largest share in Australia's chocolate confectionery market.  Photo: Mondelēz

Mondelēz invests $2.9m in Cadbury 'Spider' production in Austrailia

Teaspoon visualizations of sugar will do more for public health than calorie labels, says FMCG Strategic Alliance consultant. ©iStock/Wittayayut

The right dose: Are confectionery players misreading the sugar obesity debate?

The National Confectioners Association has added a Small Business Innovator Award to Sweets & Snacks Expo this year.  Photo: NCA

Sweets & Snacks Expo set to begin as US confectioners make portion guidance pledge

Angelic van der Rijken, product manager, GEA Aquarius lollipop equipment.

GEA sees rise in label-on-a-stick lollipops

Last month the UK’s sugar tax on soft drinks was passed by parliament, and many European countries are watching developments closely as they mull over similar approaches to tackle obesity. ©iStock/SIPhotography

Sugar tax confusion could hit sales of confectionery, biscuits and cakes

Soup-to-Nuts Podcast: Confections hold steady in face of war on sugar

Soup-to-Nuts Podcast: Confections hold steady in face of the war on sugar

Action on Sugar calls to extend UK sugar tax to confectionery ©iStock/karandaev

Chocolate and candy tax proposed in the UK

Jürgen Schischko, technical service director, Treofan.

Treofan turns to phthalate-free packaging films and mineral oil barriers

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