National Confectioners Association

The National Confectioners Association (NCA) is the leading trade organization for the U.S. confectionery industry. Founded in 1884, NCA’s membership includes over 500 companies, from small family-owned businesses to large multinational corporations. NCA represents the entire confectionery supply chain, including manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and retailers.

NCA’s mission is to foster an environment that enables candy makers to thrive and promote the unique role of confections in a happy, balanced lifestyle. The association advances, protects, and promotes the confectionery industry through a variety of initiatives, including:

Advocacy: NCA advocates on behalf of the confectionery industry at the federal and state levels on a variety of issues, including food safety, nutrition, labeling, and trade. The association also works to educate policymakers and the public about the benefits of the confectionery industry.

Research: NCA conducts and supports research on a variety of topics, including consumer trends, nutrition, and food safety. The association’s research helps candy makers to better understand their consumers and develop products that meet their needs.

Education: NCA offers a variety of educational programs and resources to candy makers, retailers, and consumers. The association’s programs cover a wide range of topics, including food safety, nutrition, marketing, and sales.

Events: NCA hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including the Sweets & Snacks Expo, the world’s largest confectionery trade show. NCA’s events provide opportunities for candy makers, retailers, and other industry professionals to network, learn about new products and trends, and discuss industry issues.

NCA conducts and supports research on a variety of topics related to the confectionery industry, including consumer trends, nutrition, and food safety. The association’s research helps candy makers to better understand their consumers and develop products that meet their needs. NCA’s research also helps to educate policymakers and the public about the benefits of the confectionery industry.

NCA’s advocacy work is essential to ensuring that the confectionery industry can thrive. The association’s team of experts works tirelessly to protect the interests of candy makers and to ensure that they have a fair and competitive business environment.

NCA hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including the Sweets & Snacks Expo, the world’s largest confectionery trade show. NCA’s events provide opportunities for candy makers, retailers, and other industry professionals to network, learn about new products and trends, and discuss industry issues.

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