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May 25, 2017 | 11:52 AM CDT

SFC Meeting in Cincinnati: “Vanilla! Rum! & Chocolate”

The April 20th Society of Flavor Chemists (SFC) meeting at the historic Cincinnati Netherlands Hotel attracted a near record 112 attendees to learn about the vanilla industry, artisanal chocolate and rum flavor chemistry.

May 24, 2017 | 02:43 PM CDT

Catching up With Confections at Flavorcon with Stephen Wolf

A speaker at Flavorcon 2017

Stephen Wolf will be presenting on day one of Flavorcon about the challenges the confectionery market faces with sugar replacement and sweet flavors.

May 24, 2017 | 12:36 PM CDT

Oreo Keeps on 'Pop' of Trends

Oreo releases trendy flavors

Popping candy is the latest of Oreo's latest limited-edition cookie flavor. The brand has plans to appeal to consumers across the board, along with including them in the flavor creation process.

May 05, 2017 | 01:20 PM CDT

Traveling Taste Buds: Hershey Releases Tourism-Inspired Candy

Hershey candy

The Hershey Company has released a line of candies inspired by popular America tourist destinations.

Apr 14, 2017 | 12:49 PM CDT

Seasonal Chocolate Hops to the Top

Easter Candy

In a slow year for confectionery growth, seasonal and Easter chocolate sales still held strong globally, according to research by Mintel.

Apr 12, 2017 | 08:39 AM CDT

[Slideshow] A Look Back and Forward at Flavorcon

A tasty treat at Flavorcon

Taking place on October 24-26, 2017, Flavorcon is a one-of-a-kind event for flavorists, product developers, application specialists, marketers, suppliers and consumer packaged goods companies.

Mar 14, 2017 | 02:20 PM CDT

Flavorcon 2017 Registration Opens, Pre-Show Rates Available

Someone really excited for the best flavor event ever

Flavorcon registration has officially opened. Among some of the topics at this year's conference are rethinking sweet in confections, changing technology, the natural debate and more.

Mar 14, 2017 | 09:55 AM CDT

Hershey Appoints Mary Beth West as Vice President

A new appointment

The Hershey Company has appointed Mary Beth West as their senior vice president. In her new position, she will be in charge of overseeing the company's growth's strategy.

Feb 24, 2017 | 10:52 AM CST

Confectionery Market Hits Sweet Spot in 2022

A box of chocolate

A recent market report indicates that the confectionery market will see strong gains through 2022. Innovations in classic products like candy and chocolate are leading the way for growth.

Feb 10, 2017 | 09:14 AM CST

Beer’s Favorite Cookie

Flavored Beer

Craft beer meets Oreos... just don't dunk. The Veil Brewing Co. debuted a new stout, conditioned with Oreos for a confectionery twist.