Western Candy Conference

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Western Candy Conference members: Hotel reservations for the 2018 conference will open during June. Check back in September for more conference information. Before requesting new credentials, Members should try clicking Lost Password.

Read Candy Industry magazine's Sun and Shangri-La at the Western Candy Conference by Editor-in-Chief Bernie Pacyniak.

Stay current on the research and innovations presented by our speakers at the recent conference:

John Stanton, PhD, St Joseph’s University
Food Marketing, Consumer food shopping trends, Food company strategy, Supermarket practices
Dr. Stanton is the co-author of several books including Delightful Customer Service: 12 Steps to a Better Bottom Line, Success Leaves Clues, A Focus Group Guide for Supermarkets, and Delight Me...The Ten Commandments of Customer Service

See last year's presentation here

View his faculty profile

What will make your summer vacation more fun? Follow the candy map!

See the Candy Tour Map produced by The Confectionery Foundation. Learn more about the companies which make your favorite confections. Get to know and celebrate American candy manufacturing across the country.

Check out the map & plan your trip!

Read about the inspiring research and recommendations at the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy & Asthma Research at Stanford University

Kari Nadeau MD, Efren Rael, MD, Executive Director and team are advancing practical knowledge to improve quality of life for patients and their families. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a comprehensive report on Food Allergy.

Read about their research

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