Tag Archive: National Confectioners Association

Sweets & Snacks Expo Delivers Mood Boosting, Trendy Event

Posted July 1, 2021 by Alyssa Stahr

The first in-person event in a year and a half for the Brightly Creative team had me in all my feels — but I wasn’t the only one. A major theme of the Sweets & Snacks Expo in Indianapolis was the emotional and wellness factors of food. The Discovery Theater

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Sweets & Snacks Expo Attendees Excitedly Get Back to Business

Posted June 29, 2021 by Alyssa Stahr

I woke up last week feeling like a kid on Christmas morning, ready to taste the trends we’ve been talking about as of recent on the show floor: namely gummies; popcorn; chocolate and (add ingredient here) combinations; and better-for-you confections and snacking products. I got that, of course, but there

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Confection Connection: Sweets & Snacks Expo Predictions

Posted June 24, 2021 by Alyssa Stahr

It’s finally here, and boy do I mean finally. After a year and a half of no work travel, Indianapolis is welcoming the Sweet & Snacks Expo in person. Not over Zoom, not virtually, but a bonafide, real, awaken the senses event.  I’m peering into my crystal ball for this

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Brightly Creative Shares Favorite Halloween Candies, Traditions

Posted October 29, 2020 by Alyssa Stahr

“Halloween is happening,” the National Confectioners Association president declared in August, and there was a collective sigh of relief across America, as Halloween’s ghouls and goblins prepared for one of the most fun holidays of the year. We needed to hear that Halloween wasn’t just canceled like most of 2020,

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Our Favorite Things: Candy!

Posted June 9, 2020 by Alyssa Stahr

As if we didn’t need a reason before to enjoy candy, June is National Candy Month! The National Confectioners Association (NCA) has designed the month to celebrate “the unique role of candy in a happy, balanced lifestyle,” and we’re all for it.  National Candy Month isn’t just about gorging oneself

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