The Power of Sweets & Snacks at Retail

As major economic drivers, the confectionery and snack industries are significantly impacting the state of retail Did you know that the confectionery and snack industries are leading indicators of the strength in the U.S. economy? When analyzing consumer packaged goods…

Sweets & Snacks Expo: The Industry’s Sweetest Show

With the industry’s biggest show fast approaching, snack and confectionery manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers and more are getting excited for the 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo. This year, the event will take place in Chicago’s McCormick Place from May 21 –…

2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo Opens Call for Speakers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 5, 2018) – The Sweets & Snacks Expo is now accepting proposals for its 2019 Sweet Insights learning program. As the signature event for the confectionery and snack industries, the Sweets & Snacks Expo at Chicago’s McCormick Place…

Here’s How Sweets & Snacks Impact the Economy

Did you know that Illinois is one of the top five confectionery-producing states in the U.S.? More than 60 confectionery manufacturers in the state employ nearly 7,700 people and produce $4.49 billion worth of confectionery shipments each year. That’s one…