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Exhibitor ProsPEctus

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, USA


MAy 21-23, 2013
Delivering more confectionery and snack buyers, merchandisers, category managers, and executives than any other show

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sweets & snacks Expo: Expand Your Customer Base!


brEakthrough thE cLuttEr bY Exhibiting at thE confEctionErY and snack industrYs Most succEssfuL, worLd cLass EvEnt.
Unrivaled in promoting new product launches and providing actionable business building solutions IT IS THE ONE EVENT CANDY AND SNACk RETAILERS ATTEND EVERY YEAR. Re-invent your bottom line and discover new distribution channels! OUR UNIQUE OFFERING: The Sweets & Snacks Expo is the only show designed specifically for all major trade channels both in the U.S. and around the world. If you manufacture candy and snacks, this is the best place for you to source new contacts and companies to take your company brand to the next level.

Mccormick Place, chicago, iL


May 21-23, 2013

Who attends the sweets & snacks Expo?


More than 14,000 pre-qualified industry professionals representing all aspects of the confectionery and snack categories visit the Expo each year. Attendees include buyers and buying teams, merchandisers, wholesalers, category managers, store owners and executives, importers, exporters, suppliers and brokers. Non-traditional channels also attend: e-tailers, specialty buyers, vending, military retailers and colleges. thE swEEts & snacks ExPo is thE Most candY and snack buYEr-focusEd EvEnt in thE worLd.

BUYING POWER OF TRADE CHANNELS (IN THE U.S.)


Major Channels: Mass (+ Wal-Mart) Supermarkets Convenience Stores Drug Stores Warehouse Clubs Bulk Vending Dollar Stores Specialty and Many More!

U.S. Total: $81.7 Billion

Who exhibits at the sweets & snacks Expo?


97% of past exhibitors surveyed believed that the sWeets & sNaCKs expo Was a solid busiNess value.

Manufacturers of chocolate, candy, gum, salty snacks, cookies, packaged cakes, biscuits, popcorn, granola bars, breakfast snacks, nutrition bars, meat snacks, fruit snacks, nuts and packaged goods are eligible to exhibit. Retail merchandisers: the Sweets & Snacks Expo has the tools you need to reach your target audience. The Retail Solution Center, located directly on the Expo floor, offers examples of the best merchandising practices for confectionery and snack products retailers come looking for the solution they need. Exhibits include: permanent and temporary displays; POP materials, shelving; signage; packing and management software solutions; refrigerated cases; gift boxes; labels, printing, digital and electronic solutions. Attendees come back every year because they know that it is the onestop-shop to increase their profits, find new products and discover more merchandising and retail solutions.

unstoPPabLE growth: in the past three years, we have welcomed more than 450 new companies to the show. this past year was a record breaking year with 147 new companies exhibiting for the first time.

Proven Profit Generators: SWEETS & SNACKS


In uncertain economic times, sales of confectionery and snack products continue to grow and outpace all other food categories. The sales-generating power of candy and snack products in stores are more important to retailers than ever before. U.S. confectionery sales alone in food, drug and mass channels (excluding Walmart) grew at a solid 3.8 percent rate, outpacing overall store sales by 3.0 percent according to February 2012 Symphony IRI reports.

Global Power of Confectionery and Snack Products


Confectionery ($189 B) Cookies/Crackers ($75 B) Savory ($72 B) Other/Meat ($19 B) Snack Bars/ Fruit Snacks ($17 B) Packaged Nuts ($14 B)

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The Candy & Snack Global Powerhouse: Confectionery and snack products are a $386.6 bIllIon category worldwide. In the US, that translates to $81.7 bIllIon.

Annual Sales = $386.6 bIllIon


(Source: Euromonitor, 2011)

Plockys exhibited at the Sweets and Snacks Expo in 2012 for the first time. We were thrilled to win a Most Innovative New Product nominee award by the panel in the salty snack category. This nomination drove extra traffic to our booth and resulted in many new sales leads. We are looking forward to the 2013 Sweets and Snacks Expo
Diane A. Cipolla, Sales Director, Plockys Fine Snacks

new in 2013! Let Us Help You


Launch Your New Product at the Sweets & Snacks Expo
Do you have a new product that you plan to launch at the Expo? Gain extra exposure by featuring it in our Product Launch Showcase. This new venue is sure to be the hot spot at the 2013 Expo. Retailers will be flocking to the showcase to check out items that have not yet been released and could be their next best seller. In addition, your new product will be featured in our global press release maximizing the retail and media attention it deserves.

Most InnovatIve new Product awards


Have your new product taste-tested by a panel of top retailers and industry experts the day before the 2013 Expo opens. Exhibitors Are Recognized Companies whose products are panelnominated will be highlighted in a special showcase on the show floor and they will also receive an award for their booth to alert attendees that their product was nominated for the Most Innovative New Product Awards.

Premier Your Latest & Greatest Items in the New Product Showcase
Over 3,000 snack and confectionery items are introduced each year in the U.S. alone, and the New Products Showcase boasts the latest collection of these items before they hit the retail shelves. Promote your hottest products released in the past year by purchasing a display shelf in the New Product Showcase.

Attendees Cast the Final Vote! Retailers and wholesalers attending the Expo will then have the opportunity to taste test the products at the exhibit booth before casting their vote by scanning the products they prefer in each category in the Most Innovative New Product Awards showcase. Awards Presented at the Expo Category winners will be announced to all Expo visitors, industry executives and media in a special awards celebration!

We campaign the Sweets & Snacks Expo for you!


Comprehensive marketing for the Sweets & Snacks Expo is a process that goes on 24/7, 365 days a year. Marketing campaign efforts include: Multiple advertising in all of the major candy and snack industry publications as well as trade channel advertising in key markets. Electronic outreach, including a direct response email system, website updates, banner ads and interactive tools provide more exposure. Press outreach and public relations efforts. Mailings, both print and electronic, plus brochures and customized mailings. Complimentary EXPO invitations for all exhibitors and brokers to offer to their customers.

Whats hot
at the 2013 Expo Gourmet Marketplace
Complete with hardwood flooring and upscale signage and brochure, this expansive area has matured into a solid business value for companies featuring premium, all-natural, organic or specialty products.

Innovation Alley
Embracing the entrepreneurial spirit, this most-sought-out area features small, start-up companies just beginning their confectionery and snack businesses.

We were delighted with the traffic and resulting business we received and continue to receive as a result of exhibiting at the Sweets and Snacks Expo. Our expectations were exceeded as a first time exhibitor in Innovation Alley.
Amy Tarrant, Too Haute Cowgirls, Popcorn Confections

Value-adds you will receive


with your Sweets & Snacks Expo space reservation:
Invitation to Go-to-Market meetings with large, high profile retailers Five free exhibitor registration badges per each 10 x 10 booth; Full online access to the entire contact list of current attendees; Extensive press coverage and free posting of your press releases on our website; Early-bird notification of hotel, guest rooms, meeting space and suite accommodations; Unlimited complimentary Expo badges available to send to your best customers; Complimentary listing in the 2013 show guide online directory and the Expo App; Free admission to keynote sessions on-site.

New & Improved! Shoppers Marketing Theater


An innovative knowledge center and experience area on the show floor exploring the latest in merchandising solutions. Learning lab sessions share strategies and tactics behind maximizing incremental sales.

Keep Ahead of the Curve and Learn from the Experts at the Keynote Sessions
Top experts in trends, merchandising, business solutions and consumer behavior draw standing room only crowds at our knowledge-building sessions held just before the Expo opens each day.

Wide-reaching global presence Featuring a variety of international pavilions,

visitors travel from more than 60 countries to gain global access to the top confectionery and snack manufacturers. 66% of the largest grocery stores attend; 47% of the largest convenience store chains; 35% of the largest dollar/value stores; 100% of the top drug and club stores attend!*

Heres a partial listing of past attendees:


ConvenienCe StoreS 7-11/Southland BP ampm Canadian Tire Caseys Cenex/CHS Chevron Circle K Cumberland Farms EXXON/Mobil E-Z Mart Family Express Fastrac Hess HMS Host Houchens Industry Kwik trip Kum & Go Lukoil Marsh Village Pantry Maverick Country Stores Pilot/Flying J Quick Chek Quick Trip Racetrac Sheetz Speedway - Super America Stewarts Ice Cream Stuckeys Sunoco The Pantry Thorntons Oil Travel Centers of America Valero Wawa Wilson Farms XTRA Mart MaSS/dollaS 99 Cents Store Only Big Lots Christmas Tree Shops Cost Plus Dollar General Dollar Tree Dollarama (CA) Family Dollar Five Below Freds Jacks $.99 Store Office Depot Office Max Pamida Sears/Kmart Shopko Shoppers World Target Variety Stores Wal-Mart Zellers SuperMarketS A&P /Super Freash AAFES Albertsons LLC Aldi Bloom Big Y DECA Delhaize DeMoulas Market Basket Dominicks Food Lion Food4Less Foodtown Fred Meyer Fresh & Easy Giant Eagle Grocery Outlet Grocery Products Hannaford Harris Teeter HEB Hy-Vee Ingles Jewel - Osco Kings Supermarkets Kroger Lowes Mars Supermarkets Meijer Peapod Piggy Wiggly QFC Raleys Ralphs Grocery Roundys Safeway Save-a-Lot Shaws Smiths Food & Drug Stop & Shop The Fresh Market Tops Markets Trader Joes United Supermarkets Wegmans Whole Foods Winn Dixie drug StoreS CVS Kerr Drug Lewis Drug London Drug Rite Aid SAV-ON Drugs Shoppers Drug Mart USA Drug Walgreens WarehouSe ClubS Costco Sams Club BJs groCery WholeSalerS Affiliated Midwest Associated Florida Associated Grocers-Salt Lake City C&S Central Grocers Dearborn Wholesale Grocers Federated Group Grocers Supply Merchants Distributors Nash Finch SuperValu Unified Western Grocers URM Wakefern White Rose diStributorS Amster Kirtz Anpesil Bandai America Banner Wholesale Bestline Snacks Capital DistributionMichigan Casani Candy CCSI Century Distributing Maryland Chambers & Owen Charles M. Sledd Company City Wholesale Coast to Coast Core-Mark DOT Foods DPI Eby Brown Farner-Bocken Friedman Tobacco and Candy Fritz Company Garvey George Falter George Howe Grocery Supply Enterprise H.T. Hackney Harbor Harold Levinson Holiday Wholesale J.D. Morse J. Polep Jetro Kehe Kendall L. Craven & Sons L.J. Zucca Lake Distributing Liberty Distribution M.R. Williams Mazel Stores Monogram Foods McKeesportCandy McLane Merchants Distributors Inc. Milmark Sales MTC Distributing Nassau Candy NTC Wisconsin Palmetto Candy & Tobacco Phillips Wholesale Pine State Candy & Tobacco Pioneer Wholesale Redstone Foods Resnick Richmond Masters S. Abraham Smiths Candies Sosnick Superior Tree of Life Tripi Foods Tzetzo Brothers Variety Wholesale W.L. Petrey-Stacy Williams Weaver Nut William Brockman Wythe Will alternative ChannelS Ace Hardware Amazon.com Amway Global Barnes & Noble College Bookstores Bed Bath & Beyond Ben & Jerrys Ben Franklin Borders Book Stores Border Entertainment Card & Party Giant Card & Party Warehouse Claires Accessories Cracker Barrel DMI Fundraising Eileens Faber, Coe & Gregg Factory Card & Party Outlet Family Video Follett College Book Stores Frys Electronics FTD Gordmans Gordon Food Service Hastings Entertainment Harmon Stores Harry & David Hickory Farms Hollywood Entertainment Hudsons Bay Company Hudson Group JB San Fillipo & Sons JC Penney Jo-Ann Stores Limited Too Macys Michaels Nebraska Book Co. NBC Universal Nordstrom Office Max Oriental Trading Overstock.com Party City Corporation PriceSmart Ross Stores Seaworld Six Flags Amusement Parks Sodexo Staples Starbucks Swiss Colony The Paradies Shop TJX Tractor Supply Company Tuesday Morning Walt Disney Williams - Sonoma international retailerS ASDA CADENA COMERCIAL OXXO SA DE CV Dollarama L.P Giant Tiger Stores H-E-B Mexico Katz Group Canada Loblaw Companies Limited LW Stores North American Impex Regal Confections Sams Club PR Shoppers Drug Mart Star Brands International Surplus Liquidators Wal-Mart Canada Wal-Mart De Mexico Y Centroamerica Candy ShopS Candy Baron Candy Emporium Llc Candyality Candyland Cottage & Ice Cream Shoppe Candylicious Candyman On Main Candyopolis Chocolate Bar Cafe Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Co. Dylans Candy Bar Fannie May Confections Figis, Inc. Gertrude Hawk/ Chocolates Inc. Godiva Chocolatier Kellys Coffee & Fudge Factory Inc. Kirlins Inc. Malleys Chocolate Candies Mr Bulky Treats And Gifts Mrs. Fields Famous Brands Peterbrooke Chocolatier Inc. Powells Sweet Shoppe Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Sees Sugar Factory Sugar Mountain Sugarlicious Sweet Factory Inc. Sweet! Candy Shop The Grove To The Moon Tropik Sun Fruit And Nut ..and hundreds of others!

*Retailers representing 80% of the ACV sales in their channel

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dont let your competition get an advantage reserve your space today! More than 550 of the largest confectionery and snack manufacturers
exhibit each year representing multi-national to specialty and gourmet companies. Your competition will be here so should you!

List of past exhibitors plus the newest companies participating in 2013:


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Abdallah Candies ABICAB Acme Import Co. Action Images Inc. Adams & Brooks, Inc. Agave Nectar Agostoni Chocolate Agri-Mark/Cabot Cheese Agros Trading Confectionery Sp. Z o. o. Aladim Industria de Productos Alimenticios Albanese Confectionery Albert Uster Imports, Inc. Alimentos Extruidos S.A de C.V Allison Fine Foods Allstate Can Corporation/ Allcan West AL-RIFAI American Express Open American Licorice Company American Roland Food Amerilab Technologies, Inc. Amusemints, LLC Anastasia Confections Andolina Cookies Ani Biskuvi Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret Annabelle Candy Co Inc Annies, Inc Anns House Of Nuts Anthon Berg Anthony Thomas Candy Co. Arachi Pepitas Arcor Arm Candy, Candy Wrapper Bags Art of Fudge Ashers Chocolates Aslan Cikolata ve Gida San Tic Asti Holdings, Ltd. Astor Chocolate Corp. Atico International Atkinson Candy Company Aunt Sallys Praline Shops,Inc. Aurora Products Ausome Inc.

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C. Howard Company, Inc. Cadbury North America Cains Foods/Olde Cape Cod Calico Cottage Candy & Snack Today - Show Daily Press Center Candy Buyers Directory Candy Dynamics Candy Hall of Fame Candy Industry Candy Planet/Monogram International CANDY POP s.a.de c.v. Candy Quotes Candy Tech Tianjian CandyRific LLC Canels S.A. De C.V. Carl Buddig Company /Old Wisconsin Carla Chocolates Carousel Candies CAVALIER CCW Products, Inc. Ce De Candy, Inc. Cemoi Chocolatier Changfa Metal Can Co. Ltd. Chaoan Shantai Foodstuff Co. Ltd. Charms Company Cheeze Kurls, Inc. Chicago Importing Company Chimes Gourmet / Roxy Trading Chipita America, Inc. Chipurnoi Inc. Chocmod USA Chocolate Fantasies Inc. Chocolates Garoto SA Chocolates Turin, S.A. de C.V. CHOCOME Chocostyle, Inc. Chodmod USA Choice Foods, LLC CIMA Confections, Corp. City Gum Corp. Claeys Candy, Inc. ClearBags Cloverhill Bakery CM Packaging Group Inc. CMRI, LLC. Co-Fresh Snacks UK Colombina USA Color-a-Cookie ConAgra Foods - National Pretzel Co. Concord Confections, Inc. Continental Confectionery Co./Gumlink Coppenrath Feingeback GmbH Corne Port-Royal Chocolatier Cornelia Confections, LLC Cornfields, Inc. Corsos Cookies Crown Candy Corporation CRUNCHIES FOOD COMPANY Crystal Temptations Curts Peanut Butter Co.

Dulces Beny Dulces Chompys Dulces Gaby S.A. De C.V. Dulces Guo Dulces Kokito S.A. de C.V. Dulces Vero Dynamic Confections

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Edas Sugarfree Edible Software Eilliens Candies Inc. Elmer Chocolate Els Kitchen Elvan Gida San.ve Tic. A.S. Embare Industrias Alimenticias S.A. Energy Club, LLC Enjoy Life Foods Ensign Overseas USA LTD Enstroms Erol Gida Sanayi Ticaret Ersa Sakiz Sekerlemi ve Gida San. Tic. Ltd. Sti. Euro-American Brands, LLC European Chocolate Evans Food Group Exclusive Trading Co. Ezaki Glico USA Corporation

Goetzes Candy Company, Inc.. Golden Flake Snack Foods Golden Island Jerky Golden Valley Meat Snacks Goo Goo Cluster, LLC Gourmet Basics Gourmet NANTEL, Inc. Gourmet Popcorn Creations, LLC Great Northern Corp. Grumpes Specialties Grupo Skies GUANDY Guangdong Suntree Foodstuff Co. Ltd. GUDFUD Guittard Chocolate Company Gum Base Co. SPA Gurleys Foods Gustinos Guylian USA Inc

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Hammonds Candies/ McCraws Candies Haribo of America, Inc. Hauser Chocolatier Hawaiian Host Chocolates Hazelnut Promotion Group HBN Products, LLC Healthy Food Brands Healthy Products International Heartside Food Solutions Heavenly Organics Henry Lambertz, Inc. HERR FOODS INC. Hickory Harvest Foods Hilco Corporation Hillside Candy HLEKS Popping Candy Hospitality Mints Hotlix Candy Company Humphrey Popcorn Inc. Hydes Distribution

Kamila Chocolate Karma Candy Inc Kars Nuts Kathy Kaye Foods Katysweet Confectioners, Inc. KC Candy Kehe Direct Keles Gida San ve Ticaret Kellogg Co. Kelsen, Inc. Kencraft Candy Kennys Candy Company Kernel Fabyans Gourmet Popcorn Kernel Seasons Kervan Gida San ve Tic. A.S. Kervan USA Ketchum Manufacturing Kidsmania Inc. Kimmie Candy Company KIND Healthy Snacks King Henrys, Inc. King Leo Candy KoKos Confectionery & Novelty Kookaburra Liquorice Koppers Chocolate Kraft Foods Kunshan Meile Aluminum Printing Co., Ltd.

Minuet Cookies MNC Stribbons, Inc. Mobile Merchandiser MOD-PAC Corporation Monaco Baking Co. Monogram Food Solutions MONTES USA INC. MORINAGA AMERICA, INC. Morris Products Mrs. Fields Cookies Mrs. Mays Naturals MSRF INC Mueller Sports Medicine My Favorite Company, Inc. My Idol Pops

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NAFTA Distributors Nashville Toffee Co. Nassau Candy Nassau Candy Distributors Nassau Candy Private Label National Pretzel/HK Anderson Natural Snacks,LLC Natures American Co. Natures Best Nut Co. K&M Food Concepts Natures Habit Nestle Confections New England Confectionery Company, Inc. New Zealand Natural Goods Nexus Foods, Inc. Niagara Label Co. Inc. Nice Can Manufacturing Co. Niche Gourmet Ningbo Gooddays Toy Candy Co. Ningbo Suziyuan Eight Flavor Food Co. Nopal Bros NuGo Nutrition Nuts & Such

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Fabrica De Dulces Ravi Falcon Trading Co./SunRidge Farms Farleys & Sathers Candy Co. Fassin America Inc FCW Imports Ferrara Pan Candy Co. Ferrero U.S.A., Inc. FIESTA Findik Tanitim Grubu FixMix Snax Flagstone Foods (Anns House, Amport Foods) Flamous Brands, Inc. Flava Puff Flicks Candy Company Food Market Merchandising Inc. Ford Gum & Machine Co., Inc. Frankford Candy LLC Free Free Industrial Corporation Freestone Pickle Co., Inc. Frickenschmidt Foods, LLC Friesingers/Dayton Nut Fritzie Fresh FRITOS TOTIS SA DE CV Fudgie Wudgie Fudge & Chocolate Factory Fun Factory Candy Co. Fun Sweets LLC Funky Monkey Snacks Fusion Gourmet

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Lambertz USA Lance, Inc. Landgarden USA, LLC Laurel Hill Foods Le Chevaliers dArgouges Le Manoir des Albeilles Leaf Brands/Astro Pop, LLC Liberty Orchards Co. Inc. Lindas Lollies Co., Inc. Lindt & Sprungli (USA) Inc. Long Grove Confectionery Co. Lord Nut Levington Lotta Luv Lotte International America Corp. Lotte U.S.A., Inc. Lowell International LS Foods Lucky Country Ludwig Schokolade GmbH Luxury Sweets

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Imaginings 3, Inc. Impact Confections InBrands Foods, Inc. Ind. De Torrones NS de Montevergine Independent Can Co. Industrial B.F. S.A. de C.V. Inka Crops NA Inc. Inline Plastics Corp. INNOVATIVE ENERGY Innovative Packaging Solutions Interex Corp. International Biscuits & Confections, Inc. International Glace, Inc. Inventure Foods IN-ZONE Brands Istanbul Exporters Association

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180 Snacks Oberto Brands Old Dominion Peanut Co. Old Dutch Foods, Inc. Old Fashioned Foods, Inc. Old Time Confections Old Trapper Smoked Products Oogies Popcorn Ooh la la Candy Orchard Sweet Foods Organic Candy Factory Original Gourmet Food Co Osem USA, Inc. Oskri Organics Otis and Bettys Ouhlala Gourmet Co. Overload Cups Ozark Delight Candy Co.

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B & R Classics, LLC B-5 Dis Ticaret ve Gida Sanayi Baird Display Balaban Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret Bandai America, Inc. Barricini Candy/Bazzini Holdings LLC Bauducco Foods, Inc. Baur Chocolat GmbH & Co. Bazooka Candy Brands BCI Graphics & Display Bee International BEER NUTS, INC. Belfine Belgiums Chocolate Source Bell Plantation Benitas Peanut Brittle Better Made Snack Foods, Inc. Birlesik Dis Ticaret A.S. Biscomerica Corp. Blommer Chocolate Bobi Bee Sweet Treat USA Bokados Bondy Fiesta Boston America Corp. Boston Fruit Slice Boyer Candy Company, Inc. Brandstorm, Inc. Breathable Foods, Inc. Bridge Brands Chocolate Bridgford Foods Brimhall Foods Company, Inc. BRONCOLIN Brookside Foods Ltd. Brothers-All-Natural Brown & Haley

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MACMA Madelaine Chocolate Company Madrona Specialty Foods Magic Straws, LLC Maison Fossier Maramor Chocolates Marfood USA, Inc. Marich Confectionery Co. Marketing & Sales Essentials, Inc. - Efrutti MARS Chocolate North America Mars Retail Group Marshmallow Fun Co. Maryland Plastics Inc Marys Gone Crackers Maxim Manufacturing and Marketing Mayfair McCraws Candies McJak Candy Company, LLC McStevens, Inc. Mederer U.S.A. -Efrutti Mediterranean Snack Food Co. Megatoys/P.C. Woo, Inc. Meiji Melster Candies Melville Candy Co. Merlin Candies Mertsan Gida ve Ith. Mad. San Ve Ticaret Met Speed Label Mexibrands Mexican Pavilion /ProMexico Midway Displays, Inc.

Galerie Galler Chocolatier Darrell Lea Gamer Food, Inc. DEAVAS/BELVAS Gamer Grub Deep River Snacks Gamesformotion DeMets Candy Company Ganong Bros. Limited Desly International Corp. Garvey Nut & Candy Devons Chocolates Gaytan Foods Diamond Foods General Mills Din Don Foods Corp. Georgia Nut Co. Dispensa-Matic Label Dispensers German Sweets e.V. Displays By Martin Paul, Inc. Gerrit J. Verburg Co. Distribuidora De Dulces Pigui Distribuidora de la Rosa S.A. de C.V. Ghirardelli Chocolate Company Gia Michaels Confections Divine Chocolate, Inc. Giant Snacks Dongguan City Jingli Can Co.,Ltd. Gimbals Fine Candies Dongguan Hengjia Metal Co. GKI Foods, Inc. Dongguan Tinshine Tin Box Glitterlimes Dorval Trading Co., Ltd. GloryBee Foods Dos Amigos Doumak, Inc/Campfire Marshmallows Godbawee Foods Co. Godiva Chocolatier, Inc. Dr. Quendt Backwaren GmbH

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J & M Foods J. Morgans Confections J.G. Niederegger GmbH J.G. Van Holten & Son, Inc. Jack Links Beef Jerky Jacquii LLC/Eatwhatever Jel Sert Company Jelina Chocolatier Jelly Belly Candy Co. JJ Martin Group JLM Manufacturing Jonny Almond Nut Co. Joyva Corp. JTM Foods LLC Just Born, Inc. Justins Nut Butter

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Pakright Paletas Mara, S. A de C. V. Palmer Candy Company Palo Foods Inc. Paradise Fruit Company Paradox Baked Goods Paragon Parker Products, Inc Partners a tasteful choice company Peanut Butter & Co. Pearson Candy Company Peeled Snacks Pelit Cikolata ve Gida San. A.S. Perfetti Van Melle USA Inc. Perky Jerky Perugina Peters Imports Pez Candy, Inc. Piedmont Candy Co

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K&M Food Concepts - Dewitt Nut Co KAGI USA

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Pioneer Plastics PISSA Pit Suesswaren & Nahrmittelfabrick GmbH PIVEG, Inc. Plockys Fine Snacks Plum Organics POLAR TECH IND. Pop Rocks Inc. Popchips, Inc. Popcorn Alley/Barcelona Nut Popcorn Indiana Popcornopolis Praim Group Preferred Popcorn LLC Premier Nutrition Pretzels, Inc. Primrose Candy Company Printex Packaging Corporation Procter & Gamble Distributing LLC Productora y Comercializadora de Productos Productos Alteno S.A. de C.V. PRODUCTOS CHURRUCA, S.A. Productos de Leche San Pablo S.A. de C.V. Productos Indy, S. A. de C. V. Productos y Semillas Professional Candy Buyer/ Candy & Snack Business Professional Image Project 7 Promdusa USA Mexican Candies Protos Foods, Inc. Pucker Powder

Red River Commodities Redstone Foods Distributors Regal Gourmet Snacks Regal Health Food International Reuther Flexibles America REVOLYMER Rexs Outrageous Richardson Brands Co. Rickland Orchards Riclan SA Rise N Roll Specialties Rito Mints Ltd Rocky Mountain Popcorn ROVAS/Vistar Roxy Trading/Chimes Gourmet Royal Chocolates USA Ruby Energems Rudolph Foods Co, Inc Russell Stover Candies, Inc.

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S.H.I Ltd./Great Bite Candy Co. Saadet Gida Paz. San. ve Tic. A.S. Sabritas Sahagian & Associates, Inc. Sahale Snacks SANCHEZ CANO, S.A. Sanders Sargent Foods LLC SB Global Foods, Inc. Schneider Cheese Schuster Products Sconza Candy Co. Scripture Candy , Inc. Seapoint Farms Seattle Chocolates Senario LLC Sensible Foods, LLC Sensible Portions Servicios Corporativos Zapata SA de C.V. Seth Ellis Chocolatier Setton International Foods, Inc. SH Foods/Hollys Popcorn SHAKESPEARES CHOCOLATE Shandiz Confectionery

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QuickLabel Systems

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R.M. Palmer Company Radiant Systems RAILEX Ralcorp Brands Rausch Schokoladen GmbH Ravi Foods Pvt. Ltd. Red Mill Farm

Shanxi Jinli Candy Co. Shanxi Mingya Foods Co. Shearers Foods, Inc. Sheila Gs Brownie Brittle Shenzhen Amos Sweets & Food Co., Ltd Silver Crane Company Ltd Simple Squares Smarties Candy Co. SmartSnacks SMORSTIX Snack Food Association Snak Club, Inc. Snak King SNAP Infusion Snikiddy Snacks Snyders of Hanover Snyders-Lance, Inc. SOLEN CIKOLATA GIDA SAN. VE TIC. A.S. Solidarnosc Sorbee International, LLC South Florida Trading & Export Soyyigit Gida San ve Tic. A.S. SP Enterprises, Inc. Spangler Candy Company Specialty Food Media Specialty Foods Group Splendid Chocolates Standard Candy Co Star Snacks Co. START International Stauffer Biscuits Co. Storck USA, L.P. Straw World LLC Sugabee Sekerleme Gida Ins. Sugar Plum Chocolates SukIt, LLC Sum Po Metal Manufacturing Summit Food Enterprises, Inc. Sunflower Food & Spice Company SUNFLOWER FOOD COMPANY Sunrise Confections Suntak-Pharma Manufacturing Super de Alimentos S.A. Superior Nut & Candy Co. Inc. Superior Nut Co Supreme Protein Inc.

Sweet & Sour USA Sweet Asylum Sweet Brazil International Sweet Candy Company Sweet Cosmos, Ltd. Sweet Cred, Ltd. Sweet Little Mexico Corp. Sweet Maple Candies Company Ltd. Sweet N Fun Ltd Sweet Sixteen Food Co., Ltd. Sweet Toys SL Sweets in bloom Sweets of Oman SAOG Sweetwood Cattle Co. SweetWorks, Inc. Swiss Colony Retail Brands

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Taffy Town, Inc. Taste of Nature, Inc./Shari Candies Tasty Brands Inc. Tayas Gida San.ve Tic A.S. Taylors Candy Inc. Tekozel Gida Temkin International, Inc. Terrafina, LLC Terri Lynn, Inc. Thanasi Foods Thatchers Gourmet Popcorn The Allan Candy Company The Bachman Company The Candy & Toy Factory The Foreign Candy Company The Gooddays Candy Company The Hampton Popcorn Co. The Hershey Company The Inventure Group The Mediterranean Snack Food Co. The Nutty Bavarian The Original Bloomer Candy Co. THE PEANUT ROASTER The Promotion In Motion Companies, Inc. The Silver Crane Company Ltd The South Bend Chocolate Co. The Story of Chocolate

The Warrell Corporation Thompson Brands LLC Tillamook Country Smoker Tiltay Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. Tin Man Snacks LLC TINPAC Tinwerks Packaging Company Toad-ally Snax Inc. Tom and Sallys Handmade Chocolates, Inc Tonly Kidies Candy Workshop Too Haute Cowgirls Popcorn Confections Tootsie Roll Industries Torn Ranch, Inc. Tostaderos Sol de Alba S.A. Trade Fixtures Traditional Baking Trion Industries Trophy Nut Co Tropical Nut and Fruit Tropical Valley Foods TruSweets, LLC T-star Tin Can Co. Tung Toos Factory of Fun, LLC TURKEY CREEK SNACKS Twinkle Candy / Leo Arretin, Inc. Two C Pack Systems

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Wai Lana Walkers Shortbread Inc. Watershed Foods WAWEL S.A. Waymouth Farms, Inc. Webb Candy Co. Werner Gourmet Meat Snacks Western Smokehouse Wiedenbauer Suesswarenvertriebs GmbH WILD OPHELIA Wisconsin Sausage Co. Wise Foods Inc. Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company Wolfgang Candy Company, Inc. Wonder Foods Co. WONDERFUL PISTACHIOS Wondertreats, Inc. World Cocoa Foundation World Confections, Inc. World Kitchens Meat Snacks Worlds Finest Chocolate, Inc. Wrench Mints

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Xcell International Xiamen Aixin Food Co. Xomor

U.S. Display Group Ubifrance - French Trade Commission Union Street Tin Co. Universal Industries Co. Ltd. (ZalYohay Baking Co. loum Group) YumJunkie Utz Quality Foods, Inc. YummyEarth Inc. Yupi North America

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Van Holtens Vanguard ID Systems Very Special Chocolats Vidal Candies USA Virtual Packaging Vista Marketing Vistar

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Zachary Confections, Inc. Zaloom Marketing Zip Energy Ziyad Brothers ImportingYUMNUTS Yupi North America

What exhibitors are saying about the Sweets & Snacks Expo:

We have exhibited the past two years at the Sweets & Snacks Expo and we are looking forward to exhibiting again in 2013! The show is well attended by key category buyers making this show a wise investment of marketing dollars. The NCA team of professionals makes the whole process easy. - Joyce Polise, Director of Business Development, Vosges Haut-Chocolat (Wild Ophelia Brands)

This was our first time exhibiting at the Sweets & Snacks Expo. We were amazed by the added visibility our small business got by exhibiting here and also by participating in the many worthwhile programs the show offered us at little-to-no cost. Chicago marked the beginning of a long prosperous journey for our company. We are returning in 2013!
- Oscar Torres, CEO, Nopal Brothers

Mark Your calendars for 2014!


Sponsored by:

National Confectioners Association 1101 30th Street, NW, Suite #200 Washington, DC 20007
And Partnering with:

Mccormick Place, chicago, iL May 20 - 22, 2014

EXPO Dates and Hours:


Tuesday, May 21 Wednesday, May 22 Thursday, May 23 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.

COntaCts:
Senior Expositions Manager
Grace Woodyard, 202-534-1440, Ext. 124 Grace.Woodyard@candyusa.com

Senior Director of Expositions

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL


May 21-23, 2013

Theresa Anthony, 202-534-1440, Ext. 108 Theresa.Anthony@candyusa.com

Sponsorship Manager
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