October 8–11, 2019    McCormick Place    Chicago, IL USA    Pure Processing. Proven Results.

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Confectionery, Candy, Sweets

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The food and beverage industries are growing strong; none more so than the confectionery, candy, and sweets segments. Consumer preferences change in tastes and demands for different products and options, but they remain consistent in desiring small indulgences. Processors need to stay ahead of competitors who are consistently launching new products and grabbing consumer attention (and dollars). PROCESS EXPO provides attendees in this segment with innovations to help you streamline your operations, keep your products safe, and introduce new ingredients and flavors.


Attendees to PROCESS EXPO come in search of complete equipment, ingredient, and supply solutions, including the latest advancements in:

  • Food processing technology
  • Packaging materials and systems
  • Food safety, sanitation, and transparency
  • Technology to connect with consumers in the retail environment
  • Solutions to help maintain and grow your business

Education Sessions at PROCESS EXPO 2017 for the Confectionery, Candy and Sweets Industry Sector

  • Energy Savings in Food Production and Packaging
  • Upgrading your Plant for Peak Performance
  • The Rate of Return on Hygienic Design

There will also be a food safety program and many other valuable sessions. A full schedule will be posted soon.


Read the blog to find articles of interest in the confectionery, candy, and sweets categories as well as other market segments and general show information.

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In addition, we have publication partners who offer subscriptions to magazines service various market segments. View the media partners and visit their sites.


Some of the categories of exhibitors you’ll find on the show floor include:

  • Architects / Engineers
  • Belting
  • Chocolate & Cocoa
  • Coaters / Coating Equipment
  • Colorants
  • Confectionery Equipment
  • Conveyors
  • Cookers / Kettles
  • Cutting / Slicing Equipment
  • Dry / Liquid Mixing
  • Enrobers
  • Enzymes
  • Extruders
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Fats & Oils
  • Films
  • Flavors
  • Flexible Packaging
  • Formers
  • Fruits
  • Labeling Equipment
  • Mixers
  • Nuts / Nutmeats
  • Packaging Materials
  • Packaging Systems
  • Pouches
  • Process Controls
  • Process Engineering
  • Sealers / Carton Closures
  • Shrink Packaging
  • Size Reduction Equipment
  • Sugars
  • Sweeteners
  • Syrups
  • Utilities Management
  • Vacuum Packaging
  • Vibrators
  • Vitamins
  • Wrapping

Leading companies who bring attendees include:

  • Abbott Nutrition
  • American Licorice Company
  • Claeys Candies
  • Clif Bar & Co.
  • Doumak
  • Ferrara Candy Company
  • General Mills
  • Grecian Delight Foods
  • Grupo Bimbo
  • Hershey Foods
  • Lebon Sweets
  • Lucky Premium Treats
  • Mars
  • McJak Candy Company
  • Mondelez
  • Nestle
  • Pepsico
  • Tootsie Roll
  • Wm. Wrigley Company
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