[ October 12–15, 2021    McCormick Place    Chicago, IL USA ]


confectionery candy and sweets

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

View the Full Schedule for Attendees

A schedule for PROCESS EXPO 2021 is coming.

In the meantime, view a detailed schedule from PROCESS EXPO 2019 including times for sessions, meet-ups with specific industry sector colleagues, full production line demonstrations, student activities in the QUAD, and more!


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

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

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