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P Magee Enterprises, publisher of CANDYMAIL, is a member of RCI, AACT, NCA, PMCA, NCSA.
Pat Magee is an Inductee of the Candy Hall of Fame, Class of 2010.


Celebrate with the Candy Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Inductees at Tampa, FL, October 19 – 21, 2018.

Lisa Rowland Brasher, Jelly Belly Candy Co.
Tempe Brooks, Adams & Brooks, Inc. 
Laura Christian, Bell Flavors & Fragrances 
Kennith Fries, Crossmark, Inc.
James Hachtel, Eby-Brown Co. LLC 
James Heinz, Bell Flavors & Fragrances
Jeff Rubin, IT'SUGAR
Adrian Timms, ATimms Consulting LLC


Need formulations? - Read them here! Link

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Upcoming Industry Events


October 2018
U.W. - Madison Advanced Gummies & Jellies Course
October 17 - 19, 2018
Location: University of Wisconsin - Madison
NCSA Candy Hall of Fame
October 19 - 21, 2018
Location: Tampa, FL
Chicago AACT Monthly Meeting
October 23, 2018 
Topic: Demystifying the World of Food Colors 
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Mon Ami Gabi, Oakbrook, IL
November 2018
PMCA Panning Short Course
November 6 - 9
Location: Richardson Brands | Canajoharie, NY
Chicago AACT Monthly Meeting
Topic: Recycling and Waste Reduction  
November 13 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Brio Tuscan Grille, Lombard, IL
December 2018
AACT Chicago Section Annual Holiday Party
December 7, 2018
7:00-11:00 p.m. Dinner, Music, Food, Networking, Raffle, and More!
Location: Cafe La Cave, Des Plaines, IL
Chocex World Choc Expo 2018 Shanghai
(an affiliate of the Fine Chocolate Industry Association - FCIA) 
December 9 - 11, 2018 
Location: Shanghai New International Expo Center
Contact: FICA: 
January 2019
RCI Winter Getaway in Costa Rica
January 12 - 17, 2019
Location: Costa Rica, Central America
Winter Fancy Food Show
January 13 - 15, 2019
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
Chicago AACT Monthly Meeting
January 15, 2019
Topic: Food Adulteration by Siliker
5:30-8:00 p.m.
Location: Enzo and Lucia's Italian Restaurant, Long Grove, IL
ISM - International Sweets and Biscuits Fair
January 27 - 30, 2019
Cologne (Germany)
ProSweets (in conjunction with ISM)
January 27 - 30, 2019
Cologne (Germany)

February 2019
Chicago AACT Annual Making Candy with Special People (Volunteer event)
February 12, 2019 1:30-5:00 p.m.
Event: "Creating Confectionery Treats and Sharing the Joys of Sweets with Others"
Location: St. Mary of Providence, Residential Facility Home for the Developmentally Disabled, Chicago, IL

UPAKOVKA Packaging Machinery, Equipment and Materials
January 29-February 1, 2019
Moscow, Russia
March 2019
National Confectioners Association 2019 State of the Industry Conference
March 3-5, 2019
Location: Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, FL
Chicago AACT Monthly Meeting
March (to be determined) 2019
Tour: Doumak (The American Marshmallow Factory)
3:00-6:00 p.m. Dinner to follow the tour
Location: Elk Grove, IL
Western Candy Conference
March 27-31, 2019
Monarch Beach Resort, CA
April 2019
PMCA 73rd Annual Production Conference
April 8-10, 2019 
Location: Lancaster County Convention Center & Marriott Lancaster at Penn Square, Lancaster, PA
May 2019
Chicago AACT Monthly Meeting
May 16, 2019
Topic: Join Milwaukee AACT Section Meeting: Commodities Seminar
Location: Thunder Bay Grille, Pewaukee, WI
NCA Sweets & Snacks Expo
May 21-23, 2019 
Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
June 2019
Retail Confectioners International Annual Convention and Expo
June 3 - 7, 2019
Location: Connecticut Convention Center & Marriott, Hartford, CT