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Member News
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Maurie's Fine Chocolates of Madison to Close Dec. 29 »
Cher Diamond accepts award for her Candy Clinic presentation at RCI's 2017 Annual  Convention & Industry Expo i...
Monday, November 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Past Bornhofft Award Recipient, Sam Mancuso, Passes Away »
Sam Mancuso, a retiree of Merckens/ADM Cocoa, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2017. Our deepest condolences go to his fa...
Friday, November 3, 2017
Alethea's Chocolates Founder, Gust E. Tassy, Passes Away »
Alethea's Chocolates Founder, Gust E. Tassy, died Monday, October 30 at his home at the age of 103. Mr. Tassy was a member...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
John L. "Jack" Asher, Asher's Chocolates Passes Away »
John L. "Jack" Asher Jr. of Asher's Chocolates passed away August 30 at the age of 83. Jack was known as the "Candy Man" a...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Message from Savage Bros. Co. »
RCI member and Savage Bros. Co. owner , Bob Parmley shares the following message with fellow members: Less than 24...

Press Release
Thursday, June 29, 2017
RCI Inducts New Board Members at Annual Convention »
The 2017-2018 board of directors recently posed for a group photo during RCI's 100th Anniversary Gala in Chicagoland. Pict...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Guittard's Tom Houlihan Honored with RCI's Bornhofft Award »
Tom Houlihan (far left), recipient of the 2017 Henry J. Bornhofft Memorial Award, is pictured (left to right) with his w...
Monday, June 19, 2017
RCI Unveils New Logo »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RCI Unveils Surprise New Logo During 100 th Anniversary Celebration SPRINGFIELD, M...

RCI In the News
Thursday, December 7, 2017
RCI Regional Conference takes candy makers 'up, up and away' »
Bernie Pacyniak of Candy Industry writes, "Does anyone remember the Fifth Dimension, the sunshine pop group who popularize...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
RCI's Regional in Albuquerque Rocks »
Bernie Pacyniak writes, "I admit it; it's been a while since I had the opportunity to attend a Retail Confectioners Intern...
Monday, October 9, 2017
Candy makers gather in Albuquerque »
Albuquerque's KRQE News 13 covered RCI's Fall Regional Conference while attendees toured Buffett's Candies Thursday, Octob...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
All in the Family »
It’s been 10 months since I joined  Candy Industry , but it wasn’t until a week ago that I had a chance to partake in...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Sweet Centennial! »
I don’t know if  Retail Confectioners International  (RCI) will have a birthday cake with 100 candles at its G...