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Member News
Wednesday, September 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Past RCI President Don Hurt Passes Away »
Past RCI President Don Hurt, Old Kentucky Chocolates, passed away Wednesday, September 5th. Long-time members Don and his...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Rabin Worldwide and Union Confectionery Machinery Company take Iconic Necco Candy to Auction »
Boston, San Francisco, New York (Sept 5, 2018) - After many months of rumors and speculation and a cavalcade of potenti...
Friday, August 31, 2018
Larry Schell of Reppert's Candy Passed Away »
Larry Schell, of Reppert's Candy passed away August 29, 2018. Long-time members of RCI, Larry and his wife, Jean, owned Re...
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Gertrude Hawk Chocolates Opens New Headquarters »
Photo credit: Jake Danna Stevens, Scranton Times-Tribune Congratulations to Gertrude Hawk Chocolates on the opening...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Union Confectionery Machine to Sell NECCO Assets »
Union Confectionery Machinery has been named as the exclusive liquidator for the majority of assets belonging to NECCO (Ne...

Press Release
Tuesday, August 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Candy Makers Graduate from RCI’s Caramels, Toffees & Brittles »
SPRINGFIELD, MO – August 21, 2018– After three days of intensive education and hands-on lab sessions, twenty-two candy...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
RCI Announces 2019 Annual Convention & Industry Expo »
SPRINGFIELD, MO – July 24, 2018 – Following another successful annual convention in Cleveland, Ohio last mo...
Friday, June 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jacques De Waele Honored with RCI's Bornhofft Award »
Jacques De Waele (left), recipient of the 2018 Henry J. Bornhofft Award, is pictured with his wife, Michelle, and Presiden...
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Retail Confectioners International Inducts New Board Members »
SPRINGFIELD, MO – June 20, 2018 –  Retail Confectioners International (RCI) inducted five new members to it...
Friday, February 16, 2018
RCI to crank up the volume in Rock & Roll Capital »
Marvelless Mark © Candy makers and chocolatiers learn how to rock the customer experience. 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...
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...