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Member News
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
RCI Member Joseph Valvo Passes Away »
RCI Member Joseph Valvo, Valvo's Candies passed away April 14, 2018.  Joe worked with his father in the family busine...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Past RCI Member Doug Henry Passes Away »
Doug Henry, son of long-time past members Paul & Nancy Henry, Henry's Candies & Gifts in Alden, NY, passed away un...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blommer Announces New Sustainability Initiative for Cocoa Farmers »
Today, the farmers growing the world’s cocoa, their families and the communities in which they live remain challenged by t...

Press Release
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Opportunity Rocks at RCI's Annual Convention & Industry Expo in Cleveland »
SPRINGFIELD, MO – April 6, 2018 – Candy makers and chocolatiers are invited to discover how they can reinvent and revolut...
Friday, April 6, 2018
Registration Open for RCI’s Popular Caramels, Toffees & Brittles Course »
SPRINGFIELD, MO – April 6, 2018 – Back by popular demand, Retail Confectioners International (RCI) recently open...
Monday, April 2, 2018
Candy Makers Connect in Asheville, North Carolina »
SPRINGFIELD, MO – April 2, 2018 – Candy makers, chocolatiers and industry suppliers will be traveling to Asheville, Nor...
Friday, March 2, 2018
27 Chocolatiers Graduate from RCI’s Chocolate Boot Camp »
Waterbury, CT – March 2, 2018 – Twenty-seven chocolatiers participated in Retail Confectioners International’s Chocolat...
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, April 19, 2018
Reveling with RCI in Asheville »
Last June, I only got a taste of what a Retail Confectioners International  (RCI)  event entails.   E...
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...