“Bringing World class Research, Education, and Training to the Global Confectionery Industry
since 1907.”
PMCA Highlights and Activities at a Glance




  • Currently PMCA has 280 Member Companies representing 30 different countries.
  • PMCA’s mission is to; provide an open forum for the free exchange of information, promote and direct basic and applied scientific research and educate and train confectionery technical personnel worldwide.
  • PMCA’s fiscal year runs from July 1 – June 30 of each year.
  • In 2007 PMCA celebrated its 100th Anniversary.
  • PMCA’s membership includes small, medium and large manufacturers as well as suppliers of ingredients, equipment, consulting services, flavors, packaging, trade publications and more.
  • PMCA also includes in its membership, other trade associations as well as retired members of the industry.
  • PMCA published a confectionery history book highlighting not only the history of the association during its first 100 years but also a history of confectionery products and companies.
  • PMCA released the “Back to Basics” training series book which is a compilation of high quality articles on the technology of major technical processes.
  • PMCA offers an online database of technical articles from past conferences which can be downloaded from the PMCA website and purchased for $15.00 per article.
  • PMCA’s Annual Production Conference is the association’s signature event and is known as one of the premier technical conferences in the world.
  • PMCA short courses in confectionery technology provide scientific and hands on learning experiences for a variety of industry personnel.
  • PMCA provides grant in aid for confectionery related research projects at leading universities with top Food Science and related programs.
  • In 2007 PMCA launched a Student Outreach Program that gives qualified food science college majors the opportunity to network with industry professionals during the PMCA Annual Production Conference.


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