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  • Students Complete Panned Confections Workshop - November 14, 2018

    Thirty-two students representing a variety of companies participated in the PMCA Panned Confections Short Course held November 6-9, 2018 at Richardson Brands in Canajoharie, NY.

  • Students Complete Chocolate Manufacture: The Basics & More Short Course - September 4, 2018

    First-time PMCA course host Fascia’s Chocolates welcomed industry professionals to its facility to learn the basics and more of chocolate manufacturing.

  • PMCA Announces Election of New Officer & Board Members - June 18, 2018

    Serena Bitzer and Carly Meck were ratified as the newest members of the PMCA Board of Directors. Tom Houlihan was elected vice president. The new terms begin July 1, 2018.

  • Carly Meck Named PMCA’s 2018 Marie Kelso Award Recipient - June 18, 2018

    PMCA’s Production Conference Program Committee has named Carly Meck, R&D Scientist, Blommer Chocolate Company, as the twenty-second recipient of the Marie Kelso Memorial Award.

  • PMCA Announces Program for the 72nd Annual Production Conference - December 20, 2017

    PMCA’s 72nd Annual Production Conference will be held at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square and Lancaster County Convention Center, Mon. April 16 – Wed. April 18, 2018 in Lancaster, PA.

  • Students Complete Panned Confections Course - December 7, 2017

    Long-time PMCA course host, The Warrell Corporation, once again welcomed industry professionals to their facility to learn about panning a variety of confections.

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  • Students Complete PMCA Caramel, Fudge and Toffee Course - December 4, 2017

    In early November, Savage Bros. Company, equipment manufacturer located in Elk Grove Village, IL, served as the host facility for PMCA’s Caramel Fudge and Toffee short course.

  • Jeffrey Bogusz Named PMCA’s 2017 Marie Kelso Award Recipient - June 28, 2017

    PMCA’s Production Conference Program Committee has named Jeffrey Bogusz, Ferrara Candy Company, as the twenty-first recipient of the Marie Kelso Memorial Award.

  • PMCA Announces Election of New Board Members - April 20, 2017

    On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Erin Fleming, Mars Chocolate NA and Nico Tomaselli, Lindt & Sprüngli were ratified as the newest members of PMCA’s Board of Directors beginning July 1, 2017.

  • Gary W. Guittard of Guittard Chocolate Receives Hans Dresel Memorial Award - January 26, 2017

    PMCA’s Production Conference Program Committee announced its decision to award Gary W. Guittard of Guittard Chocolate the 2017 Hans Dresel Memorial Award.

  • Students Complete PMCA Panning Course - November 16, 2016

    Thirty-two students representing a variety of companies participated in the PMCA Panned Confections Short Course held November 1-4, 2016 at Richardson Brands, Canajoharie, NY.

  • PMCA Announces Election of New Officer and Board Members - June 28, 2016

    Judy Cooley, Global Confection Connections and Philippe Levresse, Roquette America were ratified as the newest members of PMCA’s Board of Directors. Rose Potts, Blommer Chocolate elected new VP.

  • John Ashby Named Marie Kelso Memorial Award Recipient 2016 - June 28, 2016

    PMCA’s Program Committee has named John Ashby, General Manager, Ingredients Division at California Natural Products, as the twentieth recipient of the Marie Kelso Memorial Award.

  • Students Complete PMCA Premium Chocolate Centers Course - June 21, 2016

    Twenty-two students experienced the joy and the challenges of making premium handmade confections during PMCA’s Premium Chocolate Centers course held June 7-10, 2016 at Gertrude Hawk Chocolates.

  • There is Something Exciting in the Wind - February 11, 2016

    Every year the PMCA conference offers something a bit new but this year we have something more to offer!

  • Students Complete PMCA Chocolate and Compound Manufacture and Use Course - July 6, 2015

    Twenty-six students recently completed PMCA’s short course, “Chocolate and Compound: From Bean to Bar and Everything in Between.”

  • Mark Kline Named PMCA’s 2015 Marie Kelso Memorial Award Recipient - July 2, 2015

    PMCA’s Production Conference Program Committee has named Mark Kline, The Hershey Company, as the nineteenth recipient of the Marie Kelso Memorial Award.