Latest Confectionery manufacturing News

Virginia Beach salt water taffy maker plans major expansion

Apr. 03, 2022 09:03 AM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Inside the Forbes Candies factory in Virginia Beach, clunky machines churned out more than a million pounds of creamy, chewy salt water taffy last year. The iconic Virginia Beach candy maker, nearly a century old, is expanding. It has outgrown the...

Washington lawmakers urge halt to hemp-derived THC in state

Feb. 25, 2022 21:47 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington lawmakers are making a last-ditch attempt to block intoxicating, synthetically derived cannabis products, including gummy candies and vape oil, from being sold at gas stations, convenience stores and smoke shops after earlier bills failed. “These are...