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NECCO to Open Candy Store for Easter

4/8/2014 12:00:00 AM In light of overwhelming support from the local communities, the New England Confectionery Company (NECCO) will be celebrating Easter by opening the candy store located at NECCO’s world headquarters at 135 American Legion Highway, Revere, MA. The store will be open Monday April 14th – Friday April 18th with daily hours of operation from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. - {More}

Color Your Own Sweethearts Coloring Contest - 2014 Winners!

3/25/2014 12:00:00 AM In 2014, NECCO introduced an innovative treat for Valentine’s Day: Color Your Own Sweethearts. These delicious sweets featured the regular assortment of Sweethearts flavors: Grape, Orange, Blue Raspberry, Lemon, and Green Apple but were packed in a unique, adorable box that features black and white stenciled designs with a matte finish, made perfect for coloring. The new packaging revolutionized the classic Valentine’s Day candy favorite into a more fun and interactive experience for all consumers. This exciting product launch coincided with a Color Your Own Sweethearts Coloring Contest. NECCO’s youngest fans, in the 5-12 year old range, broken down into three separate age groups, submitted their best coloring creations to the contest in hopes of winning the popular prizes. - {More}

The Valentine’s Day Buzz about NECCO!

2/25/2014 12:00:00 AM While NECCO produces delicious sweets that are enjoyed by many year round, the company takes great pride in the excitement that surrounds their beloved Sweethearts during Valentine’s Day. It’s a time of the year when everyone is focused on surprising their loved ones with special presents that show their true love and affection. NECCO’s Sweethearts have long been an important part in this gift-giving tradition and several media outlets were excited to share the stories of Sweethearts, past and present! - {More}

NECCO Awarded SQF Level 2 Certification

8/26/2013 12:00:00 AM Revere, MA- The New England Confectionery Company has recently announced the completion of a successful audit resulting in the acquirement of the Safe Quality Food Level 2 Certification.
 

 

 
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NECCO Partners with DOT Foods

5/29/2013 12:00:00 AM NEW ENGLAND CONFECTIONERY COMPANY (NECCO) ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH DOT FOODS OF MT. STERLING, ILLINOIS.
 

 
 



 
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NECCO Appoints New Vice President of Sales and Marketing

5/17/2013 12:00:00 AM Revere, MA- The New England Confectionery Company (NECCO) has announced the appointment of Andrew Martin as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Martin joins NECCO after previously serving as the Director of Sales for Ghirardelli Chocolate.

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Necco Names New Broker

5/1/2013 12:00:00 AM Archpoint named as broker to represent New England Confectionery Company in Texas. - {More}

NECCO Store Now Open Through Easter!

3/26/2013 12:00:00 AM Revere, MA- In light of a successful Valentine’s Day week fueled by the overwhelming support of fans in local communities, the New England Confectionery Company (Necco) will be celebrating Easter by again opening the candy store located at NECCO’s world headquarters at 135 American Legion Highway, Revere, MA.
 

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NECCO Announces Launch of Custom Candy Website

1/4/2013 12:00:00 AM Revere, MA- The New England Confectionery Company (Necco) has recently launched a website for custom candy. Customers can now go to MyNecco.com where they can personalize their own Necco Wafers or Sweethearts in consumer sized quantities making custom candy available to all Necco consumers.
 

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NECCO Expands Staff by Hiring Regional Sales Manager

11/9/2012 12:00:00 AM NECCO (New England Confectionery Company) announces the appointment of Mark Levine to the Regional Sales Manager position for the Northeast
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Newly Designed NECCO Website Launched

6/13/2012 12:00:00 AM NECCO has launched a new website for 2012 with updated content and newly created graphics for all NECCO brands. - {More}

Kardashians Stay Classy with Custom Necco® Ginger Wafers

5/16/2012 12:00:00 AM On Monday, April 23rd America’s favorite candy company Necco® provided guests with complimentary ginger wafers to help promote the grand opening of RYU. The 7th season of Keeping up with the Kardashians premieres May 20th on E!
Necco® famous for their Necco® Wafers and Sweethearts® now offer customized candy. - {More}

Sweethearts® Nutritional Information for Build-A-Bear Workshop Packets.

2/10/2011 12:00:00 AM Sweethearts® Nutritional Information for Build-A-Bear Workshop Packets.
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NECCO® to Explore Growth Through Strategic Partnership; Operational, Service and Distribution Gains Expected to Continue

11/9/2010 12:00:00 AM NECCO® to Explore Growth Through Strategic Partnership; Operational, Service and Distribution Gains Expected to Continue - {More}

New England Confectionery Company’s Candies Do Not Include Processed Peanut Butter from the PCA Or Any Outside Source

1/20/2009 12:00:00 AM New England Confectionery Company’s Candies 
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Sweethearts® Conversation Hearts Inspire a "Menu of Love" with 2009 Messages Designed to Stir the Heart

1/14/2009 12:00:00 AM This Valentine′s Day, Say "I Love You" with Sweethearts®. - {More}

NECCO® is proud of its heritage as an American Classic.

10/3/2008 12:00:00 AM NECCO® is the oldest continuously run, multi-line candy company that produces classic candy like Sweethearts Conversation Hearts, NECCO® Wafers, Mary Jane®, and Clark® bars. With over 125 years of history, Sweethearts® Conversation Hearts are the original and top-selling Valentine’s Day treat. Each year, NECCO® produces eight billion Sweethearts Conversation Hearts during the six weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day. 

About New England Confectionery Company, Inc. (NECCO®)
New England Confectionery Company, Inc. (NECCO®) was founded in 1847 and is the oldest multi-line candy company in the United States. Popular brands include: NECCO® Wafers, Clark®bar, Sweethearts® Conversation Hearts, Mary Jane®, Haviland® Thin Mints and Mighty Malts® Malted Milk Balls. Manufacturing facility is located in Revere, Mass. The company employs approximately 550. More than 500 seasonal and year-round products are produced at the facility. - {More}

NECCO® declares "Love’s In The Forecast” with new 2008 Sweethearts® Conversation Hearts sayings.

1/9/2008 12:00:00 AM Weather-inspired Sayings Turn Up the Heat this Valentine’s Day  - {More}

NECCO® Celebrates America's Love of Pets this Valentine's Day

1/10/2007 12:00:00 AM NECCO® Celebrates America's Love of Pets this Valentine's Day

REVERE, Mass. ¡V Give your sweetie a 'Bear Hug' and tell them they are 'Purr Fect' this Valentine's Day as the New England Confectionery Company (NECCO®) pays tribute to America's pet lovers. The 2007 Sweethearts® Conversation Hearts capture the affection of that special someone with pet friendly sayings that include: 'My Pet', 'Love Bird', 'Cool Cat', 'Go Fish', 'Top Dog', 'URA Tiger', 'Puppy Love' and 'Take a Walk'. While new sayings celebrate the pet lover in all of us, the Sweethearts original recipe remains the same. - {More}