The 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo presented by the National Confections Association was held this week in Chicago, bringing together 650 manufacturers from around the world displaying their hottest new products and continuing favorites.
The following photo gallery highlights a few of the trends in the candy and sweets category.
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Captions and photos by Cora Weisenberger