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Foods likely to cost more in 2014: Chocolate, beef, cereal and more
Los Angeles Times
Eating well in 2014 could get more expensive. According to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report, all food prices are expected to increase by 1.25 percent to 1.75 percent, and food-at-home prices are predicted to increase by .75 percent to 1.25 percent.
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ASSOCIATION NEWS


The 2014 Concession and Hospitality Expo registration is open
NAC
Join us for The Concession & Hospitality Expo (Formerly the NAC Convention & Trade Show) July 15-18, 2014 Denver Marriott City Center. The National Association of Concessionaires will bring together the top food and beverage concession leaders in the recreation and leisure-time industry at The Concession & Hospitality Expo scheduled for July 15-18, 2014 at the Denver Marriott City Center in Denver. Registration is now open and booth sales for the trade show are underway.
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Krystal La Reese-Gaule Award competition ends on Jan. 10
NAC
The Krystal La Reese-Gaule Annual Membership Award is up for grabs and the contest ends on Jan. 10! The award (sponsored by Kernel Seasons) will be presented to the member who sponsors the most new NAC (Full) memberships during the most recent fiscal year. The individual will be provided a free registration to the 2014 Concession & Hospitality Expo (July 15-18) in Denver as well as a stunning trophy memorializing Krystal's tireless efforts for NAC. To help in your efforts, NAC is now offering a special 70th Anniversary rate for first-time members of $180.
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Bert Nathan Award nominations reminder
NAC
The Bert Nathan Memorial Award is given by NAC each year to an individual to recognize leadership and significant accomplishment in the theatre concessions industry. The award honors the late Bert Nathan, a past president of the association and a leader in the theatre concessions industry. We are calling upon the NAC membership to submit candidates for the 2014 award by Jan. 17, which will be presented at the CinemaCon convention March 24 – 27, 2014 in Las Vegas.
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Welcome new members!
NAC
NAC is pleased to welcome new members:

Mark Benvenuto
from Belmont Capital,
sponsored by Adam Gottlieb, ACS, CCSI
Timothy Cheseborough
from Lefont Theaters, Inc.,
sponsored by Tish Hardric, Great Western Products
Robin Miller
from Village Theatres, Inc.,
sponsored by Tish Hardric of Great Western Products
Jay W. Dikeman
from South Suburban Parks and
Recreation District
Clayton D. Shuck
from South Suburban Parks
and Recreation District
Bill Dobbs
from South Suburban Parks and
Recreation District
Allison M. Boyd
from South Suburban Parks
and Recreation District
Marty Haneline
from Innovative Endeavors, Inc.,
sponsored by Tish Hardric, Great Western Products
Ted Modlin
from Aunt Beth's Cookies
Joe McGlothlin
from Muskingum Watershed
Conservancy District
Leslie DeNino
from Summit Food Enterprises, Inc.,
sponsored by Tish Hardric,
Great Western Products
Patrick Benasillo
from Visual Graphic Systems, Inc.
Martha Ortega
from Conver Pack
Joel Davis
from Premiere Cinemas,
sponsored by Tish Hardric, Great Western Products
Dan Quinn
from Royal Corporation
Vikas Suri
from Kitchenrama

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IN THE NEWS


Hit the ground running
The Sales Hunter
Hit the ground running and begin the year with some momentum. Right from the get go, you need to be prospecting and selling.
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Cheerios drops genetically modified ingredients
USA Today
Under pressure from consumers and activist groups, General Mills says it will stop using genetically modified ingredients to make its original Cheerios cereal. While the oats used to make Cheerios have never contained any genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the company did make changes to its sourcing — and now, for example, only uses non-GMO pure cane sugar instead of beet sugar, says spokesman Mike Siemienas.
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Tweaking hot chocolate with wild flavors
The New York Times
It may not sound like the best thing that could ever happen to a cup of hot chocolate, but those who know Maricel E. Presilla might be inclined to take her advice when she suggests dunking cheese into the chocolate served at Zafra restaurant in Hoboken, N.Y.
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Sweet opportunities for packaging designers
Popsop
According to economists, banks and politicians, we are still in a recession, yet the confectionery segment shows continued growth. NPD has risen year on year since 2007, increasing a staggering 89 percent with a raft of new brands launched in 2013. David Rogers, founder and Creative Director of Pure, takes a look at confectionery, factors that may influence growth, market trends and the increasing need for brands to be creative to stand out.
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Organic food market to grow 14 percent in next 5 years
Food Navigator-USA
Solid growth for the U.S. organic food market is expected to continue until 2018, according to a new report that puts a compound annual growth rate of 14 percent on the sector.
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Perfecting the social media balancing act in 2014
By Emma Fitzpatrick
Social media has now been around for years. No matter the industry, you know you have to be on social media — especially in 2014. Managing social media is a fun part of the business, but realistically, it's also one of the hardest. It seems like there's always another social media site popping up, and to stay trendy, you and your business have to be on it. How in the world can one business manage all of these sites? Balancing social media is an act you've got to learn to master quickly, before you burn out.
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