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Pez candy animated movie in the works
The Hollywood Reporter
Pez, the chalky, pastel-colored candy that is held in themed plastic dispensers, is getting the movie treatment. Envision Media Arts has signed a deal with Pez to make an animated film based on the candy, which was originally invented in 1927. Cameron Fay has been hired to write the screenplay.
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ASSOCIATION NEWS


NAC volunteers donate product to USO of Ohio
NAC
On Friday July 24, members of the National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) gathered on the last day of their annual Concession & Hospitality Expo at the Duke Energy Convention Center (DECC) in Cincinnati, Ohio, to pack up a massive amount of products that their members featured on the trade show floor during the week. The concession food products were donated to the USO of Central and Southern Ohio to supply the USO lounge at Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).
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NAC names new directors
NAC
The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced changes to its Board of Directors as a result of the Annual Membership Meeting held on July 23. The meeting took place at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati in conjunction with the 2015 NAC Concession & Hospitality Expo.
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  J&J Snack Foods Corp.

Delight your guests with NEW OREO® Churros! Made with real OREO cookie pieces and now available in filled varieties. OREO is a registered trademark of Mondelez International Group.
 


2015 Expo Evaluation
NAC
We are asking the attendees of the 2015 NAC Concession & Hospitality Expo at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati to evaluate our acitivities at the show. Please be candid as your input will help us to improve our offerings in the future. Please take a few minutes to fill out the brief survey form.
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Welcome new members
NAC
NAC is pleased to welcome new members:
James Kondarovskis of Superpop
Dan Johnson of Emagine Entertainment, Inc.
Landon Garrett of Emagine Entertainment, Inc.

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IN THE NEWS


For new dietary guidelines, US panel looks at the whole plate
Los Angeles Times
When it comes to a healthful diet, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. That's the new approach a nutritional advisory committee has taken in its recommendations to the federal government for the upcoming 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
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Dodgers open kosher food stand at Dodger Stadium
Los Angeles Times
The Dodgers have a proud history of Jewish players, from Sandy Koufax and Norm Sherry to Shawn Green and Joc Pederson. They play in a city renowned for its Jewish culture and heritage. So should it be so hard to get a kosher dog at a Dodgers game? Not anymore. The Dodgers are opening a kosher food stand, located next to Tommy Lasorda's Trattoria in the right field plaza.
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Here's what a $15 per hour wage means for fast food prices
Fortune Magazine
As New York State moved closer to approving a $15 per hour wage for fast food workers last week, there was speculation about what such a hike would mean for consumers. A new study provides this answer: Prices will increase ever so slightly.
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4 ways to rock social — regardless of network
By Emma Fitzpatrick
Every social media network has its own quirks and best-practice rules. Yet keeping all those tips and tricks top of mind can prove to be tough — especially if you're juggling other aspects of business. Luckily, there's a way to simplify your social media presence. By embodying these four universal rules of social media, you can skillfully and swiftly move from one network to the next. First, it's important to unify your brand's profiles.
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An interview with Sophia Zulli, Hersheypark Director of Food & Beverage
Destination Hershey
Working at Hersheypark, one of the things that surprised me about the number of part-time employees hired every season at Hersheypark is that the F&B Department has approximately 200 more seasonal employees than the Ride Operations Department. Does that mean that guests eat more than they ride? I don't know, but that fact took me to Sophia Zulli, Director of Food & Beverage at the Park, and a very interesting interview about food sold at the 120-acre amusement park.
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The 8 poshest movie theater snacks
The Daily Meal
Name a few foods that people usually eat in the movie theater. Popcorn, obviously. Maybe nachos, pretzel nuggets with cheese sauce, or a hot dog if they feel like waiting for hot food. But in recent years we've come a long way from the same old snack bar, and some movie theaters are revolutionizing dining in very posh ways.
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Why we keep going back to luxury movie theaters
TouchVision
When we were growing up, going to the movies meant popcorn drenched in fake butter, Icees flavored with cherries or Coke and seats covered in something sticky that we tried our best to ignore. But now, going to the movies means reclining seats, a fully stocked bar and waiters willing to bring you whatever you want in the middle of a show. Modern day movie theaters are becoming more like hotels. They're catering to their customers, even if some of the new features seem a little extreme.
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A pizza chain that emulates Chipotle and counts LeBron James as an investor is going international
Business Insider
The Chipotle-style pizza chain that is becoming a threat to traditional delivery chains is going international. Blaze Pizza recently announced its opening its first location outside of the United States this September. The new restaurant will open in Toronto, Canada in Dundas Square.
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Brand yourself — or others will do it for you
By Hank Boyer
Try this right now: Open up a Web browser and Google your name. Finished? What appears about you is what customers, employers, recruiters and prospects will see. It's your brand. Recruiters and employers are discovering people on social media they'd like to employ, while prospects and customers are discovering people on social media who can solve their problems. So, based on what appears, are you a credible brand that inspires trust?
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TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    How movie theaters are changing the concession game with award-winning chefs, ninjas and foodie feasts (Vanity Fair)
Everyone likes red and pink candies best (Slate)
2015 Expo Evaluation (NAC)
How much sales experience do your employees need? (By Betsy Harper)
Chipotle dethrones Subway as healthy fast food king, but is it warranted? (Fox News)

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