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Major candy companies are making a commitment to offer low-calorie options for their products. John Downs, President and CEO of The National Confectioners Association, says that by 2022 there will be more options for products that are 200 calories or less. Mars Chocolate North America, Nestle USA. Ghirardelli Chocolate Co. and Russell Stover Candies, Inc. are just some of the companies involved. This comes from the Partnership for a Healthier America.
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There are changes coming to the packaging of your favorite candies within the next five years. Instead of having the calorie content on the front that nearly everyone ignores, this information will soon be on the front to help consumers make informed decisions.