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Confectionery Industry Workers

Employment Prospects


A wide variety of settings are available to the estimated 12,860 food batchmakers in the sugar and confectionery manufacturing industry in the United States, from small candy stores that make their own confections to multinational corporations. Employment is also available at small and mid-size confection manufacturers. Although candy is made throughout the United States, the candy industry is most active in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and California.

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