Kimmie Candy Company through the eyes of Lindsey Cortes (a research paper)

Kimmie Candy CompanyLindsey CortesMG-488Professor Lawrence Tam AbstractI decided to do my research/logistics paper and presentation on Kimmie Candy Company, a local candy factory in Reno, NV. Being a Reno native myself, it really hits home for me. I’ve seen their candy everywhere, but never imagined it was being made here in my back yard. I had ...
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2014, Reno,NV Pops on the River

Joe Dutra along with friends and family celebrated with the Reno Philharmonic's celebration of Bravo Broadway as they commemorated 20 years of Pops. It was a day of good music, laughs, talking with old and new friends, great food, wine, themes, costumes, prizes and plenty of fun in Downtown Reno's Wingfield Park. Each table was uniquely decorate...
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Travel Adventures with Joe: Gov. Sandoval Canadian Trade Mission Edition

Kimmie Candy CEO Joe Dutra was honored to be part of the delegation accompanying Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval on his first Canada trade mission.   It was a historic event in that it was the first trade mission from a Nevada Governor to Canada ever! *** Sandoval leads trade mission to Canada April 17, 2014 CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Gov. Brian S...
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In Honor of Earth Day 2014

LITTLE CHANGES, BIG IMPACT Our MISSION at Kimmie Candy Company is to be on the road to sustainability by making purposeful choices that lessen our Environmental and Ecological footprint: SOURCE REDUCTION: We reduced cardboard usage by 25% by switching to a new, more eco-friendly box. REDUCE CARBON FOOTPRINT: We retro-fitted the factory with ener...
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'Tis the season for giving!

A few weeks ago we received a heartfelt thank you letter from Betty Black, who was writing  from TERRACE RIDGE ASSISTED LIVING in Gastonia, North Carolina. She wrote to us because her son and family had sent her our delicious ChocoRocks as care package and she wanted to let our Joe know how much she enjoyed them and how wonderfully made they wer...
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"Best by","Use by","Sell by", What our food is really telling us

In recent reports from the Natural Resources Defense Council and HarvardLawSchool's Food Law and Policy Clinic that the American consumer is wasting millions of pounds of food every year, based on these dated products. Food dating has never been apart of the FDA requirements except when it comes to infant formula which has caused the start of t...
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