Harvey Barrett Award
Fostering Communication and
Innovation in the Candy Industry
2011 Award Winner: Tony Sweet
Previous Award Winners
2009 - Alfred Saroni Jr.
2008 - Hank Blommer
2007 - Bill Wagner
2006 - Nello Ferrara
2004 - Jim Sconza
2003 - Herm Rowland
2002 - Mike Bianco
2001 - John Brooks
1999 - Steve Delahunty
1998 - Mario DeLecce
1997 - Russ Albers
1996 - Harvey Barrett
This award is named after Harvey Barrett,
whose memory continues to inspire
dedication and commitment to the Western
Candy Conference. The recipients of this
award are those members who
demonstrate and capture the spirit and
dedication of Harvey Barrett, whose
reputations for integrity and excellence is
still alive in generations of candy makers
Harvey Barrett is pictured to the right,
alongside his wife.
Western Candy Conference
|Bill Wagner accepting his Award
from Mike Bianco, 2007.
|Nello Ferrara, 2006, is pictured
at the bottom left with his family.
About the Award
Fostering Communication & Innovation in the Candy Industry
Above: 2011 Award Winner, Tony Sweet, is pictured with Bill Wagner and
Ross Bainbridge. Mike Bianco presents Tony with the Harvey Barrett Award.
Below: Tony Sweet and his wife, Carol.
|2003 awardee Herm Rowland
announcing Alfred Saroni Jr. as
the recipient of the 2009 Harvey
Right: Tony Sweet pictured with his daughter,
Left: Pearson Clair with Tony & Carol Sweet.
Below: Tony Sweet, Herm Rowland & Rick Kay