Hard-Candy Sales Drop 5% in 2013

Published in CSP Daily News

Hard-Candy Sales Trend

After 3 years of growth, hard-sugar-candy sales dropped 5.2% in 2013.

Best-Selling Hard Candies in Convenience Stores

IRI Convenience AllScan data for 52 weeks ending Jan. 26, 2014

Brand Dollar Sales PCYA Unit Sales PCYA
Jolly Rancher $26,047,630 -1.77% 17,303,690 -7.63%
Lifesavers $13,927,700 -6.68% 11,840,690 -7.98%
Charms Blow Pop $8,468,101 -6.82% 35,800,120 -5.58%
Jolly Rancher Crunch N Chew $8,309,011 -21.62% 5,733,164 -28.35%
Tootsie Roll Pops $6,762,875 14.99% 26,805,210 8.47%
Charms Super Blow Pop $5,327,573 0.66% 13,657,800 -1.87%
Werthers Original $4,234,367 7.71% 2,425,466 6.53%
Original Gourmet $3,099,690 23.12% 5,381,511 22.48%
Ferrara Pan Lemonhead $2,291,849 7.66% 4,625,985 -0.82%
Tootsie $1,886,583 1.86% 9,264,263 1.08%
Sathers $1,740,038 -6.13% 2,013,456 -10.01%
Zotz $1,674,624 -15.23% 3,705,604 -23.54%
Jawlipop $765,943 -19.46% 271,716 -21.65%
Gonzo $725,952 -2.90% 951,173 -21.88%
Private label $670,962 -12.63% 825,213 -19.91%
Warheads $667,031 -10.40% 473,343 -6.66%
Candy Store $519,751 1.82% 948,551 3.07%
Mayfair Candy Store $489,980 3.30% 899,996 3.95%
Original Gourmet Cream Swirl $461,291 -25.97% 780,853 -31.83%
Lifesavers Creme Savers $457,345 13.18% 183,972 11.33%
TOTAL $97,640,100 -4.97% 159,515,900 -5.21%
IRI

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Several hard-candy brands saw sales in convenience store dip by double digits for the 12 months ending Jan. 26, 2014, leaving the overall category down 5.2%, based on data from IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm (@iriworldwide).

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