Snacks & Candy

Snacks and candy category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Supplier will be exclusive marketer of Popchips and Sensible Foods dried fruit

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Convenience-store supplier Lil’ Drug Store Products will be the exclusive convenience-channel marketer of the Popchips and Sensible Foods Crunch Dried Fruit snack brands, continuing its expansion into the snack category. The partnership will make the healthy snack products...

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Limited-time pastry topped with Twix bits

IRVING, Texas -- 7-Eleven is teaming up with Twix to offer a limited-time doughnut topped with candy-bar bits. The Caramel Bar Made With Twix Donut is a rectangular pastry topped with chopped Twix pieces, along with caramel icing and drizzled chocolate as an extra nod to the candy bar’s caramel-...

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Limited-edition packaging features built-in music player, playlist
New survey reveals secrets behind how Americans like their pretzels

New rules set to take effect in May

CVS, Shoppers Drug Mart roll out new ‘convenient’ designs

A look at what’s driving success in the candy category, from the overall trends to the fast-growing products to the insights that may lead to future growth.

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