Snacks & Candy

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

Will join original Peanut variety on shelves

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. -- In honor of the brand's 75th anniversary, M&M's asked consumers to choose the brand's newest peanut-flavored variety to join original Peanut on store shelves. With more than 1 million votes cast in the " Vote for Your Favorite Peanut " promotion, M&M's has announced...

This year’s Sweets & Snacks Expo yielded its usual bounty of trends. Here are 10 that sparked the curiosity of the CSP editors who attended.

Spices up limited-time chip rollout with travel-related prizes

PLANO, Texas -- The Lay’s potato-chip brand is bringing four international flavors--Brazilian Picanha, Chinese Szechuan Chicken, Greek Tzatziki and Indian Tikka Masala--to its chips in the United States through the Passport to Flavor program. Brazilian Picanha : The potato chip captures the flavor...

Three in four Americans willing to pay extra for snacks with high-quality ingredients
Private-equity firm targeting opportunities in healthy-snack sector
Snack maker adding ‘The South’s Original Potato Chip’ to its portfolio
Retailers boost snack sales with better-for-you-items
Many millennials shunning three-meals-a-day habit in favor of snacking
Snack cake, candy combo intended to ‘elevate the brownie experience’
Growth opportunities still exist apart from day-part, says report

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