Snacks & Candy

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

How convenience retailers can get customers to zero in on purchases at the checkout, on a shelf or anywhere else in the store

Second-quarter growth down 3%

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- A global cyberattack that struck Mondelez International in late June shrunk the company’s second-quarter revenue growth by 3%, the company said. The Deerfield, Ill.-based snack and candy maker said it is making progress in restoring its systems after the June 27 attack , which...

New cases reduce labor time, environmental impact

HERSHEY, Pa. -- The Hershey Co. is introducing redesigned packaging for its chocolate brands with simplicity and sustainability in mind. According to a report on, the new display-ready cases are intended to be simpler and easier to ship and set up in the store, said Greg...

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Not only are consumers accepting of natural, better-for-you snacks in convenience stores, they’re expecting them.
Snack brand launches No Funky Stuff line for c-stores
Chocolate giant will explore strategic options for U.S. confectionery business, including potential sale

Extension should minimize transition period during which consumers will see both old and new versions of label in marketplace

A growing number of c-store shoppers would like “better for you” snacks to be more than just an afterthought.

Where the c-store customer might go first for that sweet, meat or salty snack.