Snacks & Candy

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

Energy Bombs 'more convenient' than a drink for those on-the-go

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla . -- Positioned as an alternative to energy drinks and coffee, Energy Bombs chewing gum is the latest caffeinated gum to roll out at retail sites in the United States. It previously was available mainly in Europe. Offered in two flavors, mint and cinnamon, the gum delivers 40...

Pilot program at Yankee Stadium shows boost in sales of combo meals

CARLSBAD, Calif. -- When you sell combo meals, it's a good idea to offer customers a sturdy container to carry those snacks, beverages and hot foods. To that end, Snacktops has launched its first commercial product line of interlocking food and beverage containers that competes with paper-based...

60-second spot features voice of Edith Piaf, 'no regrets'

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. -- Go ahead, bite into that piece of chocolate with no regrets. A new Dove Chocolate TV commercial features the voice and lyrics of Edith Piaf's "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien," encouraging chocolate lovers to enjoy every moment of life, including indulging. The 60-second commercial...

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