Snacks & Candy

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

Here's how meat snacks, trail mix and more are expected to perform between now and 2025

Deal boosts the private-equity group's snack portfolio

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Insignia Capital Group acquired Tillamook Country Smoker on June 1. Tillamook is a third-generation, family-owned provider of branded meat snacks based in Bay City, Ore. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Insignia also owns other convenience brands Truco...

Deal builds candy maker's U.S. product portfolio with a range of chocolate products

LUXEMBOURG -- Tic Tac manufacturer and confectionery giant Ferrero International S.A. has acquired Fannie May Confections Brands, the U.S.-based premium chocolate confectionery manufacturer of the Fannie May and Harry London brands, as well as Inc. The transaction closed May 31...

New flavor crazes and chewy innovation

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

Here are five ways millennials are influencing the better-for-you snack category

Limited-time pastry topped with Twix bits
Retailer, beef-jerky brand expand racing footprint with Andretti deal
Limited-edition packaging features built-in music player, playlist
New survey reveals secrets behind how Americans like their pretzels