Snacks & Candy

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

Hostess Brands commences reorganization; receives commitment for $75 million in DIP financing

IRVING, Texas -- Hostess Brands Inc. officially announced that the company and its five subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Concurrent with the filing, the...

Irene Rosenfeld announced in a U.S. Securities & Exchange (SEC) filing the designated executive leadership team for the snacks organization.

NORTHFIELD , Ill. -- Irene Rosenfeld, Kraft Foods Inc.'s chairman and CEO, who will be chairman and CEO of the global snacks company when the company splits into two independent public companies--a global snacks business and a North American grocery business--announced in a U.S. Securities &...

Hostess brands preparing for another bankruptcy filing

IRVING, Texas -- Hostess Brands Inc. is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as soon as this week, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal . The move would mark the second significant court restructuring for the Twinkies and Wonder Bread baker in the past...

Includes David's Signature Beyond Gourmet Jelly Beans, re-release of Astro Pops.
C-store distributors will have access to Gardetto's, Chex Mix, Bugles, Nature's Valley, more.
Dunkin' Brands plans massive expansion; signs exclusive procurement, distribution deal with franchisee cooperative.
Barry C. Levin, chairman and chief executive officer of Snak King Corp., said that his firm has acquired C.J. Vitner Co.
Snack-maker to introduce Nature Valley Protein Bars
Deadline is Friday, Jan. 13
Allergy, salmonella concerns hit three manufacturers