Snacks & Candy

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

The Spangler Candy Co. said that its Dum Dums product line has begun a package graphics transition that will be completed in mid-2012.

BRYAN , Ohio -- The Spangler Candy Co. said that its Dum Dums product line has begun a package graphics transition that will be completed in mid-2012. The updated artwork incorporates a new logo and graphics bringing more emphasis to the iconic Dum Dums brand and its core attributes of flavor...

TerraCycle offers support for stores that sign up for snack bag, candy wrapper recycling

TRENTON, N.J. -- In an effort to divert more waste from landfills and help businesses engage in their local community, TerraCycle Inc., the leading upcycler and recycler of difficult-to-recycle waste, is encouraging supermarkets and convenience stores to sign up to recycle empty chip bags, candy...

Kraft Foods Inc. has announced plans to change its corporate name to Mondelez International Inc.

NORTHFIELD, Ill. -- Kraft Foods Inc. has announced plans to change its corporate name to Mondelez International Inc. "Mondelez" (pronounced mohn-dah-LEEZ' ) is a newly coined word that evokes the idea of "delicious world," the company said. "Monde" derives from the Latin word for "world," and "...

NCA offering chance at prize for Sweets & Snacks Expo registration before March 30
Rayburn joined Hostess last month as company's chief restructuring officer.
Food makers aim to bring big profits in small packages
Urges parents to make sure kids start each day with nutrition
Unveils newest chips in 6-story-tall vending machine
As Kraft Foods Inc. prepares to split into the North American Grocery division and the Global Snacks division, the company is looking to reinvigorate its grocery division
General Mills Convenience will present an educational session titled Category Management 101 during the Royal Buying Group’s 2012 Independent C-Store Expo.

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