Snacks & Candy

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

Sygma to distribute doughnut mixes to franchise, company shops in eastern U.S.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. said that it plans to enter into a supply-chain distribution agreement with Sysco Corp., a global leader in marketing and distributing a wide range of food and related products to the foodservice and food-away-from-home industry. Under the proposed...

Allows consumers to create personalized packs of Extra Sugar-Free Gum

CHICAGO -- Fans of Extra sugar-free gum can now create and purchase personalized packs featuring their photos and designs via Wrigley's first-ever custom-packaging offer, MyExtra. Consumers can visit and upload photos and messages to celebrate and remember a variety of occasions...

Enters exclusive negotiations with PAI, Sodiaal for yogurt brand interests

MINNEAPOLIS -- General Mills has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with PAI Partners and Sodiaal to purchase interests in Yoplait S.A.S. and affiliated companies. General Mills' binding offer includes a controlling role in the operating company and a 50% interest in the...

Eric Atkinson, company president, said the expansion and restructuring of the sales team allows for improved communication and better servicing of all accounts.
Senate assignment will help promote employment for Illinois candy makers
Candy maker Just Born Inc. has announced that David L. Yale has joined the company as president and chief operating officer.
CSP honors retailers, suppliers at Convenience Retailing University
Consumers pick winners in program that recognizes CPG innovation
Wilson Farms is introducing a new line of cookies, and the convenience retailer wants its customers to help name it.
Spending down, but Super Bowl partiers not concerned with healthy snacking