Snacks & Candy

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

This strategic partnership is part of the company's plans to continue growing and strengthening its distribution network.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Snyder's-Lance Inc. has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of George Greer Co. Inc., a snack food distributor serving Rhode Island, eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire markets. This strategic partnership is part of the company's plans to continue growing and...

Convenience store chain and ice-cream purveyor Stewart's Shops has branched out from its ice cream roots to roll out chocolate candy bars.

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Convenience store chain and ice-cream purveyor Stewart's Shops has branched out from its ice cream roots to roll out chocolate candy bars, the company has announced on its website and on social media. Based on two of its more popular ice cream flavors, the retailer has...

WWE has officially announced 7-Eleven Inc. as the presenting sponsor and Twix as the promotional sponsor of SummerSlam, WWE's second largest pay-per-view event.

STAMFORD, Conn. -- WWE has officially announced 7-Eleven Inc. as the presenting sponsor and Twix as the promotional sponsor of SummerSlam, WWE's second largest pay-per-view event. Once again, the National Guard will serve as the presenting sponsor of SummerSlam Axxess, WWE's two-day interactive fan...

Details on plan to split into two independent, publicly traded snacks, grocery companies
Loyalty holds up as chain works through expense, challenge of ice-cream recall
Could order product to be removed from store shelves
Takes consumers, media aloft ahead of Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
Doughnut line extension arrives in c-stores, supermarkets
Experts recommend a more focused approach to choosing SKUs, filling shelves
22.3 million shares expected to price between $16 and $18 each

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