Snacks & Candy

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

It's the snack mix that satisfies consumers' desire for a creamy-crunchy-sweet-and-salty snack all in one bag.

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. -- M&M'S Brand is introducing its first official M&M'S Brand Snack Mix. It's the snack mix that satisfies consumers' desire for a creamy-crunchy-sweet-and-salty snack all in one bag. M&M'S Brand Snack Mix offers the satisfying crunch of roasted peanuts, the smooth...

New commercial to debut during game's first quarter

HACKETTSTOWN , N.J. -- Mars Chocolate North America has announced that the M&M's brand will feature a new 30-second commercial during the first quarter of Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012. This will mark the second trip to the Super Bowl for the colorful chocolate candy brand. M&M's will...

Fort Scott, Kansas, Pump 'N Pete's wins party for selling most Snickers

FORT SCOTT , Kansas -- A Pump 'N Pete's convenience store in Fort Scott, Kansas, sold 1,660 of Snickers candy bars--34-1/2 cases--earning manager Max Simhiser and the outlet's five employees a party, reported the Fort Scott Tribune . "We had people who didn't even like Snickers by them," Simhiser...

Canadian company's clientele consists of big-box stores, food retailers, pharmacies, c-stores.
Enhances category with new products, line extensions
Candy has unique role in holiday celebrations across variety of activities
Relationship expected to enhance grocery, convenience retail distribution, execution
Kraft unveiling vending device that can tell adults from children
Nestle expands U.S. nutrition, health and wellness footprint
Suppliers expand reporting, category management tools for retailers

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