Snacks & Candy

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

Photo of Thin Mints Nestle Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bar sparks online frenzy

NEW YORK -- The Internet has been abuzz this week after a commenter on social media website Reddit shared a photo of a Thin Mints-flavored Nestle Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bar, with speculation as to whether the treat was real or a hoax, reported MSNBC. The candy bar, described as "dark chocolate...

Premium Dark Chocolate Mint joins private-label product line

SARATOGA SPRINGS , N.Y. -- Convenience store chain and ice-cream purveyor Stewart's Shops is expanding its private-label candy bar line, the retailer has announced on its website and through social media. Premium Dark Chocolate Mint joins Premium Dark Chocolate With Raspberry and Chocolate with...

Snack cup extends company's tamper-resistant, tamper-evident Safe-T-Fresh line

SHELTON, Conn. -- Inline Plastics Corp. has introduced a new grab-and-go, 12-ounce snack cups, the newest version of the company's Safe-T-Fresh line of products. These easy-open and -close snack cups lock in freshness, extend shelf life and are available with either flat or dome lids, the company...

Hanover, Pa., facility will meet LEED silver certification with 100% solar electricity
Salvatore Ferrara II would lead combined candy company
Will seek to capitalize on consumer indulgence trend
Snapple Juice Drinks have inspired Jelly Belly Candy Co.'s new line of Jelly Belly beans.
Corley to lead grocery, Quigley to lead snack team; Bough to tackle consumer engagement
Mars Inc. is clarifying its 250-calorie commitment after some media statements incorrectly implied that it will no longer have any larger-format offerings.
Chain pulls legal product off shelves in 120 stores over group's concerns.