Snacks & Candy

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

Atkinson Voltz taking on the role of president, Miller promoted to executive vice president

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Judson-Atkinson Candies Inc. has announces several management structure changes following Dr. Basil E. Atkinson stepping down as president and becoming adviser to both Judson-Atkinson Candies Inc. and sister company Atkinson Candy Co. Atkinson's daughter, Amy Atkinson Voltz,...

How paring down center-store categories could spur supply-chain profitability

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- In a slow-to-recover economy, against the backdrop of stagnant consumer spending and high fuel prices, convenience retailers whose stores carry the bestselling center-store items and maintain in-stock levels stand the best chance of staying in the black, according to Kit Dietz,...

The Hershey Co. has announced John P. Bilbrey as president and chief executive officer and a director of the company, effective immediately.

HERSHEY, Pa. -- The Hershey Co. has announced John P. Bilbrey as president and chief executive officer and a director of the company, effective immediately. He was named Hershey's interim president and CEO in May 2011 after the departure of David West, who is going to Del Monte Foods. ( Click here...

Stores to offer free doughnut with beverage purchase
New products, trends revealed at 2011 Sweets & Snacks Expo
Bilbrey succeeds West at Hershey
Radvan, global president of Mars drinks segment succeeding retiring Petrovich as president
Butter-toffee peanut available in chain's Sunshine State locations.
Gave away free bag to shoppers every 20.11 seconds on April 1
Offer being made in connection with agreement and plan of merger

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