Snacks & Candy

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

Wholesale increase of about 10% for raw materials, more; will work with retailers on promotions

HERSHEY, Pa. -- The Hershey Co. has announced an increase in wholesale prices across the majority of its U.S., Puerto Rico and export portfolio. A weighted average price increase of approximately 9.7% across the company's instant consumable, multi-pack, packaged candy and grocery lines went into...

Also launches nationwide partnership with Armed Forces Foundation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Lance Sandwich Crackers is partnering with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to support the organization's efforts to find better treatments and a cure for type 1 diabetes. Lance Sandwich Crackers, part of the Snyder's-Lance Inc. family, announced a partnership to...

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
Enters exclusive negotiations with PAI, Sodiaal for yogurt brand interests
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