Snacks & Candy

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

Furniture stores, apparel stores among nonfood retail outlets offering candy, more

WASHINGTON -- A new study by the American Public Health Association (APHA) shows that candy, salty snacks and sweetened beverages are widely available in retail stores whose primary merchandise is not food. Researchers looking into the issue of obesity assessed the availability and accessibility of...

Ten last-minute Christmas gifts in c-stores

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- This weekend's massive East Coast snowstorm means one thing: more shoppers seeking last-minute gifts. Instead of crowded shopping malls, long lines and congested parking lots, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) is espousing the nearly 145,000 convenience stores...

Show will feature the Chocolatey Chunk Down Home Cookie as "Snack of the Day"

VERNON HILLS, Ill. -- Prairie City Bakery said that its Chocolatey Chunk Down Home Cookies will appear on The Rachael Ray Show as the "Snack of the Day" today, December 21, 2009. Rachael Ray, staff and the audience will all receive the cookies. Rod Stewart is the guest star. This is the first...

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RyLo Products, owner and manufacturer of the Revive Energy Mints brand, has announced that Revive Energy Mints can now be found in Quickie Convenience Stores.