Snacks & Candy

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

Reflects recently completed merger, emphasizes unity

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Snyder's-Lance Inc. has unveiled a new corporate logo. The corporate logo was developed as a visual acknowledgement that the recent merger of equals between Snyder's of Hanover and Lance created a stronger national snack food company: Snyder's-Lance. Lance Inc. and Snyder's of...

Announces all-cash merger deal with Tasty Baking Co.

THOMASVILLE, Ga. & PHILADELPHIA -- Flowers Foods and Tasty Baking Co. have announced a definitive merger agreement whereby Flowers will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Tasty common stock for $4 per share in cash for a total purchase price of approximately $165 million, including Tasty'...

Tedeschi Food Shops is rolling out new Tedeschi Select snacks, the convenience retailer said on its Facebook page.

QUINCY, Mass. -- Tedeschi Food Shops is rolling out new Tedeschi Select snacks, the convenience retailer said on its Facebook page. The store-brand products include cheese puffs, crunchy cheese sticks, snack mix, potato chips, ripple chips and kettle chips. The company said the snacks would be...

Deal creates No. 2 global player in savory snack category
Valero Retail Holdings Inc. has announced that its Corner Store convenience locations with bakeries are now producing Whoopie Pies.
Also launches nationwide partnership with Armed Forces Foundation
Wholesale increase of about 10% for raw materials, more; will work with retailers on promotions
Sygma to distribute doughnut mixes to franchise, company shops in eastern U.S.
Allows consumers to create personalized packs of Extra Sugar-Free Gum
Enters exclusive negotiations with PAI, Sodiaal for yogurt brand interests

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