Snacks & Candy

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

Canadian company's clientele consists of big-box stores, food retailers, pharmacies, c-stores

MONTREAL -- Capital regional et cooperatif Desjardins has acquired shares of Regal Confections Inc. and Wawi Chocolate Inc. Following this transaction and reinvestment by the four current shareholders, the company is the majority shareholder of Regal Confections Inc. and Jean-Talon Chocolate Inc. (...

Enhances category with new products, line extensions

NORTHFIELD, Ill. -- Kraft Foods Inc. said that it is rolling out more than 70 new product innovations in response to consumer demand for simplified and smart meal solutions and robust new flavor combinations. And when it comes to enhancing the taste of their food and beverages, today's consumer...

Candy has unique role in holiday celebrations across variety of activities

WASHINGTON -- The National Confectioners Association (NCA) said that it expects confectionery sales this holiday season will increase 2% to 3%. Overall seasonal performance is expected to increase 3.8%, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). The NRF said that it expects the average...

Relationship expected to enhance grocery, convenience retail distribution, execution
Kraft unveiling vending device that can tell adults from children
Nestle expands U.S. nutrition, health and wellness footprint
Suppliers expand reporting, category management tools for retailers
B.C.-based confectionery company makes chocolate-covered fruit, nuts
Items include glazed doughnuts, muffins, Danishes, jumbo cookies
Candy company streamlining management system