Snacks & Candy

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

President Barack Obama finally put his stamp on a token gift treasured by travelers of the presidential 747, reported the Associated Press, boxes of M&Ms.

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama finally put his stamp on a token gift treasured by travelers of the presidential 747, reported the Associated Pressboxes of M&M's. Seven months after Obama took office, the small boxes bearing the signature of the 44th president made their debut last weekend...

Offering deal on candy bars to help independent c-store owners

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Membership-based warehouse retailer Sam's Club said in order to help independent convenience store owners make a profit and simplify their business needs, the chain has lowered prices on Snickers candy bars. From Aug. 29 to Oct. 10, 2009, independent convenience store owners...

Candy brand, comedy clubs team up for tour, sweepstakes

GLENDALE, Calif. -- Butterfinger and America's Original Comedy Showcase, The IMPROV, have teamed up to launch a sweepstakes, the Butterfinger/IMPROV Comedy Tour Sweepstakes. The grand prize winner will receive a comedy tour vacation package for four to see one comedy show in four different U.S...

Candy company appoints VPs in marketing and sales
A Hershey bar? Candy. But the Cookies 'n' Creme spinoff? That's food, not candy, according to a new Illinois tax law.
Candy brand kicks off partnership with meal commitment
Locations include Florida Turnpike travel plazas, universities, airports
Some product sold in c-stores may be tainted with salmonella
ConAgra ensuring sufficient retailer supply after plant explosion
By July 15, Shakers will be distributed at 7-Eleven stores in 29 states across the country, and they will retail for under $2.

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