Snacks & Candy

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

Nearly two years after launching its Tanka Bar buffalo and cranberry snack, Native American Natural Foods is fast approaching a big milestone.

KYLE, S.D. -- Nearly two years after launching its Tanka Bar buffalo and cranberry snack, Native American Natural Foods is fast approaching a big milestone in its short historycoast-to-coast distribution. The company, based on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in near Kyle, S.D., has announced that...

Will continue offering discounts in snacks, beverages

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- Bearing in mind that consumers will remain focused on low prices even when the recession ends, soft drink and snack maker PepsiCo Inc. said Thursday that it is creating new products at lower prices and plans to continue offering discounts in its Frito-Lay and beverage businesses,...

Mukherjee named Frito-Lay NA SVP, CMO succeeding Kumar

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- PepsiCo Inc. said that Jaya Kumar has been appointed president of Quaker Foods & Snacks. PepsiCo has also announced that its Frito-Lay North America business unit has appointed Ann Mukherjee as senior vice president and Chief Marketing Officer. Kumar will lead the $2 billion...

Program offers retailers free racks, discounts on display products
Potato chip sales jump with recession, but growth expected to taper off with recovery
U.K. panel gives U.S. food co. until Nov. 9 to make binding offer for candy maker
Frightful economy expected to scare down holiday spending
Paper says U.S. food company preparing $17.45 billion offer for U.K. candy maker
Stitzer "does not believe that Kraft's proposal makes strategic or financial sense".
Stitzer: Deal makes "some strategic sense".

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