Snacks & Candy

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

NPD finds half of all Christmas gifters give food

CHICAGO -- Tis the season of food, giving and eating it, according to a report by market research company The NPD Group. According to the Christmas Holiday Profile Report, which is based on NPD's SnackTrack, a monitor of in-home and away-from-home snack food consumption, 52% of consumers who report...

Bakery-industry vet Wallace to head fresh, frozen baked goods company

LIVONIA, Mich. -- Awrey Bakeries LLC has appointed Robert A. Wallace president and CEO. In has 28-year career in the baking industry, Wallace has held various executive and leadership positions including president and CEO North America for Bridor Inc., Boucherville, Quebec; president and CEO of...

Rosenfeld talks innovation, marketing, branding, more at USA Today forum

DURHAM, N.C. -- Kraft, which sells some of the world's most iconic packaged comfort foods, said that 99% of the nation's homes have at least one of its products, which include Oreos, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Ritz crackers, Kool-Aid, Maxwell House coffee, Oscar Mayer lunch meats and DiGiorno pizza...

Plans to emerge from Chapter 11 within next several weeks
Bankruptcy court approves purchase of cookie company
Products appeal to segments it currently does not serve
7-Eleven rolls out 32 private-label packaged-goods products under 7-Select banner
Will serve as senior vice president of global operations
Appointed "low" bidder for Archway, Mother's assets.
President-elect to be featured on trading cards