Snacks & Candy

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

Eric Atkinson, company president, said the expansion and restructuring of the sales team allows for improved communication and better servicing of all accounts.

LUFKIN, Texas -- Atkinson Candy Co. has realigned its sales management team. Eric Atkinson, company president, said the expansion and restructuring of the sales team allows for improved communication and better servicing of all accounts. "Our broker network is vital to the success of our company,...

Senate assignment will help promote employment for Illinois candy makers

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) said that his new seat assignment in the Senate chamber is the historic "Candy Desk." "Holding the Senate Candy Desk provides me an opportunity to promote employment among Illinois candy makers," said Kirk. "Chicagoland is the center of this industry...

Candy maker Just Born Inc. has announced that David L. Yale has joined the company as president and chief operating officer.

BETHLEHEM, Pa.-- Candy maker Just Born Inc. has announced that David L. Yale has joined the company as president and chief operating officer. In this role, Yale will work closely with Just Born's leadership team to achieve the company's strategic objectives for continued growth, the company said...

CSP honors retailers, suppliers at Convenience Retailing University
Consumers pick winners in program that recognizes CPG innovation
Wilson Farms is introducing a new line of cookies, and the convenience retailer wants its customers to help name it.
Spending down, but Super Bowl partiers not concerned with healthy snacking
Requires company to pursue sale or merger
Pilot Travel Center shopper takes first $1,000 prize
Former Bain & Co., Swift exec succeeds Osanloo

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