Snacks & Candy

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

Doughnut line extension arrives in c-stores, supermarkets

IRVING, Texas-- Snack cake maker Hostess Brands Inc. has introduced new Frosted Devil's Food Cake Donettes, an addition to its line of Donettes--mini donuts available in an assortment of flavors. The devil's food cake donuts dipped in a chocolate-flavored coating are now available in grocery and...

Experts recommend a more focused approach to choosing SKUs, filling shelves

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- The more space a product takes on the shelf, the less profitable it becomes, consultant Kit Dietz told suppliers and retailers at CSP's 2011 Driving Impulse Sales forum. And 51% of activity-based costs are space related. "So every square inch of your store space is vital to your...

22.3 million shares expected to price between $16 and $18 each

CANTON, Mass. -- Dunkin' Brands plans to raise as much as $401 million before expenses through its initial public offering (IPO) of 22.3 million shares, which are expected to price between $16 and $18 apiece, reported the Associated Press. ( Click here for previous CSP Daily News coverage.)[image-...

Atkinson Voltz taking on the role of president, Miller promoted to executive vice president
How paring down center-store categories could spur supply-chain profitability
The Hershey Co. has announced John P. Bilbrey as president and chief executive officer and a director of the company, effective immediately.
Stores to offer free doughnut with beverage purchase
New products, trends revealed at 2011 Sweets & Snacks Expo
Bilbrey succeeds West at Hershey
Radvan, global president of Mars drinks segment succeeding retiring Petrovich as president