Snacks & Candy

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

PepsiCo timing promotions around consumers' cashflow

NEW YORK -- Makers of household goods and food are paying more attention to the "paycheck cycle" as cash-strapped consumers are showing a tendency to make their largest purchases when their salaries first come in and to cut back as that money runs out, reported The Wall Street Journal . With more...

Will help company expand nationwide

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Novelty candy manufacturer CandyRific, has announced that Greg Decker will join the company as its sales manager. Decker comes to CandyRific with an extensive background in novelty candy, including previous positions at Cap Candy and Pez. His past management experience in the...

McLane rolls out candy multi-vendor end cap, impulse-building program

TEMPLE, Texas -- McLane Co. said that its Candy Multi-vendor End Cap (Candy MVE) is now available to convenience stores across the continental United States. This program provides retailers a cost-effective merchandising opportunity in the highly profitable candy segment, the company said. Impulse...

Sees opportunity for $650 million in additional annual sales
Nature Valley Chewy Trail Mix Bars Dark Chocolate & Nut now available to c-stores
Peanut recall prompts condemnation of significant inventory; debuts new freshness seal
J&J Snack Foods Corp. has promoted Jerry Law to senior vice president of western operations.
Company at center of salmonella outbreak, product recalls seeks Ch. 7 protection
Death toll rises; PCA shuts second plant as owner takes the fifth
Poor economy leading to uptick in vending machine purchases