Snacks & Candy

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

2009 All Candy Expo highlights new confectionery, snack debuts

CHICAGO -- The All Candy Expo 2009 unveiled more than 2,000 new confectionery creations and snack sensations this year in Chicago from May 19-21. The annual show, presented by the National Confectioners Association (NCA), brings together industry experts and nearly 450 manufacturers to review...

Though candy continues to perform in c-stores, study shows room for improvement

SAN ANTONIO -- It's been the rumor for months now, but according to a study presented at CSP's annual Snack & Candy Category Review meeting, confections are confirmed recession resistant. "These are tough times," consultant Kit Dietz confirmed in his presentation, but despite that, the candy...

Stewart's Shops has opened its new Adirondack-style food, dairy and convenience store in Lake George, N.Y.

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. -- Stewart's Shops has opened its new Adirondack-style food, dairy and convenience store in Lake George, N.Y. Installation of the gasoline dispensers will be completed in mid-June, the company said. The shop offers a variety of groceries and convenience items, and ATM and will...

Kroger is trying out a pair of colorful category management programs in its snacks and beverage aisles.
PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Division, TerraCycle team to "upcycle" used snack packaging.
New tool facilitates communication between Hershey's, independent retailers.
7-Select snack,candy line takes wing as consumers clamor for value alternatives
Newspaper uses candy bars to examine supply-chain speed
Mars forges new licensing relationship for custom candies
Burger King snacks nominated for "best corporate brand licensee of the year".

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