Snacks & Candy

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

Bankruptcy court approves purchase of cookie company

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Lance Inc. said that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has approved Lance's bid to purchase substantially all of the assets of snack food company Archway Cookies LLC. Under the terms of the asset purchase agreement, Lance will acquire substantially all of the...

Products appeal to segments it currently does not serve

GREENWICH, Conn. -- DeMet's Candy Co. has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Treasures and Stixx confectionery brands from Nestle USA Inc. DeMet's will merge these two brands into its existing portfolio of confectionary products after a short transition period with Nestle. "...

7-Eleven rolls out 32 private-label packaged-goods products under 7-Select banner

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven Inc. announced the launch of a new line of private-label products under the brand 7-Select. With the rollout of the 32 new items, 7-Eleven aims to strengthen its presence in store-brand packaged foods, a business that has increased dramatically over the last year and promises...

Will serve as senior vice president of global operations
Appointed "low" bidder for Archway, Mother's assets.
Shadow Hill private label only c-store winner in design competition
President-elect to be featured on trading cards
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. plans to expand its distribution network in the Champaign-Urbana, Ill., area before deciding whether to open a store here.
Kraft rolling out Snacking Cheese Centers
Zachary Confections Inc. recently expanded its sales force with the addition of Rita Conway as West Coast regional sales manager.