Snacks & Candy

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

Gave away free bag to shoppers every 20.11 seconds on April 1

TAYLOR, Mich. -- Marfood USA Inc. said that it donated more than $50,000 in Pemmican Beef Jerky to the Safari Club International Foundation's Sportsmen Against Hunger Program. On April 1, Pemmican Beef Jerky gave away one free bag of beef jerky every 20.11 seconds to kick off its new Pemmican Trail...

Offer being made in connection with agreement and plan of merger

THOMASVILLE, Ga. & PHILADELPHIA -- Flowers Foods Inc. and Tasty Baking Co. have announced that Flowers Foods' direct wholly owned subsidiary, Compass Merger Sub Inc., has commenced its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Tasty Baking at a price of $4 per share, net to the...

Reflects recently completed merger, emphasizes unity

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Snyder's-Lance Inc. has unveiled a new corporate logo. The corporate logo was developed as a visual acknowledgement that the recent merger of equals between Snyder's of Hanover and Lance created a stronger national snack food company: Snyder's-Lance. Lance Inc. and Snyder's of...

Flowers Foods Takes the Tastykake
Announces all-cash merger deal with Tasty Baking Co.
Tedeschi Food Shops is rolling out new Tedeschi Select snacks, the convenience retailer said on its Facebook page.
Deal creates No. 2 global player in savory snack category
Valero Retail Holdings Inc. has announced that its Corner Store convenience locations with bakeries are now producing Whoopie Pies.
Wholesale increase of about 10% for raw materials, more; will work with retailers on promotions
Also launches nationwide partnership with Armed Forces Foundation
Sygma to distribute doughnut mixes to franchise, company shops in eastern U.S.