Snacks & Candy

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

Heather R. Waller has joined the Flowers Specialty Snacks Sales team as regional sales manager for convenience stores.

TUCKER, Ga. -- Heather R. Waller has joined the Flowers Specialty Snacks Sales team as regional sales manager for convenience stores. Flowers Bakeries sells the Mrs. Freshley's brand of snack cakes and pastries to retail, convenience and vending customers nationally. From her office in Dallas,...

E.Life tracks top candy brands social media activity

FAIRFAX, Va. -- What candy brands were being talked about on Twitter in the week leading up to Halloween? E.Life, a social media monitoring and analysis vendor, tracked 11 top candy brands from October 20 to October 27 to find out. The results show that the most-mentioned candy was Snickers, with 5...

Hostess Brands Inc. has announced the appointment of a new executive vice president and chief financial officer, John Stewart.

DALLAS -- Hostess Brands Inc. has announced the appointment of a new executive vice president and chief financial officer, John Stewart. Most recently, John was executive vice president and chief financial officer for Dr. Pepper Snapple (DPS), a $5.5-billion publicly traded beverage company. At DPS...

Fourteen confectionery business leaders, including two candy pioneers, were honored with induction into the Candy Hall of Fame on Saturday in Tampa, Fla.
Clif Bar, Kraft named to annual list for growth in brand "strength".
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corp. is introducing new branded packaging in convenience stores, grocery stores and mass merchants.
NRF says average person to spend $66.28 on costumes, candy, decorations
Hill named chair-elect to succeed Joyce
Ripken Power Shred made from lean American beef
Top-three consumer choices make up El Mero brand debut

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