Snacks & Candy

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

C-store chains to stock "removable and degradable" chewing gum

TULSA, Okla. -- QuikTrip convenience stores are adding Rev7, Revolymer Ltd.'s "removable and degradable" chewing gum, formulated to discourage waste. And beginning in March, GPM Investments LLC's Fas Mart and Shore Stop chains will also stock the product. Rev7's ability to disintegrate into a fine...

More snack companies than ever plan to exhibit at annual show

CHICAGO -- Four years ago the All Candy Expo officially rebranded itself as the Sweets & Snacks Expo and welcomed snack companies to exhibit. In that time, snack company's participation at the Expo has grown. The most substantial growth was seen from 2010 to 2011 when there was a 16% increase...

belVita biscuits kick off with Super Bowl pregame ad, police officer sampling

EAST HANOVER, N.J. -- Kraft Foods Inc. has launched a new breakfast category in the United States with belVita, Breakfast Biscuits. Baked with whole grain, belVita Breakfast Biscuits are lightly sweet, crunchy biscuits that the company said provide nutritious sustained energy that lasts all morning...

ugar should be controlled like alcohol and tobacco to protect public health, according to a team of University of California San Francisco (UCSF) researchers.
Hershey's new Valentine's Day collection features beautifully packaged, ready-to-give gift options and festive snack size treats.
Offering two varieties in time for Valentine's Day.
Harbaugh wives auctioning off Skinny Cow Candy Bowls for charity
Retailer's corporate dietitian gives advice on healthy resolution keeping.
"Martin's Chips in for a Cure" program has $118,000 over three years.
Thorntons Inc. said in a Twitter posting yesterday that it has rolled out a soft-serve ice cream bar.