Snacks & Candy

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

Tedeschi Food Shops is rolling out new Tedeschi Select snacks, the convenience retailer said on its Facebook page.

QUINCY, Mass. -- Tedeschi Food Shops is rolling out new Tedeschi Select snacks, the convenience retailer said on its Facebook page. The store-brand products include cheese puffs, crunchy cheese sticks, snack mix, potato chips, ripple chips and kettle chips. The company said the snacks would be...

Deal creates No. 2 global player in savory snack category

SAN FRANCISCO & CINCINNATI -- Diamond Foods Inc. and The Procter & Gamble Co. have announced the signing of a definitive "split-merge" agreement to merge the Pringles business into Diamond Foods in a transaction valued at $2.35 billion. Pringles will join Diamond's portfolio of brands,...

Valero Retail Holdings Inc. has announced that its Corner Store convenience locations with bakeries are now producing Whoopie Pies.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Valero Retail Holdings Inc. has announced that its Corner Store convenience locations with bakeries are now producing Whoopie Pies. These moist cakes--a cross between cake and cookie--are a Northeastern tradition and are now gaining recognition across the country. 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.
Allows consumers to create personalized packs of Extra Sugar-Free Gum
Enters exclusive negotiations with PAI, Sodiaal for yogurt brand interests
Eric Atkinson, company president, said the expansion and restructuring of the sales team allows for improved communication and better servicing of all accounts.
Senate assignment will help promote employment for Illinois candy makers

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