Snacks & Candy

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

Expands domestic distribution model for energy products

NAPLES, Fla. -- Hogan Energy has announced its retail distribution relationship with Nutritional Products International Inc. (NPI). World Champion Wrestler Terry Bollea, aka "Hulk Hogan," a TV personality hosting four major network series, shares his nutrition secrets to energy and wellness in his...

Ferrero introduces recyclable container for mint brand

SOMERSET, N.J. -- In an effort to markedly reduce its carbon footprint, Ferrero U.S.A. has announced the rollout of new packaging for the entire line of Tic Tac mints. The brand is now available in polypropylene packaging, a flexible material that is more readily recyclable and leaves a smaller...

2010 show will be called Sweets & Snacks Expo

CHICAGO -- Starting in 2010, the All Candy Expo will have a new name, said the National Confectioners Association (NCA). The newly rechristened 2010 Sweets & Snacks Expo will be held May 25-27, as always in Chicago. The 2009 All Candy Expo, held May 19-21, experienced 7% growth in verified...

Meat snack maker will transition to direct sales, distribution
Retailer adding new stores with new design to expand convenience, market, bakery
Mass. Div. of Standards fines retailers for in-store discrepancies
BP upgrades private-label snack without raising price; trucks tout ampm brand
2009 All Candy Expo highlights new confectionery, snack debuts
Though candy continues to perform in c-stores, study shows room for improvement
Stewart's Shops has opened its new Adirondack-style food, dairy and convenience store in Lake George, N.Y.