Snacks & Candy

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

Rutter's Farm Stores Inc. continues to augment its food offerings with some local favorites.

YORK, Pa. -- Rutter's Farm Stores Inc. continues to augment its food offerings with some local favorites. The latest addition's are warm butter pretzels and funnel cakes. The funnel cakes are available in seven new Rutter's stores that feature the company's expanded food menu, with plans to expand...

High jinks ensue when pop culture publication sends correspondent to show

CHICAGO -- The Onion website and publication, which frequently skewers the convenience retailing industry with its faux news, went to the NACS Show this year for the "Taste Test Special Report," a real account of its A.V. Club correspondent's impressions of the NACS trade show. It's an outsider's...

Period of decline over, report shows

CHICAGO -- Snacking is a behavior that is entrenched in the daily routine of American lives, according to a recent report by market research company The NPD Group. Its report, Snacking in America 2008, shows that after experiencing a period of decline between 1996 and 2002, consumption of snacks...

Creates ribbon doughnut to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Will serve as vice president of national accounts
"A deal that even makes sense in this environment".
Hershey Co., the largest U.S. chocolate maker, rose 4.4% in New York trading after The Daily Telegraph reported that the company has been working on the possible sale of a stake to Nestle SA, said Bloomberg.
The company has been trying to revive its sales for nearly three years, amid a health craze that made its glazed doughnuts an indulgence.
Mintel finds "indulgences" still showing strong sales, even during economic downturn.
Replaces Krispy Kreme donut products

Pages