Snacks & Candy

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

New cases reduce labor time, environmental impact

HERSHEY, Pa. -- The Hershey Co. is introducing redesigned packaging for its chocolate brands with simplicity and sustainability in mind. According to a report on FoodNavigator-USA.com, the new display-ready cases are intended to be simpler and easier to ship and set up in the store, said Greg...

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dried fruit and nuts

Not only are consumers accepting of natural, better-for-you snacks in convenience stores, they’re expecting them.

Brought to you by Lil' Drug Store Products. Not only are consumers accepting of natural, better-for-you snacks in convenience stores, they’re expecting them. Sales of natural snack products have grown by $63 billion in the past 10 years. And in c-stores in particular, those numbers are up 14%, more...

Otis Spunkmeyer
Snack brand launches No Funky Stuff line for c-stores
Nestle candy bars
Chocolate giant will explore strategic options for U.S. confectionery business, including potential sale

Extension should minimize transition period during which consumers will see both old and new versions of label in marketplace

shopper searching for snacks
A growing number of c-store shoppers would like “better for you” snacks to be more than just an afterthought.
Woman deciding

Where the c-store customer might go first for that sweet, meat or salty snack.

Granola bars

Here's how meat snacks, trail mix and more are expected to perform between now and 2025

Tillamook Country Smoker
Deal boosts the private-equity group's snack portfolio.

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