Snacks & Candy

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

Collaboration offers benefits targeted to independent retailers

LISLE, Ill. -- Royal Buying Group Inc. and Mondelez International Inc. have joined forces to help drive brand awareness to the independent retail channel. “We’re excited to partner with top brands like Oreo, Chips Ahoy, Sour Patch Kids, Trident and many more to ensure placement of top-selling SKUs...

First lady takes on U.S. women's gymnastics team members

RIO & WASHINGTON -- As the Rio Olympics wrapped up this past week, the gold-medal-winning U.S. women's gymnastics team got a little Twitter finger-wagging from first lady Michelle Obama when Aly Raisman tweeted that her favorite "cheat meals" are french fries and chocolate ice cream. Enter...

On-site garden established on hummus maker's campus

CHESTERFIELD, Va. -- Sabra, maker of hummus dips, has launched a campaign and challenged others to join in efforts to alleviate the effects of food deserts. "Plants With a Purpose" has begun with a pilot program in the company's backyard in Richmond and Chesterfield County, Virginia. The company...

Pumpkin spice, caramel apple, carrot cake are limited-time offers
New flavor, new packaging aim to satisfy sweets craving
Oberto launches digital marketing campaign featuring Hunter Pence
Superpowered Nutrition debuts product at Wizard World Chicago
Survey shows unhealthy food purchased most at grocery stores
New study challenges 'food desert' hypothesis.