Snacks & Candy

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

Pressed and Healthy Grains portfolios expand in 2017

NEW YORK -- Kind began shipping new flavors in two of its lines of bars at the start of the new year. Kind Healthy Grains bars are now available in Cinnamon Oat and Double Dark Chocolate flavors. Each bar contains 5 grams of sugar, as well as a blend of oats, millet, quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat...

Hostess, Palmer Candy Co. recall holiday sweets

KANSAS CITY, Mo. and SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- The holidays were less than sweet for a couple of companies that have announced recalls of some confectionery products due to a threat of salmonella. Both companies—Hostess Brands LLC and Palmer Candy Co.—reported that the milk-powder ingredient in the...

Technomic’s most recent Convenience Store MarketBrief reveals six changing c-store snack preferences and tendencies.

New flavors available now through June .

New products meet consumer demand for healthier snacks.

30-year veteran heads North America sales; other changes announced
Operators could stand to profit by offering healthier snack options that consumers are looking for.
New line of bars and cookies are baked in-store
Bilbrey will serve on board following retirement