Snacks & Candy

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

Distributor Mix 1 Life expands into convenience channel

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Distributor Mix 1 Life has begun shipping Jim Beam snack products to all Speedway stores. The chain has more than 2,700 convenience stores in 22 states. "We are honored to partner with Speedway," said Jerry Dellaportas, CEO of Mix 1 Life, Scottsdale, Ariz. The company said it...

Snacking continues to be a popular meal-period option, and with more than three-quarters of convenience store customers visiting to buy snacks, it is crucial that retailers get it right.

Brought to you by Prairie City Bakery. Snacking continues to be a popular meal-period option, and with more than three-quarters of convenience store customers visiting to buy snacks, it is crucial that retailers get it right. So what are your customers looking for? According to Technomic’s 2016...

Nearly 95% of Americans snack at least once daily and 45% of people replace meals with snacks

Brought to you by Duke’s Smoked Meats. It’s no secret that America is a nation of snackers. Nearly 95% of Americans snack at least once daily and 45% of people admit to replacing meals with snacks. What’s more, snacking is continuing to grow. “We are becoming a nation of grazing snackers as we...

Creates Convenience and Foodservice Group president position
Wrigley and Mars see success, will expand work on Transaction Zone Vision
Company reformulates new Slim Pack
Candy manufacturer to reduce sugar by 40% without affecting the taste of chocolate
Snack maker to 'focus on core brands'.
Will overhaul media and e-commerce with goal of $1 billion in online revenue
All eyes used to be on the restaurant industry when looking for the latest food trends. But now, some experts are suggesting foodservice and retail operations scan the supermarket aisles to see how America is eating and how snacking is replacing meals altogether.

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