Snacks & Candy

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

Promotion invites c-store customers to text-to-win

ELMHURST, Ill. -- As gymnasts fly through the air on the way to gold, so are some special packages of snacks positioned to fly off the shelves at convenience stores this month. The 2016 Summer Olympics are well underway in Rio, and Kellogg's Win Gold is a special promotion tied to the games. Other...

Our Little Rebellion line features PopCorners, two new varieties

LIBERTY, N.Y -- BFY Brands has launched Our Little Rebellion, a new line of gluten-free popped snacks that includes the established PopCorners and adds two more varieties. Our Little Rebellion debuts with new packaging to create cohesion across the three snack varieties, which are: PopCorners ...

7Rewards members receive free snack by buying 7-Select bottled beverage and scanning app

IRVING, Texas -- 7‑Eleven Inc. is giving away 1 million single-serve bags of 7-Select private-brand chips through Aug. 7. 7Rewards members can purchase any 7-Select bottled beverage and scan the 7‑Eleven mobile app to receive a free 2.25-ounce or 2.5-ounce bag of 7-Select chips at participating 7‑...

Kitchen Cravings items may contain undeclared traces of peanuts
Whey protein offers sustained energy for athletes
Health trend driving shift in types, flavors gaining popularity
Helped grow 'small' candy company into global corporation.
Defrauded snack maker out of $1.4 million
Will join original Peanut variety on shelves

This year’s Sweets & Snacks Expo yielded its usual bounty of trends. Here are 10 that sparked the curiosity of the CSP editors who attended.