Snacks & Candy

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

Chocolate giant will explore strategic options for U.S. confectionery business, including potential sale

VEVEY, SWITZERLAND -- Nestle, the manufacturer behind core chocolate brands such as Butterfinger, Baby Ruth, Crunch, 100 Grand, Skinny Cow, Raisinets, Chunky, Oh Henry! and Sno-Caps, as well as nonchocolate brands such as SweeTarts, Laffy Taffy, Nerds, Fun Dip, Pixy Stix, Gobstopper, Bottle Caps,...

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.

Brought to you by Lil’ Drug Store Products. In the past, many convenience stores offered just a few token healthy snacks. But a growing number of c-store shoppers would like “better for you” snacks to be more than just an afterthought. According to a 2015 survey by Brandware, 75% of consumers would...

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.
Ferrero Rocher
Deal builds candy maker's U.S. product portfolio with a range of chocolate products.
Sweets & Snacks Expo

New flavor crazes and chewy innovation

Popchips
Supplier will be exclusive marketer of Popchips and Sensible Foods dried fruit
Millennials snacking

Here are five ways millennials are influencing the better-for-you snack category

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