Snacks & Candy

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

Manufacturer launches organic versions of Lay's, Tostitos, Cheetos and more

Natural products meet core SKUs in today's snack assortment

Popcorn Indiana

Company continues to expand snack portfolio

RICHFIELD, Ohio -- Eagle Foods has acquired Popcorn, Indiana, a maker of ready-to-eat (RTE) popcorn products. Eagle is known primarily for its canned-milk brands such as Eagle, Magnolia, Pet and Milnot, and the acquisition is part of an effort to expand its snack portfolio. Popcorn, Indiana joins...


In February, Nestle's CEO said it would be prepared to act if the right opportunity for mergers or acquisitions came along that made "strategic sense"

chocolate cookies
As more c-store operators discover the profit potential of a dedicated in-house bakery program, cookies are taking a bigger bite of the dessert category.
Mondelez products
Transaction is expected to close in the third quarter
J&J Snack Foods
Company adds premium bakery to its snack and beverage offerings .
Snyder's pretzels
Move is part of plan aimed at boosting operating profits
snack isle
When it comes to appealing to consumers who want a healthier snack, stocking shelves with better-for-you options can be a great way to increase sales.
Mondelez products
Snack maker names new chief executive