Snacks & Candy

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

Product launch exemplifies company's mission statement

KENT, Wash. -- Oberto Beef Jerky is expanding its product portfolio with the launch of Oberto Trail Mix. The new trail mix aligns with the company's mission to provide more “better for you” snacks that feature the protein of jerky, as well as capitalizing on the growth in U.S. sales for both...

Snack combines cocoa flavonols with quinoa and coconut

SEATTLE -- Theo Chocolate, a fair trade bean-to-bar chocolate maker, is launching a new line of snacks called Theo Chocolate Clusters. The bite-sized snack combines dark chocolate with whole-food ingredients and a minimum of 50 milligrams of cocoa flavonols per serving. Cocoa flavonols are...

Adds recipe videos to its own social-media food channel

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Mondelez International's launch of two new Oreo flavors comes with a new twist. The cookie brand has partnered with Jungle Creations and its social-media food channel, Twisted, to create a seven-week digital video campaign for the new flavors: mint and strawberry cheesecake...

Consumers are eating ice cream less often, but they're willing to indulge when they do

5-ounce packages may includes undeclared peanuts, wheat
Newest Grab N' Go product combines dip with Tostitos chips.
Dark chocolate, healthy ingredients spur innovation
Bare Snacks, Clif offer new product flavors
Company aims for 40% of total sales in expanded products
World Dairy Expo bestows 5 awards on the Wisconsin retailer