Snacks & Candy

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

New products meet consumer demand for healthier snacks.

30-year veteran heads North America sales; other changes announced

AUSTIN, TEXAS -- Amplify Snack Brands Inc. has named Mike DeGrace senior vice president of sales for its North America operation. DeGrace has more than 30 years of consumer packaged goods (CPG) experience, joining Amplify from Kellogg, where he was vice president of foodservice sales and vice...

Operators could stand to profit by offering healthier snack options that consumers are looking for.

Brought to you by Corazona’s Heartbar. Mintel states that convenience store foodservice sales are expected to grow exponentially to reach $30 billion by 2020—a 36% increase from 2015. This forecasted growth is the result of increased consumer demand for ready-to-eat and grab-and-go offerings. Also...

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