Snacks & Candy

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

All eyes used to be on the restaurant industry when looking for the latest food trends.

Brought to you by Mrs. Freshley's. All eyes used to be on the restaurant industry when looking for the latest food trends. But now, some experts are suggesting foodservice and retail operations scan the supermarket aisles to see how America is eating and how snacking is replacing meals altogether...

The growing trend of “snackification" is driving the demand for portable and on-the-go formats well-suited to the convenience-store retailer. Here are eight trends to...

Ben & Jerry's releases limited-edition 'flavor flip'

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Ben & Jerry's has released a limited-edition Chocolate Cherry Garcia ice cream—its third "flavor flip." The South Burlington, Vt.-based ice-cream manufacturer took the classic Cherry Garcia variety and put the cherries and chocolate chips into chocolate ice cream. "This...

Mondelez shrinks weight not price of triangle candy bar

Holiday-themed treats from Nestle, Hershey, Mars, Mondelez and Lindt 

New line debuts at convenience and grocery stores
Departing chairman leaving legacy of healthier foods
Maker of organic and sugar-free confections positioned for growth
'Iconic brand' to trade under symbol TWNK.
Private-label Gold Emblem lineup includes bold flavors, new ingredients

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