Snacks & Candy

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

Invests in infrastructure reflecting marketplace trends

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Following the launch of Black Forest Organic gummies in 2015, Ferrara Candy Co. is expanding its line of USDA-certified organic candies with four new offerings: Fruity Chews, Sour Heads, Candy Drops and Caramel Hard Candies. “As the largest nonchocolate manufacturer in the...

Chefs develop menu for new breakfast, snack concept

NEW YORK -- On July 4, Kellogg’s opened Kellogg’s NYC, its first permanent brick-and-mortar café, which will serve dishes featuring Kellogg’s cereals combined with other ingredients. “Kellogg’s NYC will be a destination that reminds guests of home and drives new curiosity around the cereal bowl,”...

Food for conspiracy nuts or merchandising idea for c-store retailers? You decide.

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama calls himself a “night guy,” and as president, he has come to consider the long, solitary hours after dark as essential as his time in the Oval Office, according to a New York Times report. Almost every night that he is in the White House, he has dinner at 6:30...

Retailer takes action following customer complaints
Promotion sets tone for entire c-store
But could offer spark interest from others?
Snacks and candy deal will need Hershey Trust approval
Launches Biscuit Thins in three flavors
Crossmark will represent candy company in convenience channel
Partners with Calbee to distribute Harvest Snaps in c-store channel