Snacks & Candy

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

Grapefruit, lemon and lime sticks are made with real fruit juices

IRVINE, Calif. -- Hi-Chew joins the craze for flavors that make you pucker, with new Sour Sticks in grapefruit, lemon and lime. Morinaga America Inc. is rolling out the new flavors nationally for its chewy candy, which has long been a favorite in Japan. Since Hi-Chew entered the U.S. market five...

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Popular flavors added to meet consumer trends

Pressed and Healthy Grains portfolios expand in 2017
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