Snacks & Candy
Limited-time pastry topped with Twix bits
IRVING, Texas -- 7-Eleven is teaming up with Twix to offer a limited-time doughnut topped with candy-bar bits. The Caramel Bar Made With Twix Donut is a rectangular pastry topped with chopped Twix pieces, along with caramel icing and drizzled chocolate as an extra nod to the candy bar’s caramel-...
Retailer, beef-jerky brand expand racing footprint with Andretti deal
INDIANAPOLIS -- Beef-jerky maker Oberto has added its logo to the paint job of another race car. The company, in partnership with Circle K , sponsored Marco Andretti’s car in the Verizon IndyCar Series in Phoenix on April 29. Though Andretti finished 18th after his Honda was involved in a five-car...
Limited-edition packaging features built-in music player, playlist
PURCHASE, N.Y. -- Doritos is offering customers a snacking experience with a soundtrack. The brand has partnered with Marvel Studios to promote the movie “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” with Doritos bags that feature a built-in music player loaded with the film’s soundtrack, Billboard reported...
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