Snacks & Candy

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

Vows participation in Equal Pay, First Job and Fair Chance

HERSHEY, Pa. -- The Hershey Co. is supporting three major White House workforce equality initiatives, including the White House Equal Pay Pledge, First Job Compact and Fair Chance Pledge. Through participation in these initiatives, The Hershey Co. said it is reinforcing its commitment to equal pay...

Blue Bell, Nestle, Kraft and Publix each issue product recalls

Ingredient supplier says ingredient may contain listeria monocytogenes

BRENHAM, Texas -- Blue Bell Creameries is voluntarily recalling all ice-cream products that were made with a cookie-dough ingredient that may contain listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date, but Blue Bell said the recall is an "abundance of caution." Consumers should not eat...

Hershey, Mondelez mine similar territory with newest products
FDA asks public to help define terms in describing food
An on-trend, sweet or savory option for convenience stores
Candy maker combines chocolate and gum into new division
IRI looks at sales surge before holiday
Food industry veteran Elizabeth Avery named president
'Universal symbol' identifies foods that contain pot.