Snacks & Candy

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

7Rewards members receive free snack by buying 7-Select bottled beverage and scanning app

IRVING, Texas -- 7‑Eleven Inc. is giving away 1 million single-serve bags of 7-Select private-brand chips through Aug. 7. 7Rewards members can purchase any 7-Select bottled beverage and scan the 7‑Eleven mobile app to receive a free 2.25-ounce or 2.5-ounce bag of 7-Select chips at participating 7‑...

Kitchen Cravings items may contain undeclared traces of peanuts

LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Kwik Trip Inc. is recalling Kitchen Cravings Strawberry and Mixed Berry Parfaits in an 8.25-ounce cup because they may contain undeclared traces of peanuts. On July 21, the convenience-store retailer became aware of the situation and has removed all Kitchen Cravings Strawberry...

Whey protein offers sustained energy for athletes

EMERYVILLE, Calif. -- Responding to consumer requests for cleaner ingredient labels, PowerBar announced it is introducing new Clean Whey Protein Bars and Clean Whey Protein Drinks to its product line. The products feature whey protein for sustained energy, 2 grams of sugar and no artificial...

Health trend driving shift in types, flavors gaining popularity
Helped grow 'small' candy company into global corporation.
Defrauded snack maker out of $1.4 million
Will join original Peanut variety on shelves

This year’s Sweets & Snacks Expo yielded its usual bounty of trends. Here are 10 that sparked the curiosity of the CSP editors who attended.

Spices up limited-time chip rollout with travel-related prizes
Three in four Americans willing to pay extra for snacks with high-quality ingredients