Snacks & Candy

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

Participants grew distribution and added products, staff during six-month program

NORWICH, N.Y. -- The inaugural class of Chobani’s Food Incubator program graduated this month. The six food startups selected for the six-month program achieved increased distribution and expanded product offerings. The program aims to mentor and support food entrepreneurs, with a focus on...

In a challenging year, four top companies saw brand value decline in 2016

Duke's Meat Snacks and Bigs Seeds will join portfolio already stocked by Slim Jim and David Seeds

CHICAGO -- Conagra Brands Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Thanasi Foods LLC, maker of Duke's meat snacks and Bigs seeds. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, and the transaction is still pending regulatory approval. It is expected to close this summer. Duke's is a...

Convenience-store chain teams up with Trolli on 'weird' new treats

Chocolate maker offers new varieties, spring-inspired packaging

Chips, meat snacks, oatmeal and more from the annual trade show

The company featuring more than 75 new products across all its brands at Natural Products Expo West

The 2017 spring holiday season is three weeks longer than it was last year. As a result, retailers can expect to sell 5% to 7% more chocolate.

What to stock to capture adventurous eaters between meals.
Reese's brand returns as the official confectionery partner of college basketball tournament.

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