Snacks & Candy

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

As healthy snacks go, you can’t do much better than this

Brought to you by BIGS Seeds. With more than $3.6 billion in dollar sales, nuts are among the top snacking categories in the United States. The category has seen tremendous growth over the past several years, driven by increasing consumer interest in health and wellness. In 2015, snack nuts grew 4...

Confectioner also expanding its Green & Black's products

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Mondelez is doubling down on chocolate, announcing it will bring to the United States its Milka Oreo chocolate bars that pair Oreo cookies with Milka, a chocolate bar popular in Europe. The Milka Oreo chocolate bars already are available in more than 20 countries. The move...

Four trends emerged loud and clear in candy and snacks at the McLane Trade Show: sour, chewy, organic and protein.

World Dairy Expo also awards two of the retailer's gelato flavors.
Leaders will oversee variety of snacks brands
CEO expresses disappointment but pledges to pursue acquisitions
Candy, snacks bring out traditional autumn flavors
New Hispanic ad campaign features bilingual Toomgis
Energy Bombs 'more convenient' than a drink for those on-the-go.
Pilot program at Yankee Stadium shows boost in sales of combo meals