Snacks & Candy

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

Partners with Calbee to distribute Harvest Snaps in c-store channel

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Lil’ Drug Store Products (LDSP), a leading supplier of products to convenience stores, and snack company Calbee North America have forged an exclusive partnership in the convenience channel for Calbee’s Harvest Snaps salty-snack line. “We are thrilled to be offering Harvest...

Drug-store chain devoting more space to convenient, better-for-you snacks, foods

WOONSOCKET, R.I. -- When drug-store chain CVS stopped selling tobacco products in late 2014, it turned out to be a boon to convenience stores and other retailers of tobacco. Now CVS is following up with another initiative that might prove to be the opposite. CVS is expanding its assortment of...

Partners on consumer insights, mobile experiences, messaging

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Snack and candy maker Mondelēz International Inc. has renewed its global strategic partnership with Facebook. The companies will work together to “leverage and innovate” around consumer insights and Messenger to create mobile-first experiences between people and brands, they said...

Will help entrepreneurs in emerging CPG businesses
Snack-cake maker acquires in-store bakery company
Some varieties may contain undeclared peanut residue
Reports progress on social responsibility commitments

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Seasonal candy maker comes out of the box year round
Launching new media model to develop, monetize ads, content, games