Snacks & Candy

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

Jack Link’s is bringing Workin’ Out With Sasquatch back in funny new ad spots

MINONG, Wis. -- Jack Link’s released a new Workin’ Out With Sasquatch marketing campaign. But unlike past campaigns that featured football stars Clay Matthews and Odell Beckham Jr., the new series of ads stars basketball player Karl-Anthony Towns (KAT). The ad spots will run on TV networks like TNT...

Manufacturers, small businesses will need to update Nutrition Facts

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- With convenience-store customers paying more attention to what goes into their food, news of a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandate to improve the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods and beverages seems like a natural progression of things. The new and improved...

Snacks roll out at Arizona-based manufacturer and distributor

The acquisition will help accelerate sales of the growing snacks brand

The 10 best-selling snacks on today

The global hazelnut market will grow to $12.7 billion by the end of 2026

The company's senior category manager talks changing seasons and private label.
Line of savory crackers, crisps and bars is due to hit shelves by July 2017

Suppliers showcased new line extensions and flavors in the candy category during the Convenience Distribution Association’s Marketplace event in Orlando last week.

Products showcased at CDA Marketplace in Orlando now available in more flavors, sizes