Snacks & Candy

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

Elise Fennig

Candy group adds chief of staff, global business development, regulatory affairs VPs

WASHINGTON -- The National Confectioners Association (NCA) has announced three new additions to the organization’s executive team. Elise Fennig has been named to the newly created position of chief of staff, Karen Horan has been promoted to vice president of global business development and Laura...

James Biro

James Biro

CPG veteran was previously with Kellogg, P&G

CINCINNATI -- Global candy company Perfetti Van Melle USA has hired James Biro as its new vice president of supply chain. Biro joins PVM from The Kellogg Co., where he was multisite supply chain director. Prior to Kellogg, Biro worked extensively in operations, engineering and product launch for...

Agency seeking to redefine ‘healthy’ on food, snack labels

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing the official definition of “healthy,” last updated in the 1990s, at the urging of food companies and lawmakers, reported The Wall Street Journal . The decision to redefine the term marks a major step in the FDA’s effort to catch...

Snack-bar maker says 20-year-old labeling standards need to be updated
As consumers’ tastes change, so should the products on your shelves
Possible contamination prompts supplier’s move, which reaches 29 states
Pretzel maker using retail services provider's Print On Demand technology.
Cites allergy concerns over mispackaged rocky-road pints
C-store retailer teams up with confectioner on new sour gummis
Adds new flavors, formats, packaging