Snacks & Candy

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

Limited-edition packaging features built-in music player, playlist

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- Doritos is offering customers a snacking experience with a soundtrack. The brand has partnered with Marvel Studios to promote the movie “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” with Doritos bags that feature a built-in music player loaded with the film’s soundtrack, Billboard reported...


New survey reveals secrets behind how Americans like their pretzels

PENNSAUKEN, N.J. -- Apparently there's no one way to eat a pretzel, although the majority of Americans eat the curves first, knot last. A new survey from SuperPretzel, launched in honor of National Pretzel Day, which takes place April 26, found that two-thirds of all respondents eat the curves...

SNAP fresh and healthy food

New rules set to take effect in May

CVS healthy foods aisle

CVS, Shoppers Drug Mart roll out new ‘convenient’ designs

chocolate bar

A look at what’s driving success in the candy category, from the overall trends to the fast-growing products to the insights that may lead to future growth.

Wal-Mart Supercenter

New study measures retail giant’s performance in several areas

M&M's Ice Cream Sandwich
New product features M&M's candies.

The leading natural confection brands can help retailers capture new confection customers

Skinny Pop
SkinnyPop challenges Skinny Popcorn for trademark infringement
Skinny Pop Popcorn
Generation's emphasis on taste, ingredients helps push category into mainstream, study says.