Snacks & Candy

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

How a busy year of consolidation is affecting the c-store snack and candy set

Some unique tactics to boost movement in the confectionary set

Which subcategories are outpacing the rest?

NEW YORK -- Nearly all U.S. households (98%) purchased individually packaged snacks at least once in 2017, and the annual household spending on these items grew 1.1% compared to last year, according to a recent study by New York-based Nielsen . Per the report, today’s average on-the-go household...

Mars HQ
Partnership expands Mars' reach in the growing healthy snacks category.
Utz Foods
Deal combines better-for-you reputation with strong foothold in traditional snacks .
Jack Link's Beef Jerky
Inside the meat-snacks maker's tribute to tradition and innovation.
Mondelez products
President, sales execs tasked with continuing the upward trajectory for the global snacking giant

Many retailers are still getting used to the idea of BFY snacks in a c-store setting

Ferrero Rocher
Owner of Nutella, Kinder and Tic Tac brands acquires manufacturer of Trolli gummy candy and Black Forest Organic
Third-quarter revenue increased 1.3% despite 3.4% drop in beverage volume