sweet snacks

Snacks & Candy

Mars Wrigley Is Bringing M&M’s Chocolate Bars to C-Stores

Available in Peanut, Milk Chocolate, Crispy, Almond and Crispy Mint flavors

Company to also launch proprietary chips, meat snacks, nuts, trail mix in 2019

Brands have struggled with competing for resources and investments within company portfolio

Aims to capitalize on evolving consumer trends and emerging growth opportunities

Category’s c-store sales increased nearly 2% between August 2017 and August 2018

Customers must be 12 years old or younger and arrive in costume between 4 and 10 p.m.

Participants received a $100 gift card to the c-store in addition to other prizes

Panelists identify ways to improve category performance

Retailer-choice award honors most successful launches of the past year in 23 categories