Snacks & Candy

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

Product’s eight flavors made with ultrafiltered milk

MINNEAPOLIS -- General Mills' Yoplait has added a new brand to its line of yogurt products. YQ by Yoplait will arrive at retailers nationwide in late June. The item has a suggested retail price of $1.49 for 5.3-ounce cups and $4.99 for 26-ounce tubs. YQ by Yoplait is made with ultrafiltered milk, a...

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The trend of more continuous snacking isn’t likely to slow down anytime, but with summer here, some consumers may be looking for lighter, better-for-you snacks.

Brought to you by Lil’ Drug Store Products. Some foods and drinks are undeniably seasonal—for instance, the pumpkin-spice latte during autumn months or minty-green milkshakes in springtime. But no matter what the season, snacking is always in—80% of consumers say they snack at least once a day,...

Clarke succeeds Radvan, who is retiring after 32 years

CHICAGO -- Andrew Clarke, chief marketing and customer officer for Mars Inc., will succeed Martin Radvan as global president of Mars Wrigley Confectionery, effective in September. Radvan is retiring after 32 years with the company. Clarke’s career began in 1996 as a store manager with British...

hispanic mother and daughter shopping

Demographic will account for more than half of U.S. population growth by 2020

chocolate chip cookies
Line extension available for a limited time this summer
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Company looks to gain traction in North America, Europe
sweetarts sour gummies
2 contests accompany the product launch
nra show

Candy and restaurant shows demonstrate growing consumer preferences

snacks and candy
National Confectioners Association honors brands in nine categories
snickers fiery
LTOs come in Espresso, Fiery and Salty & Sweet varieties

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