Snacks & Candy

Snacks and candy category news for the convenience store retail industry.
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Little seeking a 'more relaxed lifestyle'

HERSHEY, Pa. -- Patricia Little, senior vice president and CFO of The Hershey Co., has announced her resignation from the chocolate giant. Little will retire in spring 2019, departing after four years with the company. Hershey has yet to find her replacement. “Patricia has been a critical leader at...

ben & jerrys new ceo matthew mccarthy

McCarthy's plans for company are to 'double its social impact,' triple its bottom line

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Matthew McCarthy, former vice president of Unilever, has been named CEO of Ben & Jerry’s. The consumer goods veteran succeeds former CEO Jostein Solheim, who led the ice cream brand for nearly a decade. The new CEO is placing activism at the forefront of Ben & Jerry’s: He...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Say Thank You

Part of collaboration with nonprofit Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

ERLANGER, Ky. -- Perfetti Van Melle has launched new limited-edition Mentos for its Pay It Forward Campaign, a collaboration with nonprofit Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. The Mentos are called “Say Hello” candies, with each individual mint inscribed with a greeting message, such as “High Five...

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Buxton brings more than 30 years of experience to the role
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Category has grown 20% since 2017
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Brand Love study highlights children's favorite labels

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Packaging did not list eggs in the 'contains' statement.
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