Snacks & Candy
Buxton brings more than 30 years of experience to the role
ERLANGER, Ky. – Sylvia Buxton, vice president of marketing for Perfetti Van Melle North America, will succeed Mehmet Yusek as president and CEO of the company, effective Aug. 17. Yuksek announced his resignation in July and was immediately replaced by interim CEO and CFO Fred King. Buxton has more...
Category has grown 20% since 2017
ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Drinkable yogurt and yogurt smoothies are on the rise at breakfast. The items have increased 20% during the breakfast daypart over the past year, according to a new report by market research firm Packaged Facts. The report predicts that the category will increase another 13%...
Chocolate labels are most sought-after
NEW YORK -- Chocolate-craving children, rejoice: Hershey’s is the most loved snack and candy brand among parents, according to a new study from market research firm Smarty Pants LLC. The company’s annual Brand Love study explores parents’ top 25 favorite labels and why these brands are favored...
Brand Love study highlights children's favorite labels
Scores based on impression, quality, value, satisfaction, recommend and reputation
Prizes include riding with a NASCAR driver and performing at a music festival