Snacks & Candy

Snacks and candy category news for the convenience store retail industry.
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Candy and snack maker agreed to purchase B&G Foods in September for $420 million

HERSHEY, Pa., and PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- The Hershey Co. has finalized its acquisition of Pirate Brands , the maker of Pirate’s Booty, from holding company B&G Foods Inc. The candy and snack maker agreed to purchase B&G Foods in September for $420 million, approximately $360 million net of tax...

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A collection of the hottest crunchy and chewy treats from the annual event

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A sneak peek at new products for 2019

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Company has removed 53.5 million kilograms of material since 2013
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Consumers are more engaged with the brands compared to last October, says YouGov
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Company looks to create new protein snacking occasions

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Sour Patch Kids Zombie candies are available exclusively at the retailer for a limited time only
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New snacks, beverages, candy, fresh foods, cigarettes and more to be unveiled during Las Vegas trade show

And what these buyouts mean for convenience-store retailers
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Snack will expand to additional c-stores after Oct. 31