Snacks & Candy

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

10 of the 24-hour vending units to be operational by summer, more by yearend

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif. -- Gourmet cupcake chain Sprinkles has opened its first 24-hour cupcake vending machine or "ATM" at its original store in Beverly Hills, Calif., reported the LAist.com. Candace Nelson, who founded Sprinkles, told the New York Daily News that the idea for a 24-hour Sprinkles...

Mars Chocolate North America has introduced new items for the Halloween and Christmas 2012 holiday seasons.

HACKETTSTOWN , N.J. -- Mars Chocolate North America has introduced new items for the Halloween and Christmas 2012 holiday seasons. For Halloween, consumers will enjoy Mars' new flavors and shapes, as well as an expanded line of variety bags that include Mars' brands at competitive price points and...

Brand invites fans, "AmbassadOreos" worldwide to celebrate "Oreo Moment"

NORTHFIELD , Ill. -- The Oreo was born 100 years ago today, on March 6, 1912, when two decoratively embossed chocolate-flavored biscuits were combined with a creme filling. The first Oreo cookie was sold in Hoboken, N.J. In honor of this milestone, Oreo "is asking the world to put down its cell...

Nice N Easy seeking social media engagement with "bracket" promotion.
Natural snack food business expands company's natural and organic portfolio.
Photo of Thin Mints Nestle Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bar sparks online frenzy
Premium Dark Chocolate Mint joins private-label product line
Snack cup extends company's tamper-resistant, tamper-evident Safe-T-Fresh line.
Hanover, Pa., facility will meet LEED silver certification with 100% solar electricity
Salvatore Ferrara II would lead combined candy company

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