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Podcast: NCA's Take on Snacks and Candy Trends

Carly Schildhaus discusses what's popular now, the Halloween season, National Candy Month and more

CHICAGO — In this episode of "At Your Convenience," Carly Schildhaus, senior manager of public affairs at the National Confectioners Association (NCA), Washington, D.C., discusses trends in snacks and candy with CSP Editor Rachel Gignac. 

Schildhaus talks about the intensity factor that is popular in snacks and candy as well as growth in shareable options. Additionally, Schildhaus sheds light on rumors regarding Halloween candy shortages.

She also discusses the benefits of participating in National Candy Month and offers suggestions on how retailers can get started.

“At Your Convenience” brings industry experts and analysts together with CSP editors to discuss the latest in c-store news and trends. From mergers and acquisitions to foodservice and technology, the podcast delivers the story straight to listeners in short-format episodes, perfect for the morning commute or a quick break at the office.

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