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Snacks & Candy

Snacks and candy category news for the convenience-store retail industry
Snacks & Candy

Mars Rebrands American Heritage Chocolate Line

Features new chocolate recipe, updated packaging and redesigned website

Snacks & Candy

3 Snacking Insights C-Store Owners Should Be Aware Of

More than half of all consumers snack in the afternoon

Product found with undeclared traces of milk ingredients

Snacking net sales increased 3%, bringing the segment’s growth to 5% for the year

Follows wholesome-brand acquisitions of Bare Snacks and KeVita beverages earlier this year

Aims to capitalize on evolving consumer trends and emerging growth opportunities

Category’s c-store sales increased nearly 2% between August 2017 and August 2018

A familiar spooky treat outpaced chocolate and fruity options

Customers must be 12 years old or younger and arrive in costume between 4 and 10 p.m.

Candy, mint and gum profits have increased 2.5% since Sept. 13