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Snacks & Candy

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

Cumberland Farms Debuts Private-Label Treats for 80th Birthday

Items include Premium Cookie Bites, Whoopie Pies, Premium Chocolate Bars and ice cream.

Snacks & Candy

7-Eleven Debuts Optimum Nutrition Protein Snacks

Includes brand’s Cake Bites, Almonds and Crisp Bars

More than 230 bags contained undeclared milk ingredients

Part of initiative to become a one-stop shop for all c-store categories, the company says

Consumer demand for healthy items sparks the move

Sweet and salty brands received help from major celebrities for their ads

Cindy Maly honored for management practices, business collaboration and merchandising strategy

Cannabidiol products that are smoked, vaped or applied as lotion may still be sold

Average consumer is expected to spend $162 this year, a 13% increase from 2018

Company's net sales totaled $2 billion, a 2.5% increase from the same period in 2017