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Snacks & Candy

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

'4th Type' of Chocolate Comes to North America

Confectioner Barry Callebaut working with FDA to test-market ruby

Comes in Watermelon, Mucho Mango and Fruit Punch flavors

'School snacks' emerges as a go-to segment

Head winds expected from Amazon, e-commerce

Chocolate sweets show signs of growth

In the past, these items were viewed by some as a lower-quality food offering, but that has changed. Grab-and-go food items today are well accepted and can be found anywhere from upscale hotel lobbies to convenience stores to schools and universities.

Part of new marketing campaign that aims to introduce the candy to Gen Z consumers

Variety contains Grapefruit, Lemon and Watermelon flavors

Will be sold in a refrigerated set that includes P3 and Cracker Barrel snacking cheese