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Snacks & Candy

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

PepsiCo Acquires Health Warrior, Expands Healthy Snacking Segment

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

Snacks & Candy

Mondelez Unveils New Snacking Innovation Hub

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

Chocolate companies continue to please customers

Innovation Lab creation contains rescued vegetable puree and spent malted barley

Available in Real Butter, Sea Salt and Lightly Sweet Kettle Corn flavors

Promoting nonbeef options such as elk, buffalo and mushroom may help