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Snacks & Candy

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

McKee Foods Acquires Prairie City Bakery

Will retain all of the company's employees and offices

If passed, ruling would go into effect Sept. 1

Organic net revenue increased nearly 4% to start the year

Platform will cover merchandising and shopper-experience strategies through a customized test-and-learn solution

Company expects net sales to increase 1% to 3% by the end of the year

Confectioner hires new CFO and promotes three executives

Launches augmented reality pop-up shop and database that exposes sweeteners hidden in top-selling treats

Category hit more than $820 million in total convenience-channel sales in 2018, says IRI

Minty, cheesy, chocolaty and salty options were on display