Snacks & Candy

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Snacks & Candy

The Return of Banana Creme Twinkies

Hostess brings original filling back by demand

Snacks & Candy

J&J Snack Foods Appoints Melchiorre as EVP

J&J Snack Foods Corp. has appointed Vincent A. Melchiorre as executive vice president of J&J Snack Foods Corp. and president of Country Home Bakers Inc.

Candy companies merge to form Simply Goodies

Retailer shifts focus to nearby facility

Merisant, maker of Equal brand sweetener, has chosen national convenience store broker TNT Marketing to represent its products to c-stores nationally.

Masterfoods USA changing name

In the Mississippi Delta, tropical fruit punch or strawberry-flavored Kool-Aid have earned valued space next to such beloved snacks as pickled eggs and pigs' feet.

Consumers' buying concerns turn outward

J&J Snack Foods Corp. has acquired the Dogsters Frozen Dog Treat's brand from CoolBrands International.

The National Confectioners Association named Tom Joyce as vice chairman of the 2007 All Candy Expo. He will serve with All Candy Expo Chairman Michael Gilmore.

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