Snacks & Candy

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Snacks & Candy

In the Mix

Brand extensions create multiple opportunities for new trials in snacks

Snacks & Candy

Bakeshop Inspires 7-Eleven's New Chocolate-Covered Donuts

7-Eleven Inc. stores are now introducing a richer, fudgier icing for its chocolate-covered donut.

Carr, Stitzer, Bonfield step down as Kraft acquires control of confectioner

Most consumers to spend same or less for food, drinks; snacks greatest opportunity

Will not compete with Kraft for U.K. confectioner


$19.5 billion deal will create company with 40 major candy, gum brands

Has until January 23 to make offer

Rival Cadbury bid fizzles, strengthening Kraft's position

Kraft calls defense "underwhelming"

Hanigan comes to candy maker from Mars Inc.

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