Snacks & Candy

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

Ultimate Sales Expands to Snacks, Candy and Beverages

Part of initiative to become a one-stop shop for all c-store categories, the company says

Snacks & Candy

Plaid Pantry Adds New Snacks, Candy and Beverages

Consumer demand for healthy items sparks the move

Sweet and salty brands received help from major celebrities for their ads

Cindy Maly honored for management practices, business collaboration and merchandising strategy

Cannabidiol products that are smoked, vaped or applied as lotion may still be sold

Average consumer is expected to spend $162 this year, a 13% increase from 2018

Company's net sales totaled $2 billion, a 2.5% increase from the same period in 2017

Oinks chocolates are now available in convenience stores nationwide

Time-pressed customers are increasingly replacing meals with snacks, and are looking for something more substantial to satisfy their hunger.

Retail salty-snack sales reached $387 million the week of last year's big game, according to SNAC International