Snacks & Candy

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

Mars Wrigley Offers 2019 C-Store Shelving Guidelines

Includes tips on how to lure consumers into candy aisles

Snacks & Candy

Spangler Acquires Necco Wafers, Sweethearts

Deal was candy company's second go at New England Confectionery Co.

690 pounds of the product removed from shelves; no illnesses have been reported

Generation craves chocolate and chip brands more so than others

Collaborative work space will provide shopper insights, snacking expertise to retail customers

Chips sit on the throne; pork rinds, cheese snacks on the rise

Communication, honesty and awareness are crucial

Frito-Lay varieties remain on top 

Chocolate manufacturer will pay $420 million to B&G Foods

Fate of candy brand has been uncertain since owner declared bankruptcy