Snacks & Candy

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Snacks & Candy

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Featured Retailer: Marybeth Benjamin, category manager at Dandy Mini Marts

Snacks & Candy

Bazooka Candy Brands Acquired by Private Equity Advisory Firm

Apax Partners to focus on distribution growth, product innovation, geographic expansion, strategic acquisition

Lisa Ham provides insights on taking advantage of data

Chocolate is top Halloween candy, followed by gummies and candy corn

Acquisition broadens company's snack mix and nut portfolio


Company will focus on packaging, soil regeneration, coral reef restoration, climate-smart crop production

Channel reaches $8.3 billion in sales in August, up 14.5% from a year ago

New spicy snacks include Takis Dragon Sweet Chili and Mantis Sweet Heat BBQ Dust

Strategies include variety in flavors, colors and packaging designs; baking, decorating and crafting products; eye-catching displays; and early offerings

Rationale includes expanding iconic consumer brands, accelerating convenience strategy

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