Snacks & Candy

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

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Snacks & Candy

Re-Imagining Category Sets

How evolving consumer preferences have opened the door to rethinking snacks and other segments

Snacks & Candy

GPM Names New Senior Category Manager for Center Store

Odom, previously with 7-Eleven, Sunoco, joins multi-branded retailer

New varieties include indulgent, healthy, plant-based, caffeine-enhanced, more

Increases a reaction to ongoing inflationary pressures, says CNN

A portion of sales will be donated to the Ryan Seacrest Foundation

Christmas treats from Sour Punch, Red Vines and more

Bakery expansion includes ‘a high-speed, modern Oreo production line’

Forbes ranking highlights candy maker’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

More than ever, consumers are choosing snacks based as much on when they eat them and the job they do, rather than simply choosing a go-to brand or flavor. Offering snacking options by time of day has become an important part of any snacking portfolio. Satisfying these new occasions requires retailers to choose between offering more brands and more options or relying on power brands to offer innovative snacking options that meet a variety of needs.

Dot’s acquisition will help manufacturer build its salty-snack portfolio

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