Tag Archives: candy

Study: Brick-and-mortar Stores Scare up Halloween Sales

According to a survey from Retale, a location-based mobile platform, the majority of parents (83 percent) prefer to shop at brick-and-mortar retailers for Halloween … Continue reading

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Goetze’s Candy Co. launches three New Items at Sweets & Snacks Expo

Goetze’s Candy Co. announces three new items at the 2015 Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago: Caramel Creams Pop, Caramel Creams Crispy Rice & … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, Uncategorized, What's New

DeMet’s Candy Company Combines Peanuts and Caramel for New Turtles Flavor

DeMet’s Candy Company, maker of chocolate indulgences including TURTLES and FLIPZ, has introduced a new treat: TURTLES Peanut Caramel Nut Clusters. The new flavor … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with…John H. Downs Jr.

John H. Downs Jr., National Confectioners Association’s new president and CEO, provides a pulse check on how the candy industry is performing. What have you … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 03 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Larry Graham

Larry Graham, president, National Confectioners Association, says consumers’ favorite treats can be worked into a healthy diet. How is the candy industry performing during … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 02 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

Texans Taste Victory with World’s Largest Gingerbread House

They say that everything is bigger in Texas. That’s certainly true in Bryan, Texas, where the USA Traditions Club recently built the world’s largest … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Off the Shelves, Web-Exclusive Content

Sanders New “Orchard Collection” Aims to Offer Sweet Snackers A Healthy Option

Sanders new Orchard Collection is targeting consumers looking to make healthier choices even when snacking on sweets, company officials say.  When compared to leading … Continue reading

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Mars Chocolate North America Delights with New Halloween Treats

Whether you’re a mummy (mom) with a party to plan or a wizard suiting up to hand out candy on the big night, Mars … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

Unreal Debuts New Look for its Unjunked Candy

UNREAL announced that it has launched new designs for its unjunked candy packaging and retail displays. Set to roll out in retail stores nationwide, … Continue reading

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2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo

Recording-setting crowds descended on Chicago’s McCormick Place May 21-23 to attend the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo sponsored by the National Confectioners Association. Continue reading

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Company Introduces Two New Chocolate-Filled Indulgences

There’s a good reason why Americans consume 11.7 pounds of chocolate each year. Not only is it sweet and indulgent, chocolate releases chemicals in … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, Wellness, What's New

From the Publisher: Dialing in on diabetes

Diabetes has become a big concern. are grocery retailers doing enough to help shoppers look for sugar-free alternatives? The numbers are staggering. According to … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 03 Article Archives, Columns

Fans Elect New Color Mix for Special M&M’S Package

M&M’S have a colorful history that dates back more than 70 years. But never before have fans been given the opportunity to choose the … Continue reading

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Unjunking the world, one candy at a time

“To unjunk the world.” That is the mission of UNREAL, according to the company’s officials. The candy company has debuted in more than 18,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness, What's New

How sweet it is

Thanks to a plethora of better-for-you cookies, candies and other treats, consumers are quickly learning that they can have their cake and eat it … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Easter parade

An exciting array of seasonal products is helping the candy aisle spring ahead. By Richard Turcsik Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 01 Article Archives, Center Store