Tag Archives: Mars Chocolate North America

Mars Chocolate North America Unveils New Products

Mars Chocolate North America announced a wide range of new products that will hit store shelves in the coming months, and two of the … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

Mars Chocolate Site in Topeka Achieves Leed Gold Certification

Mars Chocolate North America announced that its new manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED Gold certification—an internationally accepted benchmark for designing, constructing and … Continue reading

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Combos Brand Introduces New Party Bag Size Just In Time For Summer Fun

Mars Chocolate North America introduced the new Combos Party Bag, just in time for summer gatherings. The larger, 15-ounce bag is designed for consumers … Continue reading

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Mars Chocolate N.A. Expands Bites Portfolio with TWIX Bites

Offering the same caramel, crunchy cookie and milk chocolate as a full-size TWIX Bar, TWIX Bites come unwrapped and are now available nationwide at … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

NCA 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo Registration Opens to Sold Out Exhibit Hall

Registration is open for the 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo, to be held May 20-22, 2014, at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Sponsored by the National … Continue reading

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Hopped up on sweets

Retailers are using the elongated selling season to “spring”board Easter candy sales. Children across the country may be teary-eyed waiting a little longer for … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Center Store

Mars Honors Advancements in Chocolate History Research

Mars Chocolate North America announced the inaugural awarding of the Mars, Incorporated Chocolate History Grant for Research, Development and Investigative Studies to three institutions … Continue reading

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At your convenience

The National Association of Convenience Stores Expo has become a valuable show for grocers. The annual National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Expo, held … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 11 Article Archives, Upfront

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

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The sweet (savory and salty) life

Every kind of snack imaginable was on display at the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo. It ain’t just candy anymore! Visitors to the 2013 … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 07 Article Archives, Center Store

How sweet it is!

A well-merchandised candy selection can add fun and excitement to a shopping trip, plus sweet profits to the bottom line. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Center Store

A vision for 2020

Food retailing continues to undergo major changes. Some of the industry’s top executives offer insights and opportunities. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Perfect pairings

Suppliers and retailers partner on cross-merchandising programs to build sales and foster loyalty. When it comes to building relationships and boosting market basket rings, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 08 Article Archives, Center Store

Happy Holidays

Seasonal offerings along with other new and unique items are bringing extra sweetness to the candy aisle. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Center Store

Ice cream social

The summer months provide retailers with ample opportunity to promote and sell frozen treats. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Center Store

Sweet sixteen

The Sweets & Snacks Expo celebrated a key milestone with record-setting attendance. This year’s Sweets & Snacks Expo, sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Center Store

Food Forum: Increase the power of the candy aisle

Clearing up the chaos and having an efficient assortment are just some ways to boost candy sales. By Timothy LeBel In these uncertain economic … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 12 Article Archives, Columns

Sticky & sweet

From health-conscious chocolate bars to salty energy snacks, there was something for everyone at the 2011 Sweets & Snacks Expo. By Elizabeth Louise Hatt … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 07 Article Archives, Center Store