Snacks & Candy

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

Match-Ems come in eight fruit-based, mix-and-match flavors

NEW YORK -- Bazooka Candy Brands has debuted Match-Ems, a line of fruit-flavored gummy treats, at convenience stores, grocery stores and other retailers nationwide. The gummies come in eight flavors: Sour Blue Raspberry, Sour Green Apple, Sour Watermelon, Banana, Cherry, Pear, Orange and Strawberry...

Rollout continues busy year of new ice-cream launches

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Ben & Jerry’s revealed a new flavor through a Facebook Live video March 15, giving consumers "s’more" treats to indulge in. Its new Gimme S’more variety—not to be confused with its longtime S’mores flavor—is available in pints at retailers nationwide and as a sundae...

New sweet bread comes in three flavors

IRVING, Texas -- Convenience retailer 7-Eleven Inc. has expanded its roster of Hispanic packaged bakery items with its new 7-Select private-label sweet bread. The new product comes in three flavors: Panquecitos: miniature vanilla loaf cakes Roles de Canela: cinnamon rolls with raisins Panque con...

Surge will come from population growth and increasing disposable income: report
Product available in three flavors
Product now available in more than 50,000 U.S. retail and foodservice outlets
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Resurrects its O’riginal Glazed Doughnut for the holiday
dunkin donuts
Grand prize includes chance to create doughnuts with brand’s culinary team
Candidates include Crunchy Espresso, Crunchy Raspberry and Crunchy Mint
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Coffeehouse-style treats come in two flavors