Holiday Fruit Snacks

Welch’s Fruit Snacks is preparing its latest seasonal launch—new 28-count and five-count Welch’s Fruit Snacks Christmas-themed boxes. The latest offerings now feature new custom pieces in seasonal shapes including an ornament, Christmas tree, snowman, Santa Claus and a snowflake. These festive fruit snacks are the perfect snack for parties or to gift in any stocking […]

Arctic-Themed Treats

The Sour Punch brand is introducing two new wintery, arctic-themed treats! New arctic-themed straws with four new, exciting flavors are set to deliver that signature blend of fruity sweet and sour. The arctic-themed flavors are unique fruit blends with wintery names: Frozen Flurry, Arctic Avalanche, Green Glacier and Polar Plunge. Arctic straws come in four-ounce […]

Sweetening Your Candy Sales

Despite consumer concern about eating more healthily, steadily growing candy sales show that they are still treating themselves to chocolate and non-chocolate confections on a regular basis. It makes sense, then, that strategic marketing ideas can help capture more impulse sales. By Marilyn Odesser-Torpey, Associate Editor More than nine out of 10 adults report having […]

Halloween Multipack

Torie & Howard’s new Chewie Fruities Halloween multipack is gaining placements nationwide as retailers seek organic candy for parents who increasingly want options with clean ingredients for their children and themselves. The Chewie Fruities Halloween multipack contains 20 .42-ounce packs of individually-wrapped pieces of the USDA Organic candy, which is kosher, free from major allergens, […]

NERF Novelty Items

CandyRific is introducing new NERF novelty items thanks to a new license with Hasbro Inc. and its foam-based NERF toy brand. CandyRific will offer three new NERF novelty items that combine novelties, candy and games, in time for the Easter 2019 holiday season, including a NERF Large Easter Egg and NERF Football and Basketball Sipper […]

New Dark Chocolate Smalls

Alter Eco, a chocolate-centric, sustainability-directed snack company that takes healthy indulgence to a whole new level, is introducing new Dark Chocolate Smalls and seasonal packaging. Dark Chocolate Smalls are available in three best-selling flavors, including Sea Salt, Burnt Caramel, Blackout, and a limited-edition holiday medley pack with all three varieties. Alter Eco will also showcase […]

Hershey Opens Mobile Customer Insights Center

The Mobile Customer Insights Center, a 53-foot tractor trailer, begins Nationwide Tour. The Hershey Co. has introduced its new 53-foot, expandable Mobile Customer Insights Center (MCIC) tractor trailer during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hershey’s headquarters. Beginning immediately, the MCIC will take Hershey’s shopper insights and snacks category expertise directly to its retail partners across the […]

Hershey Opens Mobile Customer Insights Center

The Mobile Customer Insights Center, a 53-foot tractor trailer, begins Nationwide Tour. The Hershey Co. has introduced its new 53-foot, expandable Mobile Customer Insights Center (MCIC) tractor trailer during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hershey’s headquarters. Beginning immediately, the MCIC will take Hershey’s shopper insights and snacks category expertise directly to its retail partners across the […]

Icy-Cool Flavor

Mars Wrigley Confectionery’s ORBIT gum brand has unveiled its first intense mint flavor, ORBIT Freeze Mint. Expanding upon the brand’s mint offerings, ORBIT Freeze Mint gum is packed with intense arctic freshness and an icy-cool flavor, leaving your mouth feeling clean.The launch of ORBIT Freeze Mint marks the brand’s newest product innovation since introducing ORBIT […]