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Hershey focuses on sugar reduction as it grows its BFY offerings
More than half of adults are looking for BFY options within the confection category, but only 10% of confection category sales come from BFY products.
Kinder brand chocolate recall linked to salmonella outbreak in Europe now expanded to Canada
Here is the updated list of products sold nationally in a variety of sizes, with best before dates ranging from June 19, 2022 to Nov. 29, 2022.
Hershey puts "SHE" at the centre of its gender-equity efforts by transforming its signature chocolate bar
Award-winning #HerSHE campaign is being activated in seven markets, including Canada.
Hershey puts "SHE" at the centre of Women's History Month in the U.S.
Limited-edition "Celebrate SHE" bars available nationwide while supplies last.
A Valentine’s Day sweet tooth could lead to a spend increase in candy: Survey
Candy, cards and food top consumers' shopping lists - is your store ready?
Regal acquires Kisko in a cool deal that includes iconic Mr. Freeze brand
This is the second notable acquisition by Regal in recent months.
Gum and mint ready for a fresh start
After a tough couple of years, the gum and mint category is poised for sales to trend upward.
BFY, your new BFF
Innovations in the better-for-you space are shaking up the beverage and confectionery categories, and driving consumers to c-stores.
Mars Canada loves Earth: Chocolate bar to be carbon neutral by 2023
Mars bars are manufactured in Newmarket, Ont.
Regal enters sweet deal to acquire Tosuta International
Both companies are significant players in the convenience and gas channel.
Yumy Bear Candy hires quality assurance expert
Better-for-you candy company gearing up for growth.
Jean-Paul Eleizegui joins Yumy Bear Goods
He is director of sales for the makers of low-sugar plant-based confectionery.
Mars Wrigley appoints Chantal Templeton as general manager for Canada
Templeton most recently served at GM of Mars Wrigley’s ice cream business in the U.S.,
NEW plant based REALFRUIT Gummies
Great tasting flavor explosion candy available from your wholesaler / distributor
KitKat to be carbon neutral by 2025
The new KitKat carbon neutral pledge complements Nestlé's ongoing efforts to reduce its environmental footprint further.
Hershey finds a new way to bring customer insights to retailers
Hershey Insights Network is a valuable tool during the pandemic.
Hershey sets ambitious sustainability goals
Initiatives to include energy efficiency, renewable energy, packaging innovations and sustainable land-use policies.
Can companies make chocolate more sustainable? One researcher is trying to find out
Sophia Carodenuto is looking for ways to make food more sustainable in an unusual place: The business practices used by the companies who control the world's chocolate trade.
From nostalgic classics to new innovations, candy is getting a new lease on life during the pandemicIf you’ve found yourself indulging in sweet treats more often over the past few months, you’re not alone.
Leading with resilience: An interview with PepsiCo Foods Canada president Cara Keating
Keating is recognized for her efforts to champion and empower women, having recently delivered the keynote at the Star Women in Convenience Awards Celebration.
Pandemic reshapes shopping for seasonal candy
84% of consumers see seasonal confectionery as a fun part of special celebrations and 78% say sharing and gifting seasonal confectionery is a great tradition.
Ferrero Canada appoints new president
Alessandro Natola is the new president of Ferrero Canada.
Three ways COVID-19 is influencing consumers' confectionery buying
The confectionery industry is facing a once-in-a-lifetime period of uncertainty, as it is not immune to the pressures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Premium-style chocolate is helping give confectionery chocolate sales a boost
Who doesn’t love chocolate?
Sweet strategies to drive seasonal candy sales
The holiday season is in full swing and these seasonal insights can help convenience store retailers increase product sales.
Chocolate satisfies with a balance of trend and tradition
Drive sales and satisfy customers’ desire for new experiences by mixing chocolate delights with other snacks, such as pretzels, popcorn and nuts.