Meat Snacks Meet Expectations

While traditional snacking profiles still sway the meat snack category, America’s propensity for different options is spurring more variety. By Jeffrey Steele, Contributing Editor It wasn’t that long ago that offers of meat snacks didn’t have a lot of variety to choose from—making for a category without much spice. That can make for a static

Share

Kake Chips

Snack cake brand Tastykake is introducing Kake Chips, a new product that combines the crunch of a chip with the sweetness of cake. Available in two delectable flavors, Birthday Kake and Salted Caramel, the new offering began hitting retail shelves across the country on Sept. 25. Made with zero grams of trans fat per serving, […]

Share

Nutmeg & Cinnamon

Triscuit is introducing a new, limited-edition fall flavor, Nutmeg & Cinnamon, and it’s about to give pumpkin spice a run for its money. Nutmeg & Cinnamon is bringing fall realness with a delicious and aromatic combo of warm, aromatic cinnamon, fragrant nutmeg and sugar. Pretty much autumn coziness in a box. Limited Edition Triscuit Nutmeg […]

Share

Cheese Snack Bars

Just in time for back to school, Borden Cheese has introduced an all-new line of snack bars, packed with everything a student needs to take on the school year. Available in popular flavors of Mild Cheddar, Colby Jack, Pepper Jack and Gouda, these convenient, easy-to-open snack bars make it easy to create a protein-packed lunch […]

Share

Stuffed Bread Snack

Cole’s Quality Foods Inc. has introduced Middles, a stuffed bread that combines delicious, decadent, savory, salty and sweet flavors into one revolutionary snack concept. Middles are now available in the freezer section at convenience stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $3.99 per 10.8-ounce box. Each box contains eight tasty bread bites. Inspired by […]

Share

Veggie Bars

That’s it. launched a brand extension, earlier this year called That’s it. Veggie. The company’s new product line puts vegetables front and center, delivering all-natural, plant-based protein and fiber in an on-the-go bar format. That’s it. Veggie is the third brand extension for the company, following the success of its fruit-based products, That’s it. Fruit […]

Share

Fall Donuts

Fall is right around the corner, and Tastykake is thrilled to announce the release of its limited-edition, autumn-inspired mini donuts. These delicious new treats are available now at convenience stores across the country through Nov. 18. Tastykake’s new Pumpkin Spice and Caramel Apple Mini Donuts capture the comforting fall flavors of pumpkin spice and caramel […]

Share

Veggie Snacks

Gaea, the Greek food company specializing in authentic Mediterranean products, has unveiled its new line of Veggie Snacks, the first shelf-stable, on-the-go vegetable snacks on the market. Launching in fall 2017, the new product line debuts with three savory varieties: Carrot, Cauliflower and Gherkin. Building on the healthy snacking trend and popularity of Gaea’s Olive […]

Share

Ice Cube Gum

Ice Breakers Ice Cube Gum is now available in a convenient, easy-to-open, portable 12-count blister pack, allowing consumers to enjoy the icy cooling sensation of Ice Cubes gum any place and time. The 12-cout blister packs are available in peppermint, spearmint and grape flavors for an SRP of $1.29. For More Information From Hershey’s www.hersheys.com/cstore

Share

Seasonal Flavors

Eagle Foods is launching two new, limited-time-only flavors of G.H. Cretors Popped Corn to spice things up this holiday season. Pumpkin Spice Caramel Corn and Salted Caramel Popped Corn with Pretzels will be available nationwide this fall through the end of the year, and will join Eagle Foods’ already impressive line of tasty G.H. Cretors […]

Share

Bacon & Eggs

CHEESEWICH is continuing to grow and expand its product lines to bring to market delicious grab-n-go products. CHEESEWICH has just released its newest product, Bacon & Eggs, a perfect grab-n-go snack or meal. Each 3.6-ounce package of Bacon & Eggs has two slices of turkey bacon & two hard boiled eggs vacuum sealed for freshness […]

Share

Portion-Control Snack

As better-for-you snacking surges in popularity, Blue Diamond Growers is introducing a new two-ounce snack bag to the Nut-Thins product portfolio in three varieties: Sea Salt, Cheddar Cheese and Sriracha. A crispy, crunchy baked rice cracker made with the goodness of California-grown Blue Diamond almonds, the new grab-and-go Nut-Thins are rolling out at select 7-Eleven […]

Share

Thai Sweet Chili Mix

A new bold new flavor has been added to the Kar’s Fresh Harvest line: Kar’s Thai Sweet Chili. Kar’s Thai Sweet Chili mix marries the bold heat of Thai chili peppers with the sweet surprise of pineapple, honey-sesame sticks and orange-flavored cranberries. Thai Sweet Chili mix is Available in 2.5-ounces and five-ounces with an SRP […]

Share

Pumpkin Pie LTO

Join the seasonal Pumpkin craze and delight your customers with Frosted Pumpkin Pie Pop-Tarts, available in c-stores for a limited time only. Limited-edition flavors have become an “event” with Pop-Tart fans, and the Pumpkin Pie flavor is their No. 1 seasonal favorite at retail. In fact, the buzz on this flavor starts on social media […]

Share

Wheat Snack

Kamut International’s popular Kracklin’ KAMUT wheat snack has a new package and a new home. Due to increasing demand, Big Sandy Organics, producer of the snacks, has already outgrown its first building in Big Sandy, Mont., and moved to a larger facility, also in Big Sandy. Kracklin’ KAMUT is a nutritious and delicious snack made […]

Share

Fruit Snacks

In a move consistent with its 13-year history of reinventing categories, KIND Healthy Snacks has entered the fruit snacks category with the release of KIND Fruit Bites. The product line, which contains only fruit and no added sugar, is poised to disrupt a category that, despite its name, has traditionally over-indexed on snacks filled with […]

Share

Mini Double Chocolate Cookies

General Mills Convenience is bringing another tempting flavor of soft-baked mini cookies to the pegged cookie set with new Pillsbury Mini Double Chocolate Cookies. These sweet, bite-sized cookies deliver a soft-baked texture from the popular Pillsbury Doughboy—a brand synonymous with great taste and quality. Pillsbury Mini Cookies, also available in Chocolate Chip, are exclusive to

Share

New Look

A bold new logo and packaging for COMBOS Stuffed Snacks will debut in-store beginning fall 2017. The graphics focus on food imagery to drive appetite appeal and purchase, and the simplified design as well as the use of a white background with color bands will improve findability. Millennials love the new graphics: in consumer testing,

Share

BBQ Bugles

General Mills Convenience is adding a new bold flavor to its popular line of Bugles, a top-turning, crunchy, crispy corn snack. BBQ Bugles are the latest flavor to help convenience stores maximize their salty set. BBQ is the largest salty set flavor and growing at +1.8% versus last year. Other varieties of Bugles available in […]

Share

Cheese Snacks

CHEESEWICH is launching new cheese snacks. CHEESEWICH is a Chicago-based company who launched its first products in April 2014. CHEESEWICH is two slices of cheese with one slice of salami in between. Each Cheesewich is in a 2.5-ounce vacuum-sealed package for freshness with four flavor offerings all with hard salami: Cheddar, PepperJack, ColbyJack & Provolone. […]

Share

Adventurous Flavors

Hershey’s KRAVE has introduced new flavors, including Honey Habanero Chicken Jerky and Pink Peppercorn Beef Jerky. KRAVE Honey Habanero Chicken Jerky is the first chicken jerky to be added to the KRAVE brand’s exciting and flavor-packed jerky line. It combines the heat of habaneros with the sweet finish of honey for a truly exciting taste

Share

Crunchy Crêpes

bakerly, the creators of French-inspired bakery products in the U.S., adds a twist of crunchiness and two new flavors to its happy go snacky line: the new Crunchy Crêpes with hazelnut chocolate and caramel fillings. They are the latest creations in bakerly’s snack line, which also includes traditional chocolate or strawberry-filled Crêpes, chocolate chunk Mini

Share

Celebrate NFL Traditions

Tostitos, the Official Chip and Dip of the NFL, has introduced “Lucky Bags,” which include team-inspired packaging that celebrates official traditions of NFL teams. Giving a nod to rituals and lucky charms such as the Steelers’ Terrible Towels or Seahawks’ fans raising the 12 Flag, the Lucky Bags included their team’s traditions right from the

Share

Organic Energy Bars

Skout Backcountry is launching its line of all Organic Energy Bars and Organic Pumpkin Seeds nationally this summer. Skout Organic Energy Bars are @60% Aseel dates delivering a great sweet taste (but low glycemic index) energy. The bars come in six flavors: Peruvian Chocolate, Washington Apple Cinnamon, Oregon Blueberry Almond, Peruvian Chocolate Coconut, Peruvian Chocolate

Share

Non-GMO Crackers

Known for its delicious crackers that start with three simple and authentic ingredients (wheat, oil and salt), the Triscuit brand is transitioning its entire portfolio of products to be Non-GMO Project Verified. The Non-GMO Project is the country’s leading independent verifier of non-GMO foods and the only third-party non-GMO verification system in the U.S. Triscuit

Share