Campbell Completes Acquisition of Snyder’s-Lance

Campbell is integrating the Pepperidge Farm and Snyder’s-Lance portfolios to create a unified snacking organization in the U.S. called Campbell Snacks. Campbell Soup Co. has completed the acquisition of Snyder’s-Lance Inc. for $50 per share in an all-cash transaction, which represents an enterprise value of approximately $6.1 billion. “Snyder’s-Lance represents a strategic and transformative acquisition

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Tortilla Chips Spice Up Stores

Taco Bell is bringing fans the Taco Bell flavors they crave at home, on the go or when upping their chip and dip game for a party. Beginning this May, Taco Bell tortilla chips are rolling out to grocery and convenience stores. Available in Fire and Mild sauce packet flavors, as well as Classic, the […]

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Snack Bars Create Opportunity

With an increasing awareness among consumers on healthy eating, snack bars have become immensely popular, replacing chocolates, cakes and biscuits as the go-to snacks. Snack bar manufacturers are introducing the health aspect into their products via protein and fiber content. The category fared well despite the economic recession as they are considered an affordable comfort

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Nut & Seed Sales Decline

Convenience store sales of seeds, snack nuts and corn nuts generated more than $965 million in the 52 weeks ending Dec. 31, 2017, a 2.8% decline from the previous year, according to IRI scan data. Comparably, c-stores sold nearly $6 billion of salty snacks last year, a jump of 7% over 2016. “Nuts and seeds

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Mightier Meat Snacks Market

Meat snacks continue to take a healthy slice of snack sales at convenience stores, reported Mintel. That outperformance vis-a-vis other snacks has much to do with category innovation and meat snacks’ functional benefits, Mintel reported. Mintel also forecasts a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2% for meat snacks from 2016-2021. As of July 1,

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Kettle-Cooked Crisps

First created at Tyrrells Court Farm in Herefordshire, England, Tyrrells Crisps are coming Stateside to elevate the potato chip category with a crisp revolution. Made with superior, all-natural ingredients and expertly crafted seasonings that deliver an English twist on classic flavors, Tyrrells Crisps are bringing perfectly posh taste to the American chip aisle. Hand-cooked in […]

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Thick, Textured Chips

Cape Cod Potato Chips has introduced its newest line, Cape Cod Waves Potato Chips, thick-sliced, wavy-cut potato chips made with only the highest quality ingredients. Available in three crave-worthy flavors – Sea Salt, Reduced Fat Sea Salt and White Cheddar & Sour Cream, Cape Cod Waves Potato Chips have the familiar robust taste of Cape […]

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Spiced Dried Fruit

Laughing Giraffe Organics, makers of popular coconut-based Snakaroon cookies, recently introducing new Kick’n Mango and Kick’n Pineapple spiced dried fruit snacks this month at Natural Products Expo West. Laughing As the first flavors in the highly-anticipated line of dried and spiced fruits, Kick’n Mango and Kick’n Pineapple are sweet and sour treats with a subtle […]

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Salty Snacks Hold Strong

When it comes to chips and salty snacks at the nation’s convenience stores, any time is crunch time. That’s because America’s c-store customers enjoy few things more than crunching into yet another package of sodium-laced chips, pretzels, nuts and/or similar items. Category sales bear this out. According to scan data from the IRI for the

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Trail Mix Inspired Meal Bars

Kellogg’s introduces Special K Protein Trail Mix Inspired Meal Bars, available in Cherry Nut and Pretzel Cashew varieties. As the lines between snacking and mealtime continue to blur, Special K, is constantly innovating to meet the needs of active, all-day snackers. Special K Protein Trail Mix Inspired Meal Bars in Cherry Nut and Pretzel Cashew […]

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Spring LTOs

Tastykake’s new limited-edition Spring offerings, available now through June 2, include three delicious options: Lemon Mini Donuts, Peach Cobbler Mini Donuts and Strawberries and Créme Glazed Pies. Lemon Mini Donuts feature a lemon-flavored cake donut dusted with a powdered sugar coating. Available in two-ounce packs of six donuts, they have an estimated retail price of […]

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Kid-Friendly Puffs

SkinnyPop, the popcorn of choice for better-for-you snackers across the country, is introducing a lineup of kid-focused Puffs. Because SkinnyPop Puffs are made from 100% SkinnyPop Popcorn (no rice, cornmeal or filler), kids love the taste and moms appreciate the simple ingredient list. This wholesome and playful snack is baked (not fried), low in sugar, […]

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Caffeinated Gummies

HVMN is a Silicon Valley-based company who manufactures the world’s first chewable coffee product, GO CUBES: Portable, delicious energy on the go! HVMN’s GO CUBES have been a huge hit, being featured on Shark Tank and various media outlets. GO CUBES are caffeinated gummies that will add true innovation to your energy set. They are […]

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Caramel and Chocolate-Caramel Stroopwafels

Daelmans is expanding distribution for its Jumbo Stroopwafel Duo Packs in c-stores across the country, in conjunction with The Brand Passport Inc., its U.S. partner in importing, distributing and brand management services. The Caramel and new Chocolate-Caramel Duo Packs, each containing two jumbo stroopwafels, have for years earned premium shelf positions in chains such as […]

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Ice Cream Without Compromise

Ben & Jerry’s has created Moo-phoria, a new line of light ice cream with satisfyingly euphoric flavors. Moo-phoria pints are full of all the wonderful chunks and swirls that fans adore, along with rich and creamy vanilla, chocolate, caramel and peanut butter flavors. What’s missing? Sixty to seventy percent fat and at least 35% of […]

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Baked Pork Rinds

Southern Recipe Small Batch, an authentic, handcrafted, small batch pork rind snack, plans to deliver four unique flavors and two new cooking styles, giving pork rind consumers more options and a better-for-you alternative. The line will feature Oven Baked Southern Recipe Small Batch Pork Rinds in three new flavors: Cilantro Lime, Blackberry Habanero and Smoked […]

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Organic Snack Kit

Organic Valley has introduced new Organic Valley Snack Kits — organic, better-for-you snacks with organic cheese, crackers and meat — an option that provides the only organic trifecta on the market. Available in three all-organic combinations — sharp cheddar and summer sausage; pepper jack and summer sausage; and mozzarella and roasted garlic summer sausage — […]

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Delicious Sundaes

Blue Bunny is bringing even more fun to the freezer aisle with the launch of its innovative, new ice cream line: Load’d Sundaes. The new treat offers ice cream lovers an indulgent, out-of-home ice cream sundae experience right from the freezer. Load’d Sundaes are made with premium ice cream that’s specially crafted to be soft […]

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‘No-Added-Sugar’ Dried Cranberries

Graceland Fruit is introducing an improved no-added-sugar dried cranberry for the retail consumer market. Graceland Fruit No Added Sugar Dried Cranberries provide a good source of fiber, contain no artificial sweeteners, and have 10% fewer carbohydrates and calories than those in conventional products. They also contain no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives and are non-GMO […]

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Grab ’N’ Go Sweets

Otis Spunkmeyer has introduced a new line of Grab ‘N’ Go foods, which are made with their “No Funky Stuff” promise. This means they don’t contain artificial flavoring or coloring, high fructose corn syrup or partially hydrogenated oils. Its new line of sweets is available at convenience stores nationwide and come individually packaged. The line […]

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Better-For-You Ice Cream

Three Twins Ice Cream has launched its new low-calorie ice cream line: Slim Twin. Certified USDA organic, packed with 24 grams of protein, low fat and weighing in at only 240-320 calories per pint, Slim Twin is the guilt-free ice cream we’ve all been waiting for. Unlike most low-cal ice cream brands, Slim Twin keeps […]

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Strawberry Chocolate Cookies

Pepperidge Farm has introduced its newest Milano flavor, Strawberry Chocolate. Milano cookies’ new Strawberry Chocolate flavor is the perfect indulgence to add a little sweetness to any snacking occasion from a romantic date to girls night out. The cookies feature a rich layer of dark chocolate and sweet notes of strawberry. The new flavor is […]

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Jerky in Authentic-Style Large Bag

Oberto Beef Jerky will now offer its three signature jerky flavors, Original, Teriyaki and Peppered in an authentic style nine-ounce clear bag. The jerky category has seen massive growth in packages where consumers can see the product clearly and get a strong value with a larger size. Now the jerky category will have an all-natural, […]

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Artisan Cookies

Nonni’s Foods is introducing an all-new lineup of Chocolate Chip Artisan Thin Cookies to retailers nationwide. Taking into account consumers’ evolving interests in snacks that are made with real premium ingredients, the newest addition to the Nonni’s offerings is a thin chocolate chip cookie that both tastes great and provides a better-for-you snack option. Unlike […]

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Chobani Celebrates 10 Years With Free Yogurt

The fully-integrated national campaign is the most ambitious campaign Chobani has ever created. Chobani LLC is introducing a new campaign to say thanks to all who have supported the company over the past decade, and to welcome new fans to the Chobani family. Since pioneering the Greek yogurt category 10 years ago, Chobani has made

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