May 30, 2013

While it's tough to be an indulgent food in a health-conscious society, chocolate candy is still seeing growth in a few key segments. While the category is finding its balance between satisfying a loyal base of consumers looking for a guilty pleasure and an increased national focus on healthy eating, new segments are emerging.

May 30, 2013

Mars Chocolate North America announced that a new M&M'S brand Chocolate Bar is in stores.

May 22, 2013

Abbott’s ZonePerfect brand this week introduced three Greek yogurt flavors to its nutrition bar family — chocolate, vanilla berry and raspberry — expanding the ZonePerfect nutrition bar offering to 27 flavors.

May 21, 2013

The Ghirardelli Chocolate Co. announced the addition of Mint Cookie and Toffee Crunch, two new varieties to its line of filled chocolate flavors.

May 13, 2013

Pop-Tarts has "Gone Nutty" with the newest addition to its line of breakfast pastries launching two new varieties of peanut butter-filled items after high customer demand.

May 1, 2013

Mars Chocolate, the makers of Snickers brand candy, announced today that the company is teaming up with jockey Rosie Napravnik as she attempts to make history in this weekend's Kentucky Derby race.

April 29, 2013

Praim Group, a food licensing, marketing and distribution company, announced its agreement to create and distribute a line of all-natural chocolate bars featuring Where's Waldo?

April 12, 2013

Mars Chocolate North America offered Drug Store News a sneak-peek at the company's anticipated lineup for Valentine's Day 2014. The company plans a robust line of products with plenty of new items for retail shelves.

March 19, 2013

Healthy snack maker KIND has introduced two new snack bars to its lineup, Dark Chocolate Chili Almond and Maple Glazed Pecan and Sea Salt, the company announced.

March 13, 2013

Pernix Therapeutics was recently honored with a "Best Product" designation by retail buyers attending ECRM's Cough/Cold, Analgesics & Allergy EPPS here for its line of Dr. Cocoa pediatric cough-cold products.

March 8, 2013

Odwalla Bars for Kids come in three flavors: Chocolate Chip Kick, Strawberry Score and Banana Dunk.

February 20, 2013

ThinkThin announced its Crunch bars are getting a makeover with a new design and the addition of a coconut chocolate dipped mixed nuts flavor.

February 5, 2013

CVS/pharmacy is touting its stores as a "one-stop shop" for Valentine's Day shopping.

January 29, 2013

Hershey's Milk & Milkshakes on Tuesday announced the introduction of Hershey's Special Dark Chocolate Milkshake to its line of single-serve refrigerated products.

January 28, 2013

ThinkThin last week launched its ThinkThin Divine nutritional bar featuring chocolate and coconut.

January 14, 2013

The maker of Peeps marshmallow candies is introducing a new flavor for Valentine's Day.

January 14, 2013

Mars Chocolate North America launched a new integrated marketing campaign for M&M's Brands called 'Better With M.' The campaign will feature a 30-second commercial to air during the first quarter of Super Bowl XLVII.

January 9, 2013

General Mills is introducing a new cereal that it said has more fiber than any chocolate cereal.

December 7, 2012

Fans were never given the chance to choose specific color combinations for mass-produced packages — until now.

November 13, 2012

Quest Nutrition on Tuesday launched Quest Cravings Peanut Butter Cups, a high-protein chocolate candy with 20 g of protein per serving.

November 5, 2012

Mars Chocolate has unveiled its Easter 2013 lineup.

November 1, 2012

Abbott on Tuesday announced the launch of Ensure Complete in chocolate and vanilla flavors.

October 31, 2012

Kashi, a natural food and lifestyle company, announced Monday the national launch of its new Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies.

October 24, 2012

Clif Bar doesn't think energy chews should always have to be simply fruit-flavored. In a first for the predominantly fruit-flavored category, the company has introduced its Chocolate Cherry flavor to its Clif Shot Blocks line of energy chews for performance athletes.