July 5, 2012

Emerging biotech company Theodent has received the Red Dot International design award for the innovative product design of its “chocolate toothpaste.”

June 24, 2012

Fresh is driving new trips to drug stores — there is no denying. But, in general, drug stores have been good at creating more reasons to shop their stores. DSN identified a few hot consumables and GM products that are likely to help grow impulse purchases.

June 21, 2012

Ben & Jerry's is looking to sweeten up summer with the launch of new Greek frozen yogurt and a new chocolate flavor.

June 7, 2012

Mars Chocolate is bringing a new treat to the frozen food aisle.

June 5, 2012

Clif Bar has expanded its Zbar Crispy line with a new cookies 'n cream flavor.

June 4, 2012

The U.S. chocolate market continues to grow, according to a new Packaged Facts report.

May 31, 2012

Mars Chocolate said it has made "significant progress" towards fulfilling its pledge to purchase its entire cocoa supply from certified sustainable sources by 2020.

May 22, 2012

Shamrock Farms on Monday announced the launch of Rockin' Refuel Muscle Builder — a protein beverage made with real milk designed to be low in carbs and high in protein — through GNC locations.

May 11, 2012

Mars Chocolate this week showcased some of its soon-to-be-launched confections and snacks at the National Confectioners Association's Sweets and Snacks Show.

May 9, 2012

An aerodynamic chocolate product, invented by Harvard professor David Edwards, has made its U.S. debut.

April 24, 2012

Talenti Gelato e Sorbetto are introducing five new flavors to its line of all-natural gelatos.

March 26, 2012

Kraft’s new MilkBite milk and granola bars address the “better-for-you” snack segment by combining real milk, whole grain granola and other tasty ingredients in one convenient treat.

March 16, 2012

Nestlé is rolling out new seasonal candy offerings for spring.

March 8, 2012

M&M’s brand has introduced 8-oz. standup pouches for two new flavors (mint dark chocolate and raspberry dark chocolate), as well as classic M&M’s. The suggested retail price is $2.99. 


March 6, 2012

Endangered Species Chocolate has updated the packaging for its products.

March 6, 2012

Mars Chocolate is getting ready for the holiday season by unveiling its new offerings for winter 2012.

February 16, 2012

Mars Chocolate is putting its candy bars on a diet, according to published reports.

February 13, 2012

Kraft Foods is bringing a new snack to the refrigerated dairy aisle.

January 25, 2012

Candy is a powerhouse category for the drug channel. Candy and gum represent more than 6% of center-store sales, according to the National Confectioners Association, and contribute $3 billion annually to the channel.

January 16, 2012

Dove is pairing its chocolate with a new bite-sized candy that combines taste and texture.

January 16, 2012

Jelly Belly is expanding its Chocolate Dips line to include a new sweet flavor.

January 13, 2012

In an effort to help consumers keep their New Year's resolutions, Mars Chocolate North America said its Dove Dark Chocolate brand has partnered with celebrity chef Claire Robinson.

January 12, 2012

Active Health Foods has introduced an energy bar designed for dialysis patients.

January 3, 2012

Seattle Chocolates has rolled out two chocolate bars designed to sweeten up Valentine's Day.