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.

December 9, 2011

Intentional Chocolate has introduced a new line of chocolate that is certified organic and uses cocoa from Rainforest Alliance farms.

November 21, 2011

Peeps has introduced chocolate dipped caramel-flavored marshmallow chicks in time for the holiday season, the company announced Monday.

November 16, 2011

Active Health Foods has launched its energy bar in the retail market.

October 27, 2011

Abbott has introduced a new line of nutrition shakes and bars for people with diabetes.

October 21, 2011

General Mills on Thursday announced a voluntary recall of a single day’s production of its chocolate-flavored Fiber One 90-calorie chewy bars because of a labeling issue.

October 20, 2011

Seasonal candy powers the category. Last year, chocolate and nonchocolate seasonal sales were strong for Valentine’s Day and Easter.

October 14, 2011

Baskin-Robbins on Friday announced the launch of Cake Bites, a new bite-sized line of mini desserts that combine ice cream and cake in a single serving.

September 19, 2011

Peeps has crafted a treat in time for Halloween.

September 12, 2011

Consumers still have a sweet tooth despite a sour economy. U.S. confectionery sales at food, drug and mass stores continue to grow at a pace of 4.2%, outpacing overall store sales, according to data from the National Confectioners Association.


September 6, 2011

Mars Chocolate North America kicked off its 50,000 Mars Random Acts of Chocolate initiative, providing New Yorkers with free samples of the company's chocolate brands.

August 3, 2011

To celebrate the first birthday of its M&M's pretzel chocolate candies, Mars Chocolate said it is looking to break the Guinness World Record for the largest piñata.

August 2, 2011

Mars Chocolate is looking to breathe new life into the energy bar market.

July 29, 2011

Hershey has rolled out an aerated confection.

July 26, 2011

Clif Crunch and Clif Mojo on Tuesday announced the expansion of their snack bar lineups with new flavors that now are available at grocery, natural food and mass merchandise stores nationwide.