November 7, 2014

Extend Nutrition announced the release of its new sugar- and gluten-free protein bars, which are available in Cookies & Cream and Chocolate & Caramel varieties.

October 20, 2014

Tic Tac mints, a brand from Ferrero U.S.A., is introducing a new treat for Halloween.

October 15, 2014

Jelly Belly Candy Co. will issue the ultimate trick-or-treat challenge to fans with its BeanBoozled jelly beans, which take classic Jelly Belly bean flavors and pair them with odd-tasting lookalikes.

October 9, 2014

Bazooka Candy Brands is making its way into the gummy category. The Juicy Drop brand will expand to include Juicy Drop Gummies, which combines sour gummies with sour gel. 

October 3, 2014

Popcorn and whole grains manufacturer Popcorn, Indiana announced three new popcorn products for fall, which include Granola Popcorn Clusters, Chicago Style popcorn and a new flavor of Drizzlecorn, Dark Fudge Sea Salt Caramel. 

September 12, 2014

Justin's, a maker of nut butters and organic peanut butter cups, announced the launch of White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups.

September 10, 2014

RAP Protein Gummies brought a protein gummy product to market Wednesday. 

September 9, 2014

NatureSmart on Tuesday introduced Star Wars brand Gummy Vitamins.

August 20, 2014

Mars has appointed Jean-Christophe Flatin as president of global chocolate, effective Oct. 1. Flatin, whocurrently is global president of Royal Canin, a unit of Mars Petcare, replaces Grant F. Reid, who recently moved into the role of office of the president for Mars.

July 9, 2014

GelStat on Tuesday announced it has closed the acquisition of Mastix Medica.

June 26, 2014

Dippin' Dots, a maker of flash-frozen ice cream and frozen treats, announced that it would be expanding its product line with the introduction of Dot Monster Munch ice cream.

June 20, 2014

Mars Chocolate announced the introduction of a new Combos party bag to help usher in the summer. The 15-oz. bag is ideal for a range of activities — from family gatherings to road trips — according to the company.

June 18, 2014

Jelly Belly Candy Co. was recognized at this year's Sweets & Snacks Expo. Two of its products were included in the 45 Most Innovative New Product Awards.

May 23, 2014

Mars Chocolate has announced a slew of new products, which range from Mars Bites to Dove Whole Fruit Dipped in Dark Chocolate.

May 22, 2014

Nestlé Crunch announced that its Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars will be making a return appearance nationwide beginning in June.

May 21, 2014

Peeps & Co. announced the infusion of gourmet fudge into its products, which include Peeps, Mike and Ike, and Goldenberg's Peanut Chews. The company's retail outlet, located in Bethlehem, Pa., will feature the new fudge creations, as well as an assortment of candy, apparel and merchandise.

May 20, 2014

Hammond's Candies announced that it's adding seven new flavors to its Brittle Crisps line.

May 20, 2014

Jelly Belly Candy Co. is celebrating a milestone with a product overhaul that will both draw in consumers and drive impulse sales, the company said.

May 19, 2014

In an effort to highlight its commitment to consumer preferences and tastes, Hershey is debuting a range of innovative confections this week at the National Confectioners Association's Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago.

May 15, 2014

Retailers have been sweet on the chocolate category, but non-chocolate sales also have been strong. The National Confectioners Association forecasts that while chocolate sales were ahead 4% last year, with $4 billion growth over the next five years, a number of non-chocolate candy segments also had a boost.

May 15, 2014

Nordic Naturals introduced Vitamin C Gummies, providing 250 mg of vitamin C. With a tart tangerine flavor, Vitamin C Gummies are chewable gummy slices for kids 4 years and older.

May 15, 2014

Mars Chocolate North America is launching a number of treats for Halloween 2014. The Halloween chocolate category exceeded $1 billion in sales for the first time in 2013, with an increase of 6.4% over the previous year, according to Mars.

May 1, 2014

M&M's added two new mega-sized confections to its product mix, officially introducing what the company is heralding as "the world's biggest M&M's."

May 1, 2014

Peeps, a brand from Just Born Quality Confections, on Thursday announced the biggest new product launch in the company's 61-year history.