June 28, 2012

Jelly Belly has unveiled a new line created under license from Sunkist Growers.

June 21, 2012

Gummy vitamins are not just for kids anymore. With baby boomers entering their golden years, it won’t be pill phobia that will drive 
supplement-seeking seniors in search of gummy vites as much as it may be pill fatigue.

April 12, 2012

Nutrition bar company Forward Foods on Thursday announced the addition of the Detour Lean Muscle cookies n' cream flavor to its existing line of protein bars.

March 8, 2012

Jelly Belly has expanded its Gummi Pet line with a new addition.

March 6, 2012

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

February 17, 2012

Mars is extending its popular Dove brand with its new chocolate-covered raisins and peanuts mix.

February 16, 2012

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

January 26, 2012

Clover Labs, based in Fairview, Tenn., last week announced a new delivery system format — peppermint-flavored gum — for an intimacy supplement presented at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS conference.

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 24, 2012

Peeps is embracing Valentine's Day with new Peeps marshmallow chicks.

January 16, 2012

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

December 2, 2011

Nestlé Crunch has unveiled a limited-edition chocolate bar that will be available this holiday season.

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

Extra has boosted its lineup of Dessert Delights chewing gum with a new addition that was selected by Facebook fans.

November 11, 2011

There is "fair evidence" to support the use of xylitol, a natural sweetener used in gums and mints, to prevent inner ear infections in healthy children, according to a new evidence review.

November 1, 2011

YummyEarth has expanded its lineup of organic candy to include sour jelly beans.

October 25, 2011

Healthy Food Brands has introduced a new line of fruit snacks and gummies based on a popular Internet game.

October 24, 2011

Certain chewing gum companies are introducing smaller packs that will carry a lower price tag, according to a new report.

September 19, 2011

Peeps has crafted a treat in time for Halloween.

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 10, 2011

On behalf of its Combos brand, which serves as a sponsor of the Boston Red Sox, Mars Chocolate North America executive Tim LeBel threw the ceremonial first pitch at the Red Sox game last week to benefit two charitable causes.

July 22, 2011

Perrigo on Thursday announced that it has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration to market a cinnamon-flavored, over-the-counter coated nicotine polacrilex gum USP in 2-mg and 4-mg strengths.

July 5, 2011

Perhaps the most exciting recent development in the multivitamin segment is the success of gummy vitamins. Data from SymphonyIRI show that, while teen and infant vitamin sales are in decline, gummy vitamins for adults are driving growth within the category.


June 22, 2011

Post Foods has expanded its Pebbles cereal lineup with a limited-edition flavor.