May 19, 2011

A chocolatier has brought its gourmet chocolates to the Midwest.

May 18, 2011

Sunstar Americas announced the recent introduction of its newest entries into the flosser category: Gum Eez-Thru flossers with vitamin E and fluoride, and Gum Eez-Thru mint flossers in a new value size.

May 12, 2011

Talenti has expanded its lineup of gelato flavors and has updated its product packaging with recyclable screw–on lids for all flavors.

May 2, 2011

Skinny Cow is introducing new sweet treats.

May 2, 2011

SnackWell's has overhauled its line of products for women with new portioned, indulgent snacks.

April 18, 2011

Rite Aid is showcasing new candy varieties for last-minute Easter shoppers, the pharmacy retailer said Monday.

April 7, 2011

Wrigley is packing a new type of gum in its "down under" market.

March 29, 2011

Kudos is rolling out a new and improved line of granola bars this May.

March 23, 2011

Indie Candy is taking on Easter with its new allergen-free Easter candy line.

March 8, 2011

Looking to reach marshmallow chick fans everywhere, Peeps has launched an online store where consumers can purchase its signature candies and merchandise.

March 4, 2011

NORTHFIELD, Ill. — The active gum category has a new functional addition. Kraft Foods recently introduced Stride Spark, a gum that contains vitamins B6 and B12, two essential nutrients known for helping to release energy in the body.

Manufacturers have been boosting new gum flavors with vitamins and supplements in an effort to help consumers meet their daily nutritional requirements and keep the category exciting. The strategy has worked — gum has seen steady growth over the past few years, outpacing many other confection segments.

February 22, 2011

As the holiday season comes to a close, Mars Chocolate North America already is unveiling its winter holiday offerings for 2011.

February 22, 2011

Peeps are diving into chocolate for the Easter holiday.

February 1, 2011

New twists on classic candy brands helped propel dollar sales in the chocolate candy segment ahead nearly 10%. An increase in prices contributed to the dollar sales gain, but a big boost came from line extensions and limited-edition flavors.

February 1, 2011

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — Mars Chocolate North America has added a new product to the Snickers portfolio. Snickers Peanut Butter Squared adds peanut butter to the classic Snickers combination of peanuts, caramel, nougat and milk chocolate. The candy is the top-testing new bar launch for Mars in the last three years.


Each 1.78-oz. single pack includes two square-shaped bars and carries a suggested retail price of 89 cents. The bars also are available in fun-size bags in two sizes: 11.5 oz. and 21.5 oz.


February 1, 2011


Continued product innovation in the sugarless gum segment helped push dollar sales ahead nearly 5% for the 12 weeks ended Nov. 28, 2010, according to SymphonyIRI Group.


January 24, 2011

Just Born wants fans of its Peeps, Mike and Ike, and Hot Tamales brands to feel the love this Valentine's Day.

January 20, 2011

Hershey is offering fans a new way to enjoy its iconic chocolate candies.

January 19, 2011

A gourmet candy maker has unveiled its 2011 lineup for Valentine's Day.

January 3, 2011

Mars Chocolate is pairing its classic Snickers candy with peanut butter.

January 3, 2011

Sunstar Americas, a maker of Gum and Butler brand products, is offering its Gum Soft-Picks in new 15- and 80-count packages.

December 22, 2010

Jelly Belly is offering customers a new treat at store checkouts nationwide.

November 29, 2010

Peeps is introducing its first chocolate-covered candy with a flavored marshmallow center this holiday season, the candy brand announced last week.

November 21, 2010

Jelly Belly reportedly is expanding its jelly beans offering with a decadent twist....