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....

November 8, 2010

One of Hershey's popular mint brands is adding a powerfully cool taste experience to its...

October 17, 2010

Mars Chocolate North America is breathing new life into its Dove chocolate brand with new...

October 7, 2010

Schuster Products' newest candy received an award at ECRM's 2010 annual candy planning session....

October 5, 2010

Mars Chocolate North America is set to unveil its newest innovations in chocolate and ice...

October 4, 2010

CandyCrate.com found that kids enjoy traditional candy for the trick-or-treating season, and also found that...

September 27, 2010

Hershey is rolling out limited-edition Halloween packaging for its frightfully delicious treats, as well as...

September 26, 2010

Seasonal candy is a big part of the confectionery category, accounting for one-quarter of the...

September 21, 2010

Hero Nutritional Products on Tuesday announced the launch of "Clifford, The Big Red Dog" gummy...

September 20, 2010

Just Born's Peeps brand is offering a limited-edition treat just in time for Halloween....

September 16, 2010

Parents looking to take the fright out of shopping for Halloween candy can look no...

September 9, 2010

Mars Chocolate North America is hosting a Dove chocolate football party in New York's Times...

August 26, 2010

In October, Jelly Belly Candy will launch Sunkist Orange Slices, orange-flavored jelly candy covered with...