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 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."

April 1, 2014

ThinSlim Foods, a specialty baker, is unveiling a new category of healthy baked goods, snacks and desserts. Consumers will be able to enjoy the products, which range from brownies to cheese pizza, with a guilt-free mentality, the company said.

March 21, 2014

Skinnygirl brand has already made its foray into several categories, including a recent line of water flavor enhancers and a partnership with SodaStream to create new flavors. Now the brand will step into the supplement category with its new Skinnygirl Supplements.

March 12, 2014

Clif Kid, a maker of organic snacks for kids, has announced the nationwide availability of the newest addition to the Clif Kid Zbar line — Zbar Protein.

January 30, 2014

The Promotion in Motion Cos. announced the launch of Welch's PB&J Snacks, which combine the tastes of peanut butter and jelly in one treat.

December 18, 2013

For peanut butter cup lovers, the New Year will mark not only a fresh start but also a chance to dig into Butterfinger's newest confection.

October 17, 2013

Nestle is planning to launch a cup version of its popular Butterfinger candy bar next year, the company said.

October 3, 2013

Hershey is releasing small-sized versions of several candy brands in time for Halloween, the chocolate maker said.

September 10, 2013

Jif Peanut Butter announced on Tuesday a new whipped flavor innovation to add to its line of peanut butter products.

August 14, 2013

Pure Protein, manufacturers of protein products, introduced a new protein bar the company hailed as unlike any other protein bar, with the introduction of Soft Baked Bars.

May 13, 2013

Pop-Tarts has "Gone Nutty" with the newest addition to its line of breakfast pastries launching two new varieties of peanut butter-filled items after high customer demand.

February 1, 2013

Unilever has mostly completed its sale of the Skippy peanut butter brand to Hormel Foods, the company said.

January 4, 2013

Hormel Foods announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Skippy peanut butter business from Unilever United States, of Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

November 29, 2012

Kellogg announced a lineup of innovative additions to its most successful brands for 2013, featuring new flavors and healthier options for snacking.


November 13, 2012

Quest Nutrition on Tuesday launched Quest Cravings Peanut Butter Cups, a high-protein chocolate candy with 20 g of protein per serving.

November 5, 2012

Mars Chocolate has unveiled its Easter 2013 lineup.

October 15, 2012

Now you can have your cake and eat it with candy, too. Tastycake and Hershey's have teamed up to create Kandy Bar Kakes — part perfectly baked cake and part candy, made with quality ingredients.

October 9, 2012

Planters NUT-rition brand has entered the peanut butter category.

October 8, 2012

Mars Chocolate already may have unveiled its lineup of new treats for Halloween, Valentine's Day, as well as the winter holiday season, but the company announced that it is adding new items to its Easter 2013 lineup.

September 21, 2012

WowButter Foods has introduced a peanut butter replacement.

September 6, 2012

Popcorn, Indiana is sweetening up the snacks aisle.

August 29, 2012

Planters has re-entered the peanut butter business.

January 25, 2012

Cheerios is extending its multigrain cereal line for the first time.