Torie & Howard Launches Enhanced Website

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New Milford, CT — Designed to enhance consumer engagement and build brand loyalty, Torie & Howard, Inc. has revealed an updated website at torieandhoward.com, according to the organic candymaker. In addition to new graphics and bold colors that reflect the company’s prominent fruit elements, the ...
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After Two-Year Hiatus, Necco Wafers Return

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Bryan, OH — Spangler Candy Co. is preparing to relaunch Necco Wafers at retail two years after the candymaker saved the brand following the New England Confectionery Co.’s bankruptcy, the company reports. The line will roll out in the drug channel, with more retailers ... Read More »

MoonPie Brand Leveraged In Latest G Fuel Energy Drink

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New York — Chattanooga Bakery, Inc. is lending its MoonPie brand to G Fuel LLC’s latest energy drink powder offering, the candymaker reports. Launching next month, the MoonPie powder is sugarfree and contains antioxidants from 19 fruit extracts, 10 calories and 140 milligrams of ... Read More »

11 Industry Leaders Slated For Candy Hall Of Fame Induction

Cleveland — The Candy Hall of Fame Class of 2020 inductees are: Michelle Frame, Victus Ars; Pam Gesford, The Hershey Co.; Deb Grenon, My Favorite Company, Inc.; Forrest Mars, Jr., Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S. LLC (posthumous); Barry Phillips, SpartanNash Co.; Kurt Rosenberg, The Promotion In ... Read More »

Nielsen Outlines Scenarios Beyond COVID-19: Rebound, Reboot, Reinvent

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New York — The Nielsen Company (US), LLC has identified three distinct time horizons for global market regeneration beyond the COVID-19 global health emergency and attached likely scenarios to each. The three-tiered framework identifies the conditions for businesses to Rebound, Reboot or Reinvent as ... Read More »

Sanders Candy Partners With Local Radio Station To Support Heroes Initiative

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Clinton Township, MI — Sanders and Morley Candy has partnered with Detroit-based radio station WJR to recognize the efforts of front line workers in the fight against COVID-19. As part of the WJR Heroes Initiative, which highlights stories of support and gratitude for those ... Read More »

Mondelez’s Chips Ahoy, Sour Patch Kids Hosting Virtual Prom

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East Hanover, NJ — Mondelez International, Inc. is again teaming its Chips Ahoy and Sour Patch Kids brands, along with DJ Steve Aoki, for the Sweetest Prom Ever virtual event and sweepstakes, according to the CPG manufacturer. The virtual prom will take place on ... Read More »

Glanbia Offers Insights Into Food Industry Trends

Chicago — Trends matter, according to Glanbia Nutritionals, if product developers understand them. The ingredient company notes the information can be used to develop strategies that align with consumers’ current interests as well as emerging opportunities. The company recently released “a close look through the ... Read More »

MadeGood Moments Program To Ease COVID-19 Stress Gives Away $500 A Day In May

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Toronto — Riverside Natural Foods Ltd. is increasing its MadeGood Moments charitable campaign during the month of May. According to the company, which owns the MadeGood Foods brand, the program is designed to spread positivity and encourage parents, families and anyone currently staying at home ... Read More »

AAK Names Estrup President For Asian Operations

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Karlshamn, Sweden — AAK AB is appointing Sten Estrup president for its Asian operations. He will also join the supplier’s executive committee and be based out of its Singapore office. He succeeds Torben Friis Lange, who is pursing a career outside of AAK after ... Read More »

Chickpea Snack Making Process Recognized With Innovation Award

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New York — Antithesis Foods, Inc., maker of Grabanzos chocolate-covered chickpeas, took second place for its unique manufacturing process in the Rabobank Group and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) fifth annual Food & Agribusiness Innovation Prize. Top honors went to motorCortex for developing an ... Read More »

Mondelez On Track To Hit 2025 Sustainability Goals

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Chicago — With 63 percent of its volume for chocolate sourced through its Cocoa Life program, and 65 percent of wheat coming from the Harmony Wheat project, Mondelez International, Inc. reports it is well on its way to achieving its 2025 sustainability targets. The ... Read More »

Latest edition of Candy & Snack Today

Candy & Snack TODAY — May/June 2020

In This Issue: Discover game-changing innovations from candy and snack manufacturers with our robust Sweets & Snacks On Demand coverage, as well as products in the works for Easter and Valentine’s Day 2021. Contributed pieces detail the power of collaboration as well as how COVID-19 is impacting click-and-collect retailing. Additionally, The Hershey Co. shares the latest in category management best practices and leading hard candy manufacturers reveal where the classic sector is heading.

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