New York — Ferrara Candy Co., Inc.’s Black Forest Gummy Bears were named best gummy candy by the editors of PEOPLE Magazine in its Food Awards 2019. The honor comes on the heels of the gummies winning a Product of The Year Award in sugar confections earlier this year.
Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S., LLC’s M&M’s Crispy milk chocolate bars featuring mini candy-coated chocolates won in the candy bar category, while Fudge Covered Oreos from Mondelez International, Inc. were named the top new cookie, according to PEOPLE.
On the savory snack side, The Hershey Co.’s Krave Jerky Cracked Peppercorn Gourmet Beef Cuts was named top jerky, while the company’s SkinnyPop Sweet & Salty Kettle Popcorn was the top popcorn item. Frito-Lay, Inc.’s Doritos Flamin’ Hot Nacho was named best tortilla chip and Snyder’s-Lance, Inc.’s Cape Cod Waves Sea Salt were the best potato chip, according to the magazine.