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French Vanilla And Caramel Bar

Milky Way Brand French Vanilla and Caramel Bar combines caramel, French vanilla-flavored nougat and milk chocolate for a unique sensation. The new offering expands the brand’s reach, and invites c-store retailers to test a new flavor from a well-known brand. It’s the brand’s first new flavor offering in three years. The new Milky Way will

Seasonal candies, such as from Mars, are one way many c-stores are profiting from holidays like Valentine's Day.

Valentine’s Day Candy Sales

C-store retailers can prepare in advance for lovers and chocolate-fanatics flocking to stores Valentine’s Day to buy their family, friends and loved ones their favorite chocolate products with the help from Mars Chocolate North America. Consumers want a wide variety of choices during holidays. The company released a list of some items it plans to

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SAS Founder Turns 100

Abe Abraham, chairman of S. Abraham & Sons Inc., celebrates his 100th birthday this summer. S. Abraham & Sons Inc. (SAS) announced that its chairman, Abe Abraham, plans to celebrate his 100th birthday on Aug. 21. SAS was started by Abe’s father, Sleyman, as a small retail candy and “five and dime” store in the

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Sour Coolers Candy

WARHEADS is cooling off the summer heat with a new product: WARHEADS Sour Coolers. WARHEADS Sour Coolers are a pressed dextrose tablet with sour flavor and a key differentiator —a unique cooling effect. This convenient, small format roll pack contains 24 pieces in five assorted flavors:cherry, blue raspberry, watermelon, green apple and lemon. Consumer market

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Ice Cream Truck Tour Celebrates Milky Way Chocolate Ice Cream Bars

Milky Way kicks off summer season with ice cream bars for retailers and fans. This summer, the Milky Way brand introduced Milky Way Chocolate Ice Cream Bars, and plans to celebrate by featuring a special edition Milky Way chocolate ice cream truck. “The ice cream truck tour will help us bring the popular Milky Way

U.S. Congressman Scott Garrett (R-N.J.), Michael Rosenberg, President and CEO of The Promotion In Motion Companies Inc., and Promotion In Motion executives celebrate official opening of new corporate headquarters.

Promotion In Motion Opens New Headquarters

Promotion In Motion celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 4 at The Promotion In Motion Companies Inc. new corporate headquarters in Allendale, N. J. Congressman Scott Garrett (R-N.J.) joined Michael Rosenberg, president and CEO of Promotion In Motion Companies Inc., along with Mayor and Borough Council, Vince Barra of Allendale, N.J. to celebrate the

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2012 Candy Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

Gala event this fall to honor 12 leaders of the confectionery industry. Twelve leaders of the confectionery industry are set to be honored with induction into the National Confectionery Sales Association’s (NCSA) Candy Hall of Fame class of 2012 during a gala event scheduled for Oct. 20 in Tampa, Fla., Candy & Snack Today reported.

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Hot New Look

HOT TAMALES cinnamon-charged candy is heating things up this spring with a new look, unveiling new package graphics for the brand that consumers have loved for over 50 years. The new package graphics feature a more modern, fiercer design. While still maintaining its traditional fireball, the bold new flames highlight the heat within. The new

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Hershey To Acquire Brookside Foods

“The acquisition of Brookside is an opportunity for Hershey to expand our portfolio in this category,” says Hershey’s CEO.   The Hershey Co. has reached an agreement to purchase Brookside Foods Ltd., a privately held confectionery company based in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Brookside is a chocolate confectionery company with products based on a unique formula

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Sweetening Candy Sales

Avoiding common pitfalls and developing a merchandising plan can boost convenience store confectionery sales. By Heather Henstock, Contributing Editor. Keeping shelves full of customers’ favorite candy, gum and mint brands may seem like an obvious practice for convenience store category mangers. However, controlling out-of-stocks continues to be the top challenge for c-stores managing the candy

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Hershey’s Chocolate Flies High

Consumers at the Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning taste Hershey’s newest aerated chocolate product. The Hershey Co. has  introduced a new way to enjoy chocolate with the launch of Hershey’s Air Delight Chocolate – one of the first aerated chocolates for the company. To savor and enjoy the light and airy texture of

Candy Tax Overturned

Tuesday’s election results brought relief to Washington consumers and a hard fought victory for Washington confectioners. The citizens of Washington overturned a food and beverage tax that would have cost consumers nearly $300 million over the next three years. This was achieved through the work of a coalition of consumers, retailers and food and beverage

Hershey Wins 2nd Retailer Initiative Award

Jesus Delgado-Jenkins, (right), 7-Eleven, Inc.’s senior vice president of merchandising and logistics, presents its Retailer Initiative Award to Dave Onorato, The Hershey Company’s vice president of global convenience stores. This is the second time Hershey has won the award. 7-Eleven, Inc. has announced The Hershey Company as the recipient of the company’s 2009 Retailer Initiative

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