The confectioner anchored its showcase at the National Association of Confectioners (NACS) show with Trolli Crunchy Crawlers, complemented by innovations for SweeTarts, Laffy Taffy, Now and Later, and Fun Dip.
Brands looking to capitalize on the ‘permissible indulgence’ trend have turned to the candy aisle for inspiration. Catch a glimpse of what we saw at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) annual show in Atlanta, October 1-4.
The 105-year-old confectioner revamped its image earlier this year to capitalize on key natural trends, transitioning to recyclable plastic for its iconic licorice jar and joining two sustainability initiatives.
The six-year-old company had landed $35m in funding as recently as 2017, but it said a challenging retail environment led to this financial pitfall. Six of its more than two dozen stores will close immediately.
We spoke with the Chicago-based ingredient company at IBIE 2019 about how its non-digestible, essentially calorie-free ‘rare sugar’ can change the better-for-you and functional side of chocolate and candy.
A California court has granted a request from Mondelēz Canada to compel Facebook and Google to release information associated with Instagram and Gmail accounts of a company selling THC-infused gummies under the STONEY PATCH brand.
Global demand for foods containing hemp or CBD is expanding and levels of innovation in the European region have been ‘dynamic’. However, the future of the market hangs in the balance as regulators consider whether Cannabis sativa L. (industrial hemp)...
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While imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, ripping off a beloved children’s candy brand (SOUR PATCH Kids) in order to sell THC-infused gummies is no laughing matter, says Mondeléz Canada in a trademark infringement lawsuit against edibles...