Snacks & Candy

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Snacks & Candy

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Snacks & Candy

J&J Snack Foods Acquires Dippin’ Dots

Transaction price tag is $222 million

Hot innovations include flavor combinations and multi-sensory experiences

Recognizable brands can communicate quality at a glance—and with a little strategizing, retailers can leverage them to increase basket sizes, too. Cross-merchandising offers an opportunity to compound the sales-driving power of consumers’ favorite brands and can help introduce shoppers to new products they’ll come back for again and again.

Cool products available in c-stores now

There is no denying that consumers are spending more time at home since the start of the pandemic. New patterns of eating and snacking at home have taken hold. This creates an opportunity to exercise ...

Candy maker’s 5-year DEI plan is making progress

Plant-based candy is made with oatmilk, gluten-free oats

Snack now comes in Raspberry Lemonade and Tropical Fruit

Better-for-you snack company relinquishes ownership from Palladium Equity Partners

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