SNICKERS® TWIX® and M&M'S® Halloween variants will be available nationwide
August 2, 2022
This Halloween season, SNICKERS®, TWIX® and M&M'S® will release three products just in time for the spooky season: SNICKERS FUN SIZE® and TWIX FUN SIZE® Ghoulish Green Bars and M&M'S Mad Scientist Mix, allowing shoppers to treat themselves and others all season.
Chicago to become largest innovation hub in the world for the global snacks and treats maker
June 21, 2022
Mars Wrigley broke ground on a new, best-in-class, global research and development hub adjacent to the company's existing Global Innovation Center on Goose Island. Leaders from Mars as well as key Chicago stakeholders, including Michael Fassnacht, CEO, World Business Chicago, and Alderman Walter Burnett Jr., gathered together to commemorate the milestone for the company.
Innovative sweet treats and intense flavors lead the trend-scape in the candy and snack categories
May 25, 2022
The Sweets & Snacks Expo showcases the latest products and innovations in candy and snacks, and for the past 25 years, those products have made it onto store shelves and paved the way for groundbreaking flavor trends in the industry and beyond.
New varieties include Juicy Blood Orange, Juicy Peach and Juicy Strawberry
May 20, 2022
Each chewlet in the Infrusions Orchard Mix provides a vibrant flavor burst with each bite, leaving consumers craving the juicy new taste. This fresh, more intense flavor journey features three enhanced fruit offerings.
Sugar-Free Stickers promote adventurous eating amond kids, and feature YouTube kidfluencer Ryan Kaji
March 30, 2022
The dissolving stickers are 100% natural with a tapioca base that kids say tastes like marshmallows or cotton candy. StickyLickits do not contain sugar, additives, or allergens like soy, dairy, or peanuts.
Unique candy packaging features both sweet and sour bite-sized candies
March 29, 2022
Bazooka Candy Brands, a division of The Bazooka Companies, Inc., introduced the latest extension of its Juicy Drop® line with new Juicy Drop Remix, chewy candies in an innovative, fun-to-use container. The unique packaging features both sweet and sour bite-sized candies.
Largest candy and snack trade show in North America heads to Indianapolis and Las Vegas
March 18, 2022
The National Confectioners Association announced that its Sweets & Snacks Expo will make a historic move to host the premier trade show for the confectionery and snack industries in a rotation between Indianapolis and Las Vegas over the next 10 years.
For manufacturers, it’s good that one-third of American consumers say they have snacked more often during the past 12 months according to Innova Market Insights’ 2021 Lifestyle & Attitudes Survey. That’s in contrast to the 24% who said they snacked less.