Candy, Gum & Mints

Gum Sales Hit $4 Billion

Customers increasingly reach for better-for-you sugar-free gum. Gum manufacturers are appealing to customer with fun flavors, sugar-free options and potential dental benefits. Market research firm Packaged...

Sensory Taste Experience

M&M’S is launching its new M&M’S Bars in five flavors, each consisting of smooth milk chocolate and M&M’S Minis throughout a molded tablet bar...

Hershey Reveals 2019 Snack Trends, Insights

Key insights into how and why consumers snack is shaping Hershey’s innovations in products, packaging, services and more. The Hershey Co. has introduced “Experience and...

NCA Launches ‘Winter Holidays Central’ Digital Hub

NCA shares ‘festive facts’ about consumer candy habits around the holidays. The National Confectioners Association (NCA) is introducing the brand new Winter Holidays Central digital...

Mini Chewy Candy

SweeTARTS Berries & Cherries is the first ever flavor innovation for the loved classic, offering a variety of berry flavors in a mini chewy...

Hazelnut Flavor

Mars Wrigley Confectionery’s M&M’S Hazelnut Spread Chocolate Candies is the newest M&M’S variety launching in April 2019. The product features a creamy hazelnut center...

SNICKERS Brings Back ‘Hungerithm’ Tool

7-Eleven customers get real-time SNICKERS discounts as ‘hanger’ escalates on the internet. Hungry Snickers-fans have one more thing to celebrate this holiday season—discounts on Snickers...

4-D Gummy Blocks

CandyRific has announced its new 4-D Gummy Blocks. These interactive candy novelties allow you to use your imagination to build to your hearts’ desire....

NCA Appoints Debra Miller SVP of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs

Miller to provide regulatory support for NCA member companies. National Confectioners Association President & CEO John Downs announced that Debra Miller, Ph.D., will join the...

Fruit Flavored Snacks

New Dinosaur Fruit Flavored Snacks and Assorted Fruit Flavor Snacks are the newest products from YumBees. They are made with natural flavor, no synthetic...

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