Sour Patch Kids Branded Store Opens In NYC

East Hanover, NJ — Mondelez International, Inc. has opened the first Sour Patch Kids branded store located in a former New York City IT’SUGAR store, according to the company. IT’SUGAR will operate the location. “It’s incredibly exciting to collaborate with…

Premium Options Are Reshaping The Cookie Sector

Specialty and premium cookie makers are releasing indulgent and added benefit options to attract consumers and maintain a strong growth rate. When it comes to specialty and premium cookies, two distinct trends dominate: indulgent concoctions and healthful offerings, with both…

Industry Optimistic On Halloween Celebrations

Cleveland — With 82 days until Halloween, the confectionery industry appears upbeat on prospects for the fall holiday, with expectations that at-home events and other inventive celebrations will ramp up. During The Hershey Co.’s second quarter earnings call Michele Buck, chairman…

Hostess Opens Kansas Innovation Lab

Lenexa, KS — Hostess Brands, LLC opened an innovation lab on June 15 in Kansas’ eastern Johnson County, the company reports, adding the recent has brought 20 jobs to the region. The facility will give the company the ability to develop…