Cavanna Reorganizes To Focus On Future Growth

Prato Sesia, Italy — Effective January 1st, Cavanna Group has reorganized with the declared objective of evolving towards a greater use of its resources. Succeeding Giulio Cicognani, Riccardo Cavanna assumes the position of Chairman of the Board and Lead Strategist…

Cheetos Crunch Pop Mix Blends Crunchy Cheetos, Popcorn

Plano, TX — PepsiCo, Inc. is extending its Cheetos brand with Crunch Pop Mix — a combination of traditional Cheetos Crunchy and Cheetos Popcorn, which was introduced during last year’s Super Bowl LIV. According to the company, the product “is…

Convenience Stores Report Strong Sales In 2020

Alexandria, VA — Convenience retailers say in-store sales grew in 2020, with twice as many reporting an in-store sales increase than a decrease (59 percent vs. 30 percent, respectively), according to a NACS survey of U.S. convenience store owners. Convenience…

NCA Reveals Members Of The 2021 Future Leadership Program

Washington DC — Five young professionals from across the industry have been selected for NCA’s 2021 Future Leadership Program. The initiative is part of the Association’s Young Professionals Network (YPN) with support from the NCSA Candy Hall of Fame. Launched…

Mantrose-Haeuser Introduces Plant-Based Gummi Polishes

 Westport, CT — Mantrose-Haeuser Co., Inc. is expanding its range of plant-based Certicoat anti-sticking polishes for gummi vitamins, fruit snacks and other functional gummies.  According to the company, the clean-label Certicoat coatings are designed using natural plant-based waxes and oils…

Flavor Supplier FONA Acquired By McCormick & Co.

Hunt Valley, MD — McCormick & Co. Inc. has purchased 100 percent of the shares of FONA International, LLC and certain of its affiliates. FONA is a manufacturer of clean and natural flavors providing solutions for a diverse customer base…