Colbert Named Spokesman For Wonderful Pistachios

by Candy & Snack TODAY Los Angeles — Television personality, actor and author Stephen Colbert has signed a full-year agreement with Paramount Farms International, LLC to star in its new “Get Crackin’, America” advertising campaign, the company reports. The first…

Choclatique Debuts Epitome Truffle Line

by Candy & Snack TODAY Los Angeles — Aiming to meet demand for fine flavor, sustainable and heirloom dark chocolate, Choclatique is introducing the Epitome truffle collection. Made with 76% cocoa, the line features 15 truffle varieties free of preservatives, artificial…

Hot Tamales, Peeps Lines Extended

by Candy & Snack TODAY Bethlehem, PA — Tropical Heat Hot Tamales in three varieties and two new flavors of Peeps are being introduced by Just Born, Inc. Peeps Party Cake marshmallows are blue vanilla-flavored chick shapes covered in multicolored…

Bubblegum Straws Feature Powder Centers

by Candy & Snack TODAY Fla-Vor-Ice-licensed, 12-inch bubblegum straws filled with powder candy are new from Ford Gum & Machine Co., Inc. Available in grape gum filled with strawberry powder and cherry with blue raspberry centers, the 1.2-ounce items ship…

New Bakery Crisps In Four Varieties

by Candy & Snack TODAY Dallas — Bakery Crisps, twice-baked breads, are being introduced under Frito-Lay North America’s Stacy’s Bake Shop brand. Available in Herbed Baguette, Pretzel Bread, Banana Nut and Vanilla Pound Cake, the crisps have a SRP of…

Spider-Man Joins Superhero Novelty Line

by Candy & Snack TODAY Louisville, KY — CandyRific, LLC’s line of licensed Warner Brothers novelty items now includes the Spider-Man Candy Fan, the company reports. A Superman variety was launched this past summer. Each 0.28-ounce cylinder of microbyte candy…

New Coated Pretzels Come In Nine Varieties

by Candy & Snack TODAY Akron, OH — Pretzels dipped in flavored coating are new from Hickory Harvest Foods, Inc. Blueberry, cinnamon, cherry, raspberry, peanut butter and yogurt pretzels come in 15 lb. bulk cases and nine-ounce clear containers, meant…

Frito-Lay Launches Chocolate-Dipped Potato Chips

by Candy & Snack TODAY Plano, TX — Frito-Lay North America is debuting Lay’s Wavy Original Potato Chips Dipped in Milk Chocolate exclusively at Target Brands, Inc. stores nationwide. Available for a limited time during the holiday season, the chips…

Fruit Snacks Are Shaped Like Baseballs, Bats

by candyandsnacktoday Chicago, IL — Baseball- and baseball bat-shaped fruit snacks are debuting from Little Slugger, LLC. Fat- and gluten-free, the product comes in 0.9-ounce baseball-themed packs, 3.5-ounce theater boxes and five-ounce peg bags featuring red, white and blue graphics…

Radz Debuts Collegiate Line

by Candy & Snack TODAY Portland, OR — In conjunction with the start of football season, Radz Brands is revealing a line of collegiate-branded candy dispensers featuring eleven mascots. Like all of the Radz lines, the pocket-size toys come 0.7…