2011• revisited foot and 72-ct floor displays, called
Huggees, which feature the full-size
Sasquatch holding the products.
Also, Jack Link’s Classic All-Beef
BROWN & HALEY Sticks weigh 0.45 ounces and have a
SRP of 2/$1. The snacks ship eight 50-ct
ROCA MOVES INTO STANDUP BOXES gravity feed displays per case.
Standup boxes for Almond, Mocha and Cashew Roca Also available are 1.02-ounce
buttercrunch candy debuted on Brown & Haley’s EXPO booth. versions that have a SRP of 99 cents.
Ray Oviedo, western regional sales manager, said the boxes They ship two 72-ct gravity feed displays
feature a sleek look and upscale design that will replace the per case and two 32-ct mason jar
standup bags currently in distribution. counter displays per case.
“Roca is a premium line, and standup bags didn’t give it that Also under the Classic line are 2.5-
look,” he explained. “Now we’re showing off the quality of our ounce peg bags of Tender Strips beef
products with our packaging.” jerky. They have a SRP of $2.99 and ship
The individually wrapped candies are all-natural, gluten-free in 24-ct cases, four six-ct clip strips per
and kosher certified, the company said. case and one 40-ct shipper per case.
Five-ounce boxes have a SRP of $3.99 and ship eight per Jack Link’s Beef Jerky flavored with
case. Shippers hold 36 boxes of Almond and Cashew Roca and Cholula Hot Sauce has been introduced.
feature “Save $1” coupon tear-pads. The co-branded traditional cuts come in
3.25-ounce reclosable peg bags that ship
GÜD FÜD have a SRP of $8.99 and ship one six-ct eight per case. They have a SRP of
display per case. $5.99.
Stuffed Marshmallows Phineas & Ferb characters Ferb,
Aim For Center Store MELVILLE CANDY CO.
Agent P and Phineas are also available in
Güd Füd blister packs and poly bags. Blisters hold Beverage-Themed
launched 2.65- 0.87 ounces of candy and ship 12 six-ct Candies Debut
ounce displays and three 12-ct displays per Gift boxes
reclosable case. Counter displays hold 12 poly bags holding hard
peg bags that come with 0.58 ounces of candy. candy shot
for its They ship 12 per case and are also glasses and
grape, orange available in 108-ct shippers. Both have a exploding candy
and strawberry fruit SRP of $1.50. cocktail stirrers
jelly-, and chocolate-stuffed debuted from
marshmallows. President Keith Baskett Melville Candy
said the company made the change Co.
based on customer requests as a way to Moulded to
get products in the center of stores with resemble shot
main candy sections. glasses, the one-ounce hard candy cups
The 15-ct bags have a SRP of $1.99 come in flavors including pomegranate,
and ship in 12-ct boxes. LINK SNACKS, INC. green apple, peppermint, lemon, Cosmo
PEZ CANDY, INC. and Blue Hawaiian.
Jack Link’s Builds On The company is also introducing the
Movie, TV Characters Sasquatch Character candy glasses in Halloween and holiday-
Featured On Dispensers Focusing on c-stores, Link Snacks, Inc. themed packaging, according to Joseph
Lord of the Rings characters will be unveiled items under the Jack Link’s McTernan, sales account executive.
represented in an upcoming Pez Candy, Sasquatch name to build brand Individually wrapped, they have a
Inc. dispenser line. The limited-edition awareness, said Peter Armstrong, SRP range of $1.50 to $1.75 and ship 24
collector set will feature Bilbo, Aragorn, district manager. per case. They also come in four-ct gift
Gollum, Gandalf, Gimli, Frodo, Samwise Sasquatch Big Steak are 2.4-ounce sets with a SRP range of $13.99 to
and Legolas characters in one box. With beef steak strips in Zen Teriyaki and $15.99.
a SRP of $21.99, they hold 3.48 ounces Angry Original. They have a SRP of $2.99 Cocktail stirrers come in cherry, berry
of candy and ship six per case. and come in 38-ct shippers, and 24- and and green apple and are coated with
Handy Manny dispensers feature 48-ct displays. colored popping candy that “explodes”
Pat, Flicker, Dusty and Handy Manny In Furious Hot and Happy Mild on contact with a liquid, McTernan said.
characters from the Disney TV show. All varieties, Sasquatch Big Stick meat The stirrers are available in eight-ct,
four dispensers come in packs that snacks weigh 2.2 ounces, have a SRP of two-ounce gift sets with a SRP range of
resemble toolboxes and include six rolls $2.49 and pack in 24-ct caddies, 48-ct $11.99 to $13.99. The packs ship 12 per
of candy that weigh 1.74 ounces. They penny trays that resemble Sasquatch’s case.
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2011• revisited Launching in Christmas 2011, the
OLD DOMINION PEANUT CO.
brand will also feature everyday
JUDSON-ATKINSON CANDIES, INC. Peanut Items Move Into characters including Bubbs and Twig.
Extreme Sours Debut Peg Bags, Theater Boxes Elliot said the line currently features 24
From Judson-Atkinson Candies, Inc., Peanut brittle from Old Dominion Peanut SKUs, but there are
solid-color Extreme Sours are a new line Co. has moved into everyday theater more than 250
of round sour chewy candies. boxes and Grab ‘n Go peg bags. designs in the works.
The solid-color Sours come in apple, “We want to emphasize that peanut Each dispenser
grape, tangerine, blueberry and cherry brittle is not just for the holidays, and the comes attached to
flavors and feature soft centers. new packaging formats will help support a backpack clip.
Rachel A. Voltz, research and that,” said Jeff Armbruster, vice- With a SRP of
development for Judson-Atkinson, told president of sales and marketing. $3.99, the blister
Candy & Snack TODAY: “They have a The four-ounce peg bag line also packs hold 3.04
very bold sour flavor. It took a lot of work includes Double-Dipped Peanuts, butter ounces of candy
to get them perfect.” toffee peanuts and butter peanut crunch. and ship four 10-ct
Extreme Sours come in With a SRP range of displays per case.
changemaker flow packs and have a SRP $1.29 to $1.59, bags
range of five to 10 cents, packing in 30- ship in 24-ct cases
pound bulk cases. and come on 12-ct SANDERS FINE CHOCOLATES
clip strips that ship
FARLEY’S & SATHERS CANDY CO., INC. two per case, as Chocolates Come In
well as in new 72-ct Standup Gift Boxes
Now & Later Relaunch peg shippers. The Pavilion
Featured At EXPO Also new, Collection, a line of
Reformulated Now & Later chews with theater boxes of chocolates in 3.75-
new pack styles and designs debuted butter toffee ounce standup gift
from Farley’s & Sathers Candy Co., Inc. peanuts, peanut boxes, is new from
“It’s a complete restage of the crunch and double- Sanders Fine
brand,” John Leonardo, senior brand dipped peanuts are Chocolates, a division
manager, told Candy & Snack TODAY. available in 72-ct of Morley Brands,
He explained the new packaging shippers branded LLC.
features design elements taken from with the Old The line comprises
graffiti art for an urban, modern look. Dominion logo. boxes of Snoconuts,
“It has a fresh, contemporary, Holding three which are dark
teenage kind of feel,” he noted, adding: ounces, the packs chocolates with
“We’re aging up to be where our target ship 12 per case. coconut cream
audience is.” centers; P’Nuttie
The new Original assortment of Delights, roasted
cherry, strawberry and blue raspberry peanuts and caramel covered in milk
replaces cherry, grape and lime. Wild Radz Dispensers Link chocolate; Pecan Torties, roasted
Fruits packs hold watermelon, wildberry To Online Content pecans, caramel and milk chocolate; dark
and tropical punch chews. SweetWorks, Inc. introduced Radz candy chocolate peppermint patties; and milk
Both varieties come in 2.75-ounce dispensers, which are linked to chocolate coconut clusters.
count good packs, which have a SRP interactive web-based content. Diane Lynch, sales and marketing
range of 89 cents to $1.09. They ship 12 Three years ago, Todd Elliot, manager, said: “This line is something
24-ct displays per case and in 96-ct president, Radz Brands LLC, sold his consumers can enjoy from time to time
shippers. software company and went into on their own or give as a gift,” she said.
Single-flavor four-piece packs have a product design, he told Candy & Snack “It’s at a lower price point, and this is our
SRP of 15 cents and come in apple, TODAY. He developed a line of way of getting our products in front of
banana, watermelon, blue raspberry, characters that dispense candy through other channels.”
cherry, grape, pineapple, strawberry and the mouth and feature removable hats With a SRP range of $3.99 to $4.99,
tropical punch. and hairstyles that can be interchanged. they ship in 12-ct display-ready cases.
They come in 4.48-ounce peg bags, Launching the brand, SweetWorks has Also new, Deep Dish Brownies are
three-pound jars, and one-pound added a novelty aspect with an oversized and pack in windowed bakery-
laydown bags. interactive online component. style boxes. Intended for merchandising
“It’s an added-value experience; within in-store bakery and frozen dessert
consumers are buying not just a product, sets, they have a SRP range of $9.99 to
but also the online experience,” Elliot $11.99 and come in chocolate peanut
explained. “And from a retailer butter, chocolate fudge, and chocolate
perspective, it drives collectibility, repeat caramel pecan varieties. They ship six
purchases and increases brand identity.” per case. CST
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