Sweet success

Goldschmidt, Bridget
October 2006
Progressive Grocer;10/1/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 14, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports on the success of the better-for-you nonchocolate candy category in the U.S. The newfound popularity of the segment is backed by recent category sales figures. While sales dollars of the other segments declined, dietetic nonchocolate candy was up 9.8 percent in food stores. The industry is seeing an increased number of nonchocolate products with such healthful attributes as vitamin C, reduced sugar and calcium.


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