What will be the next American Sweet?

The 2011 Sweets & Snacks Expo, May 24-26 at McCormick Place in Chicago promises to make more than a few new ‘Sweet Stars.’ Here we offer you a behind-the-scenes look at new products sent to audition at the event, including: impulse items, chocolate delights, fruity treats, salty snacks, healthy treats, indulgences and novelty candies. We’re sure at least one will get enough consumer votes to become the next ‘American Sweet.’

Aisle stopper!

Lollipop Candy Shop
Original Gourmet Food Co., Salem, N.H.
(603) 894-1200 X116
Booth #861
For the first time, retailers can now merchandise Original Gourmet Food Co.’s full assortment of 25 flavors all on one floor display. The one-stop candy shop holds 480 lollipops and displays a two-sided sign that features all 25 flavor icons. It is built from heavy wood construction with four lockable casters and features a strong wire mesh basket to hold excess pops. The display also can be customized to include specific store colors.