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December 1, 2006
In the Store- Rite Aid's Candy Reel
The nation’s third-largest drug chain is on an accelerated growth plan to operate approximately 5,000 stores, each with a sweet traffic lure.
Private Label- The Not-So-Private Quality Push
Confectioner asked exhibitors at the recent PLMA show to discuss product upgrade strategies.
Sugar-Free- Shaking It Up In Sugar-Free
Non-chocolate sugar-free sales are coming on strong.
- How A Brazilian Confectionery Concept Is Being Translated To The U.S. Market
A confectionery entrepreneur’s franchise illustrates distinctions between the Latin American and U.S. markets. Plus the latest stats on ethnic market growth.
The Chocolate Report- Sweet, Sustainable Forces Of Change
Independently and under the auspices of the World Cocoa Foundation, chocolate makers have taken some major steps toward demonstrating their roles as responsible corporate citizens.- Kraft Embraces Cocoa Sustainability Via Rainforest Alliance Certification
Ambitious new project will benefit 4,000 Cote d’Ivoire cocoa farmers and their families- Cadbury Exec Volunteers In Ghana - Masterful Merchandising
Upfront- Romancing Chocolate
News & Trends- Industry Mourns Russ Albers’ Passing
Product Update- Dark Chocolate Paws; Kisses Chocolate Truffle Bar...
Kid Engineers- The Kids Consider Christmas Candy
ISM Preview- Sweet Times Ahead In Cologne At ISM
Last Word- Keep It Simple – Make It Clear
Advertiser Index- Index