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NCA Expands 2016 Sweets & Snacks Expo, And More…

Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:13 pm

Convenience Store News In Brief…

Due to the overwhelming growth and innovation taking place within the confectionery and snack industry over the past five years, the National Confectioners Association has expanded the Sweets & Snacks Expo with the introduction of an additional exhibit hall. More than 130 new companies will occupy the new Skyline Hall at the 2016 Expo with exhibiting companies expected to grow by nearly 20 percent. The 2015 Sweets & Snacks Expo welcomed 16,000 industry professionals from nearly 90 countries showcasing 630 companies. In 2016, more than 750 exhibitors are expected to participate…

Golbon, a national food service buying group, has appointed Pete Kasper as director of convenience store services. Kasper has extensive industry experience working in leadership roles in sales, distributor development, national accounts and managing c-store customer relationships with food service suppliers, redistributors and buying groups. Kasper will manage the Convenience Store Services (CSS) segment for Golbon in the Boise, Idaho, office…

On Nov. 7, any customer of 7-Eleven had the opportunity to name a price for any size Slurpee. One hundred percent of the proceeds were donated to Feeding America’s nationwide network of food banks.

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