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Hershey to swap laydown bags for standup pouches

Confectionery sales for Winn-Dixie increased by 25% by the end of Hershey's store-within-a-store test period.  Photo: Hershey.

Hershey plans to convert all individually wrapped chocolate from laydown bags to standup pouches in the near future as the company targets center store sales.

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Hershey’s new packaging used 3.12 million fewer pounds of corrugate in 2016.  Photo: Hershey

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Airheads gum is sugarfree and contains micro-candy technology. Photo: PVM

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Industry leader predicts Whole Foods may eventually move to Amazon Go tech.  Photo: ©iStock/krblokhin

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Nestlé currently ranks fourth in terms of market share in the US confectionery category.  Pic: ©iStock/robtek

Nestlé to cut back on US confectionery category due to low market share

The Cadbury factory in Dunedin, New Zealand, will be 150 years old next year.  Photo: ©iStock/Vale_t

Dunedin city councilor: New investors mean Cadbury factory may be saved

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