What's hot with candy? Just ask any kid. Retailers told SN that the current trend of choice is kids' novelties. A fruitful resurgence in gummy products is a strong runner-up. And if you put these products on pegs, you're cooking on all burners. Pegged candy rounded out the short list of hot product trends named by retailers. In food stores nationally, novelty candy sales totaled $50.8 million in the 52 weeks ended May 22, 1994, according to Information Resources Inc., Chicago. That was up ...

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