JALISCO, Mexico -- With some U.S. supermarkets pulling Mexican candy off shelves following news reports of lead in some types of that candy, a major manufacturer has been working to convince retailers that its treats are safe to eat. Grupo Lorena, based here, has proposed a manufacturers association to reduce lead levels in candy below the current federal limit of 0.5 parts per million. Mexican-imported candy accounted for $273 million in wholesale sales last year, a fraction of the roughly ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.