Health-conscious consumers are developing a sweet tooth for organic confections that retailers are satiating with both national and store brands
Organic candy sales are sweeter than ever. Chocolate is by far the most popular organic candy in supermarkets, but sales of organic non-chocolate candies are up significantly too. Retailers are making room for the specialty treats, stocking checkouts and candy aisles with everything from certified organic lollipops and gumdrops to chocolate bars and truffles. A few chains, such as Loblaws and Whole Foods, have even added organic candy to their private-label offerings, and others are ...
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