King-Sized Chocolate Candy Trend

Published in CSP Daily News

King-sized bars continue to hold up the chocolate-candy segment in convenience stores.

King-sized bars continue to hold up the chocolate-candy segment in convenience stores, which is flat (0.37% unit growth) overall.

Top Chocolate Candy Box/Bag/Bar >3.5oz. Brands in Convenience Stores

IRI Convenience AllScan data for 52 weeks ending Oct. 6, 2013

BrandDollar GrowthPCYAUnit GrowthPCYA
Reeses Fast Break$41,209,05017.19%24,139,22015.58%
Nestle Butterfinger$37,645,55018.59%21,946,85015.34%
Milky Way$33,698,4003.40%19,737,9600.09%
M&Ms$29,096,680-0.18%10,469,120-2.51%
Snickers Squared$24,577,67051.06%14,274,41043.56%
Reeses$17,231,04014.30%10,755,52012.50%
Nestle Baby Ruth$14,892,78010.86%8,789,4687.27%
Peter Paul Mounds$9,185,5796.54%5,376,2884.82%
Milk Duds$8,612,1971.11%4,996,6590.60%
Whoppers$8,138,4430.59%4,553,7110.29%
Hershey's$6,138,90083.11%2,508,75385.16%
Nestle Raisinets$5,712,0354.06%3,124,593-2.69%
M&Ms Minis$5,661,459>1,000%3,190,149>1,000%
Junior Mints$5,597,911-3.57%3,281,601-3.26%
Hershey's Kisses$5,547,45313.25%2,076,3909.61%
Snickers$5,260,7131.51%2,206,387-1.46%
Rolo$4,570,81413.00%1,665,0015.36%
Kit Kat$3,115,59479.32%1,401,00868.67%
Charleston Chew$3,073,382-5.58%1,918,110-6.40%
     
TOTAL$306,212,40010.86%160,565,8008.10%

 

Source: IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm (@iriworldwide)

More Chocolate Candy Data

Chocolate-candy unit sales are up nearly double digits for the 52 weeks ending Oct. 6, 2013, largely on the backs of Nestle, Hershey and Mars products, according to data from IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm.

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