Cumberland Farms Extends Farmhouse Brand to Candy

Premium chocolate bars leverage Farmhouse Blend coffee

Published in CSP Daily News

Cumberland Farms Premium Chocolate

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Convenience retailer Cumberland Farms recently debuted a proprietary line of Farmhouse premium chocolate candy bars in several flavors.

The Farmhouse name leverages the chain's Farmhouse Blend coffee.

Flavors include Café Espresso Bean, Mint Cookie Crunch and Raspberry Burst Dark Chocolate and Marshmallow S'mores, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich and Salty Sea Shore Caramel Milk Chocolate.

"Craving chocolate? Our deal of the week is the perfect craving quencher! Buy any Pepsi or Mountain Dew & get a NEW Cumberland Farms Farmhouse premium chocolate FREE!", the retailer said in a November Facebook post promoting the new candy line.

Cumberland Farms operates throughout the Northeast as well as in the Mid-Atlantic region and Florida. The Cumberland Gulf Group of Cos. is parent company to Gulf LP, one of the largest wholesalers of refined petroleum products in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. In 2012, the Cumberland Group generated approximately $15 billion of sales through a footprint of approximately 600 c-stores operated under the Cumberland Farms banner and through the operations of its subsidiary Gulf Oil. The Cumberland Group, Framingham, Mass., is a privately held, family-owned and managed company that includes real estate and midstream gasoline operations.

Keywords: 
candy, sweet snacks