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Popular foods taking on new hues without artificial dyes

...for instance, weren't widely available in the U.S. until 2013. That's when the FDA approved a petition by candy maker Mars Inc. to use spirulina extract as coloring in gum and candy.The alga can now also be used in ice creams, drink...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-23/popular-foods-taking-new-h
Food industry battling over proposal on added-sugar labels

...lady Michelle Obama unveiled the plan last year, a lobbying frenzy has ensued.The objections have not only come from candy makers and bottlers of soft drinks.The governor of Massachusetts implored the administration to rethink its proposal. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-17/food-industry-battling-ove
Hershey takes wraps off new corporate logo

...out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.The candy maker on Friday announced the new design, which adds a new version of the Kisses chocolate at the end of the company's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/hershey-takes-wraps-new-co
Candy maker Necco has change of heart

The maker of Sweethearts - the tiny heart-shaped candies inscribed with messages - and other sugary nostalgia such as Mary Janes, Necco Wafers and Clark Bars says now is the perfect time to broaden its offerings, despite the recession and saturated candy market.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/04/foo_510126.shtml
Food
Across Georgia

...be offered jobs in Nashville if they want to move. Standard acquired the Eastman plant in 1985 from Georgia-based candy maker Stuckey's, a move that added pecan logs to the company's roster of confections.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/21/met_508503.shtml
Metro
Chocolate-covered bacon is latest wacky fair food

...Chocolate-covered bacon. It sounds so wrong. But it tastes just right, says Joseph Marini III, a fourth-generation candy maker who is selling the bacon bonbons at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk seaside amusement park. "It's not just for breakfast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/13/foo_469288.shtml
Food
Boutique thieves can be thwarted by taking precautions

...in Augusta are not isolated incidents. The latest incident happened two weeks ago at stores on Furys Ferry Road. A candy maker for La Bonbonniere discovered late in the day that someone had taken her card when her bank called to inquire about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/07/met_134980.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Crime
Rudd ends brief retirement to drive for Yates

...two cars on the circuit. David Gilliland will drive the No. 38 Ford, and both cars are expected to be sponsored by candy-maker Mars. Rudd once drove for Yates, winning three races and posting 34 top-five finishes. He closed the doors on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/14/nas_108382.shtml
Nascar
Chew-it-yourself

...said Len Teitelbaum, the managing director of the New York-based Roosevelt Investment Group, who formerly tracked candy makers for Merrill Lynch. Had he asked The Home Depot several years ago to stock Hershey's bars and M&M's, "I may...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/12/bus_108027.shtml
Business
Holiday Shopping Notebook: Gift finders, sweater status, holiday blogs, and candy sales

...sellers. Another big hit is a Pelican Bay Ltd. gingerbread cookie mix kit that includes a gingerbread cookie cutter. Candy maker and retailer Dylan's Candy Bar also offers a gingerbread kit. "Our gingerbread house kit is always a hit every year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/08/liv_107531.shtml
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