PEGGING TIE-INS

National brands are leaving their mark on the pegged candy segment, retailers told SN., several co-branded products have made their debut, retailers said.Kent Bolander, candy merchandiser at Thrifty Foods, Burlington, Wash., said Brach's has developed a line of jelly beans with Smuckers, a chocolate-covered raisin product with Sunmaid, a chocolate-covered peanut in conjunction with Planters and a

National brands are leaving their mark on the pegged candy segment, retailers told SN.

, several co-branded products have made their debut, retailers said.

Kent Bolander, candy merchandiser at Thrifty Foods, Burlington, Wash., said Brach's has developed a line of jelly beans with Smuckers, a chocolate-covered raisin product with Sunmaid, a chocolate-covered peanut in conjunction with Planters and a chocolate-covered almond tied to Blue Diamond almonds.

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