Q: What type of candy does Candy People supply?
Candy People candy is manufactured in Europe using Scandinavian recipes and ingredients. Candy People has been supplying confectionery for over 3 decades. We live by our motto, “Tasting is Believing.” With one bite of our candy; we are confident you will be able to taste the difference in quality and ingredients. We supply 90+ assortments of chocolate, marshmallow, gummy, licorice, sour, sweet, hard, wrapped, nougat, yogurt, gluten-free and sugar-free candy.
Q: Does Candy People candy contain artificial colors, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Trans Fats or GMOs?
No. Candy People sells clean candy. Candy people candy is made with Natural Colors and FREE of Trans Fats, GMO’s and High Fructose Corn Syrup. Some of our assortment contains FD&C Blue 1 and these are clearly marked on the catalog and label.
Q: Does Candy Provide allergy facts?
Yes, each individual label lists the ingredients and all allergen information. The Candy People catalog includes this information as well.
Q: Does Candy People supply gluten-free, gelatin-free, nut-free, vegetarian, and/or sugar-free candy?
Yes, Candy People has developed a group of symbols to easily determine which candy types meet these special dietary needs.
Q: What is pick and mix ?
The “pick and mix” (pick-n-mix or pick & mix) concept is commonly used for retailing confectionery in Scandinavia and all over the world. Pick & mix confectionery allows customers to determine their own unique portion and assortment mix, building customer loyalty. Pick-n-mix candy displays can be found in grocery stores, candy stores, movie theaters, amusement parks, convenience stores, etc.
Q: Will it affect my sales to retail the candy at one price?
Statistics show that the consumption of bulk candy increases with one single price per pound or container. A scale will need to be purchased by the retailer to administrate sales if using a weight system.
Q: What are the Candy People displays?
Each Quickbox display has 16 scoop bins. We recommend at least 3 displays to achieve maximum results. Our unique displays create a fun shop-in-shop experience for your customers.
Q: How much candy can each Candy People merchandising bin and display hold?
Each Quickbox scoop bin holds about 4 gallons (15.5 liters) of product. Each bin requires about 2-4 cases to fill the bin to the label.
Q. How does the Candy People Display Discount work?
Because we are strong believers in the bin concept; our merchandising display is available at a discounted rate, with qualifying orders.
Purchase your candy and displays at full price via the online portal. Candy People will send a rebate check (within 30 business days) once your order has been submitted and paid in full.
Q: Can retailers use the Candy People display to merchandise other items?
Any display that is sold at a discount MUST merchandise ONLY Candy People candy. All customers who receive a display at a discounted rate will be sent a contract for exclusive use for Candy People candy. Displays sold at full retail price are subject to merchandise items at your discretion. Although, mixing products in one merchandising concept can be confusing for your customers and staff.
Q: Does the retailer have to use the Candy People merchandising display? Can Candy People candy be placed in existing candy bins?
No, you do not have to use the bin concept. We understand our merchandising solution does not fit everyone’s needs. We recommend this bin concept because this merchandising solution is proven to maximize sales. The bin concept is used around the world by big and small retailers alike and typically yields about a 30% increase in sales.
Q: Are the graphic top sign and labels included with the display?
Yes, If you purchase both a merchandising display(s) and Candy People candy. Each display includes one top sign and one label per each candy type. Additional top signage and labels can be purchased. Please contact Candy People for display and labels templates if you wish to create and print your own signage.
Please Note: You must purchase candy and display(s) to receive signage. Signage is NOT included for individuals only purchasing candy. Signage is NOT included for individuals only purchasing merchandising products.
Q: What merchandising maintenance is required for the Candy People display?
If using Quickbox Solution, each bin has an easy to remove sugar tray for easy cleaning. Each Quickbox features a slide-out function for first-in first-out product rotation. Please visit the Maintenance webpage for additional information.
If not using the Candy People merchandising solutions, we recommend a few tips to yield higher sales. Each candy container should have a lid so that the candy does not dry out. Crumbles should be emptied regularly. General maintenance of the area/floor is strongly encouraged. A cleaner environment will translate into more sales.
Q: What type of environment should be used to store candy?
The candy does not need to be refrigerated. We recommend storing your products around 15 Celsius or around 60 Fahrenheit.The candy cases need to be stored in air conditioned environments with regulated humidity. Humid environments, direct sunlight and temperatures below or above can decrease the shelf life.
Q: What is the expected shelf life of Candy People candy in the merchandising bin and unopened?
The shelf life of the candy varies by the type and is only valid when the candy is stored at the correct temperatures. Candy such as gummy and hard candy have a shelf life in an unopened container of about 6-8 months. Chocolate, fudge, clusters have a shelf life in an unopened container of about 4-5 months. Generally, the candy will maintain it’s freshness in the candy bin for about 2 months.
Q: How is the candy packaged? Do they products have UPC codes?
Candy is sent in a clear airtight plastic case or corrugated brown case. Each case holds on average 3.9 lbs. The UPC code is affixed to each plastic box or corrugated box.
Q: How is freight calculated?
Freight cost is dependent on the total weight per order. We recommend you purchase by the pallet (220 cases) to maximize freight cost. Freight pricing is provided in the shopping cart. (See Example of Shipping Calculator in Candy People Shopping Cart)
Your Shipping options:
Please Note: We ONLY recommend shipping refrigerated trucks or overnight to help protect against damage and climate.
Q: Does Candy People provide private labeling or repackaging?
Yes. Please discuss these options with your Candy People representative. Minimum orders are required for private labeling or repackaging.
Q: Can I repackage the bulk candy?
Yes. Our concept is based on our merchandising display with Pick & Mix candy; however, once you purchase the candy you can package the candy to meet your needs.