Top 10: Valentine’s candy, Clorox’s rebrand, a Pizza Hut turnaround

Just in time for cupid to arrive, a story detailing the top Valentine’s Day candy choices in each state has topped this week’s most-read list among SmartBrief’s food and beverage readers. Conversation hearts or heart-shaped boxes of chocolates took the top spot in several states, while Hershey Kisses were tops in five states and M&M's took the cake in seven states.

In other most-clicked news, Kind announced its entry into several new food categories, Clorox unveiled a rebrand to appeal to millennials and share its sustainable purpose, and Lucky’s Markets found buyers for seven of its stores in Florida.

Restaurant readers were especially interested in Yum Brands’ turnaround plan for Pizza Hut. The company appointed a new interim president for the pizza chain and will also evaluate potential acquisitions for future growth.

Read the full Top 10:

  1. Which Valentine's Day candy is most popular in each state? 

  2. Kind enters 4 new food categories 

  3. Clorox unveils rebrand to reflect sustainable purpose 

  4. P&G brands take home 7 Product of the Year awards 

  5. Yum takes steps to turn around Pizza Hut, eyes acquisitions

  6. Shaken, not stirred: Carbonara in a Mason jar 

  7. Shipt rebrands with new logo, ad campaign 

  8. Chipotle outlines new marketing approach 

  9. Lucky's Market finds buyers for 7 Fla. stores 

  10. PepsiCo chooses finalists for accelerator program 

 

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