Snacks & Candy
Two deals consolidate the snack and candy industries
CAMDEN, N.J., & HERSHEY, Pa. -- Two significant acquisitions in the snack category will consolidate the industry as Campbell Soup Co. announced it will acquire Snyder’s-Lance and the Hershey Co. entered into a deal to purchase Amplify Snack Brands Inc. In addition to its namesake soups, Camden...
Acquisition should broaden Hershey's portfolio of healthy and innovative savory snack brands
HERSHEY, Pa. -- The Hershey Co. and Amplify Snack Brands Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement under which Hershey will acquire all outstanding shares of Amplify for $12 per share in cash. Amplify Snack Brands is behind growing snack brands Skinny Pop, Paqui chips, Oatmega healthy snack...
How a busy year of consolidation is affecting the c-store snack and candy set
Some unique tactics to boost movement in the confectionary set
Many retailers are still getting used to the idea of BFY snacks in a c-store setting