Snacks & Candy

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Snacks & Candy

Hollow Halloween?

Frightful economy expected to scare down holiday spending

Snacks & Candy

Kraft Could Make Hostile Bid for Cadbury

Paper says U.S. food company preparing $17.45 billion offer for U.K. candy maker

Stitzer "does not believe that Kraft's proposal makes strategic or financial sense"

Stitzer: Deal makes "some strategic sense"

Responding to report, company says no divestitures needed to raise financing


Cadbury defends rejection of Kraft bid in open letter

Most retailers predict merger would have little effect on c-store channel

World Dairy Expo contest honors retailer's ice cream

Confectioner rejects takeover bid; deal with Hershey, Nestle, others possible

Iconic brand will enhance Lance portfolio, benefit from additional resources

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