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Pennsylvania snack manufacturer Utz Quality Foods Inc. supports the Breast Cancer Charities of America and Pink Out Inc. with a $50,000 donation.
Tim Quinn of Mars Chocolate North America will again chair the National Confectioners Association’s (NCA) 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo, which will be held May 20-22 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
G.H. Cretors, a Chicago-based popcorn brand, receives a healthy dose of free publicity with an appearance in the movie Red 2.
B&G Foods has entered into an agreement to acquire Robert’s American Gourmet Food, LLC, which does business as Pirate Brands, from VMG Partners, Driven Capital Management, founder Robert Ehrlich and certain other entities and individuals for approximately $195 million in cash.
Herr Foods acquires a majority share in New Jersey snack food manufacturer Silk City.
With more than 50% of the votes, Nonni’s Salted Caramel Biscotti is the winner of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s Best New Snack & Bakery Products of 2012. Coming in second and third, respectively, are BIGS Hidden Valley Ranch Sunflower Seeds and Sister Schubert’s Sweet Hawaiian Rolls.
Kellogg Co. has launched a low-calorie popcorn chip under its Special K snacks line. Special K Popcorn Chips are baked instead of fried and are crunchy. The popcorn chips come in Butter and Sweet & Salty flavors.
Popcorn, Indiana, Englewood, N.J., has partnered with Universal Pictures to promote the Movies On Demand, Blu-ray Disc, DVD and digital download release of the movie Battleship.