Back to Nature Foods Co. acquires Mondelez’s SnackWell's business

January 1, 2014

Back to Nature Foods Co., a portfolio company of Brynwood Partners VI L.P., acquires Mondelez Global’s SnackWell’s cookies and snacks business.

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Utz Quality Foods donates $50,000 to cancer charities

October 16, 2013

Pennsylvania snack manufacturer Utz Quality Foods Inc. supports the Breast Cancer Charities of America and Pink Out Inc. with a $50,000 donation.

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Tim Quinn to chair 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo

September 25, 2013

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.

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G.H. Cretors pops onto the big screen in 'Red 2'

August 7, 2013

G.H. Cretors, a Chicago-based popcorn brand, receives a healthy dose of free publicity with an appearance in the movie Red 2.

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B&G Foods to acquire Pirate Brands

June 10, 2013

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.

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Herr Foods buys Silk City

May 1, 2013

Herr Foods acquires a majority share in New Jersey snack food manufacturer Silk City.

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Nut product recall spreads, and bagged popcorn is also recalled

April 29, 2013
Sunland, which sells nuts and nut butters to large groceries and other food distributors, has expanded its recall to products under multiple brand names. Also, several popcorn flavors sold by Dale and Thomas and Popcorn, Indiana have been voluntarily recalled as a result of possible Listeria contamination.
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Nonni’s Biscotti top vote-getter in SF&WB’s Best of 2012 poll

March 1, 2013

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.

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The secret lives of snacks

December 10, 2012
Is that crunchy snack consumers are craving a chip, a cracker or a crisp? 

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Kellogg unveils Special K Popcorn Chips

September 28, 2012

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.

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Here’s our tour of potato chip producer, Ballreich Bros., our 2014 Snack Food Manufacturer of the Year. 

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