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Most Innovative New Product Awards at Sweets & Snacks Expo 2024
May 14, 2024

Sweets & Snacks Expo Announces 2024 Most Innovative New Product Awards Winners

Sweets & Snacks Expo has announced the winners of the 2024 Most Innovative New Product Awards, recognizing excellence in 13 categories and showcasing the most innovative ideas, concepts, and products across the candy and snack industries.
Boiler explosion guts Hermiston potato chip plant
February 28, 2022

Boiler explosion guts Hermiston potato chip plant

One of the area’s largest manufacturers is gone, after a boiler explosion at Shearer’s Foods plant south of Hermiston sparked a dramatic fire Tuesday afternoon.
An impression of some of the products manufactured by RW Garcia. Utz Brands is to acquire the company.
November 05, 2021

United States: Utz Brands to Acquire RW Garcia

Utz Brands Inc; a leading U.S. manufacturer of branded salty snacks, announced that its subsidiaries have entered into a definitive agreement with R.W. Garcia Holdings to acquire the equity and certain real estate assets related to the operation of RW Garcia.
Andy Capps Beer Battered Onion rings.
October 05, 2021

Conagra Brands Debuts Snacking Innovation at 2021 NACS Show

Conagra Brands, Inc., one of North America's leading branded food companies, is returning to the National Association of Convenience Stores' 2021 NACS Show with a dynamic assortment of snacking solutions.
UTZ Brands Announces Promotions to Executive Management Team as Company Positions for Next Phase of Growth
July 28, 2021

UTZ Brands Announces Promotions to Executive Management Team as Company Positions for Next Phase of Growth

Utz Brands, Inc. announced several changes to its Executive Management Team. The announcements reflect the Company’s ongoing process of evaluating capabilities needed to better position Utz for its next phase of growth.
Smartfood® Popcorn And Krispy Kreme® Unveil Iconic Flavor Mashup With Smartfood® Original Glazed Doughnut.
April 29, 2021

Smartfood® Popcorn And Krispy Kreme® Unveil Iconic Flavor Mashup With Smartfood® Original Glazed Doughnut

Popping into summer, the limited-edition flavor is set to delight fans nationwide who are looking for a fun yet smart snacking option. After years of anticipation, Smartfood® has released a once-in-a-lifetime flavor experience for fans – just in time for summer.
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Utz CEO says that Boulder Canyon potato chips are doing well with customers looking for healthier snacks
March 28, 2021

Utz CEO says that Boulder Canyon potato chips are doing well with customers looking for healthier snacks

Some Utz Brands buyers are opting for snacks with healthier ingredients such as the avocado oil used to cook the Boulder Canyon potato chips, Utz Brands CEO Dylan Lissette told CNBC.
Utz Brands To Acquire Vitner’s Snack Food Brand And Distribution Assets; Expands Utz’s Position In Chicago And The Midwest
January 12, 2021

Utz Brands To Acquire Vitner’s Snack Food Brand And Distribution Assets

Utz Brands, Inc. announced that its subsidiary Utz Quality Foods, LLC has entered into a definitive agreement with Snak-King Corp. to acquire certain assets related to the Vitner's brand for a total purchase price of $25 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.
Frito-Lay Enhances Direct-to-Consumer Shopping Experience with the Launch of 'Make Your Own' Variety Pack
December 12, 2020

Frito-Lay Enhances Direct-to-Consumer Shopping Experience with the Launch of 'Make Your Own' Variety Pack

Snack fans have asked for more customization for years and Frito-Lay is responding in a big way. Frito-Lay today announced a new way for shoppers to customize their own Frito-Lay Variety Pack to fit the snacking needs of their household.
Utz Is in Merger Talks With Investment Company Collier Creek
May 12, 2020

Snack Manufacturer Utz Is in Merger Talks With Investment Company Collier Creek

Potato chip-maker Utz Quality Foods is in talks to be acquired by Collier Creek Holdings, a company started by former Blackstone Group Inc. executives, according to people familiar with the matter.
Cheetos Pops Into The New Year With Launch Of Cheetos Popcorn In Stores Nationwide
January 16, 2020

Cheetos Pops Into The New Year With Launch Of Cheetos Popcorn In United States

The Orange Cheetos Cheese Dust Everyone Loves – Combined with Popcorn Available in Both Cheddar and Flamin’ Hot® Flavors. Snackers everywhere love the delicious cheesy dust that lingers on their fingertips after enjoying a bag of Cheetos.
Frito-Lay Releases U.S. Snack Index and No Need to Check Twice: It's Family, Friends and Food that Make the Holidays Nice
November 25, 2019

Frito-Lay Releases U.S. Snack Index and No Need to Check Twice: It's Family, Friends and Food that Make the Holidays Nice

This holiday season, Frito-Lay is all about salty vs. sweet with the release of its latest U.S. Snack Index, revealing the taste preferences driving snack consumption among consumers.
Popchips acquired by Private Equity firm to start 'Velocity Snack Brands' platform
October 10, 2019

Popchips acquired by Private Equity firm as start of 'Velocity Snack Brands' platform

VMG Partners, a private equity, beginning with the acquisition of the popchips™ brand in North America and most international markets outside of the United Kingdom and Europe.
From Tahini to Turmeric: Americans' Global Flavor Preferences Drive Snack Business Innovation
September 30, 2019

From Tahini to Turmeric: Americans' Global Flavor Preferences Drive Snack Business Innovation

Latest Frito-Lay U.S. Snack Index Reveals Ongoing Evolution of Palates and Globalization of Flavor, Powering Demand for Greater Variety and More Adventurous Snacks.
MegaMex Foods and Herdez S.A. de C.V. announce new licensing agreement with UTZ Quality Foods
August 29, 2019

MegaMex Foods and Herdez S.A. de C.V. announce new licensing agreement with UTZ Quality Foods

MegaMex Foods (Orange, Calif.) and Herdez S.A. de C.V. (Mexico City, Mexico) announced a new licensing agreement with UTZ Quality Foods, LLC. (Hanover, PA) today.
Features Leading Food Brands in Appealing Spaces: Meat Snacks, Seeds, Popcorn, Sweet Treats, and Specialty
May 23, 2019

Conagra Brands Showcases its $2 Billion Snacking Portfolio at 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo

Conagra Brands, Inc., a top 10 snacking company, will highlight its $2 billion snacking portfolio at the 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo on May 21 – 23 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP Adds White Cheddar Puffs and Sea Salt Air-Popped Popcorn to its Growing Snack Portfolio
March 26, 2019

Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP Adds White Cheddar Puffs and Sea Salt Air-Popped Popcorn to its Growing Snack Portfolio

Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, a brand of Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), is introducing two new snacks in the United States: Sea Salt Air-Popped Popcorn and White Cheddar Puffs.
Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP Continues Growth and Innovation with Launch of Microwave Popcorn
November 27, 2018

Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP Continues Growth and Innovation with Launch of Microwave Popcorn

Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, of Conagra Brands, Inc Most Loved Flavors - Sea Salt, Real Butter and Lightly Sweet Kettle Corn - Can Now Be Enjoyed in a New Way

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