Campbell Completes Acquisition of Snyder’s-Lance

Campbell is integrating the Pepperidge Farm and Snyder’s-Lance portfolios to create a unified snacking organization in the U.S. called Campbell Snacks. Campbell Soup Co. has completed the acquisition of Snyder’s-Lance Inc. for $50 per share in an all-cash transaction, which represents an enterprise value of approximately $6.1 billion. “Snyder’s-Lance represents a strategic and transformative acquisition

Snack Bars Create Opportunity

With an increasing awareness among consumers on healthy eating, snack bars have become immensely popular, replacing chocolates, cakes and biscuits as the go-to snacks. Snack bar manufacturers are introducing the health aspect into their products via protein and fiber content. The category fared well despite the economic recession as they are considered an affordable comfort

Mightier Meat Snacks Market

Meat snacks continue to take a healthy slice of snack sales at convenience stores, reported Mintel. That outperformance vis-a-vis other snacks has much to do with category innovation and meat snacks’ functional benefits, Mintel reported. Mintel also forecasts a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2% for meat snacks from 2016-2021. As of July 1,

Salty Snacks Hold Strong

When it comes to chips and salty snacks at the nation’s convenience stores, any time is crunch time. That’s because America’s c-store customers enjoy few things more than crunching into yet another package of sodium-laced chips, pretzels, nuts and/or similar items. Category sales bear this out. According to scan data from the IRI for the

On-the-Go Sweet Treat

Prairie City Bakery introduces Walkin’ Wafels, individually-wrapped sweet waffles made the traditional Liège way, with caramelized pearl sugar and rich, whole wheat brioche dough. Better yet, these Walkin’ Wafels have 16 grams of whole grains per serving and are made with NO artificial ingredients. This is the perfect on-the-go sweet treat for any time of […]