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On the money: Snyder's-Lance drives core brands

US snack group Snyder's-Lance intends to drive continued top line growth in its key brands and will ramp up investments in marketing and pro...

Arca takes a larger bite out of the snacks market

Arca Continental's decision to acquire US-based Wise Foods and Ecuadorian snacks firm Inalecsa could come as a surprise, given that the Coca...

Snyder's-Lance faces private label "hill to climb"

US snacks firm Snyder's-Lance has said there is "a hill to climb" in its private-label business as it faces "ongoing pressures" in the secto...

Comment: Pringles buy is bold move from Kellogg

The acquisition of Pringles is a step-change for Kellogg. However, the US cereals giant faces a formidable competitor in savoury snacks in P...

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Interview: Miguel Bostock, CEO, US snack firm Wise 15 Sep 2014

Dean Best

US salty snacks group Wise Foods faces some stiff competition but under the ownership of Mexican Coke bottler Arca Continental it believes it can grow. With Arca eyeing rapid growth from its snacks businesses in the US and in South America, Wise Foods is looking to NPD - notably with Hispanic-inspired flavours - to drive sales. Dean Best discussed Wise Foods' strategy with CEO Miguel Bostock.

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Sales, underlying earnings up at Snyder's-Lance 7 Aug 2014

Dean Best

US snack maker Snyder's-Lance has booked higher sales and underlying earnings for the first half of 2014.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 7 Jul 2014

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Treehouse Foods announced a deal to buy US private-label peer Flagstone Foods. In other M&A news in the US, Tyson Foods and Hillshire Brands finalised an agreement over a takeover of the Jimmy Dean meats manufacturer. Chinese firm Huaxia Dairy and ethnic foods supplier Shazans both announced expansion following investments in the companies. Elsewhere, Burton's Biscuit Co. was in hot water with union officials after announcing 64 jobs were to go at its Edinburgh site.

Jobs to go as Snyder's-Lance adjusts after PL sale 1 Jul 2014

Dean Best

US snack group Snyder's-Lance has warned of "headcount reductions" as it adapts its operations after the disposal of its private-label business.

Snyder's-Lance completes bakery acquisition 18 Jun 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Snyder's-Lance has completed the acquisition of baked snacks firm Baptista's Bakery.

Snyder's-Lance earnings slide on investment 9 May 2014

Katy Askew

Snyder's-Lance saw first-quarter earnings come under pressure as the group stepped up its brand investment.

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