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Why latest Tyrrells takeover is no major surprise

18 May 2018

UK-based savoury snacks business Tyrrells is getting its third owner in two years - but the latest deal is no surprise, writes Dean Best.

Intersnack snaps up Tyrrells crisp brand from Hershey

17 May 2018

Germany's Intersnack is acquiring Hershey's UK-based crisps business Tyrrells for an undisclosed sum, with ambitions to grow sales across international markets.

Hershey may sell Amplify Snack Brands' non-US assets

27 Apr 2018

Hershey is weighing up the future of the non-US operations of its recently-acquired US snacks business Amplify Snack Brands.

Hershey 'exploring a sale of Tyrrells'

20 Mar 2018

Hershey has been linked with selling off Tyrrells, the UK crisps business it inherited when it acquired US group Amplify Snack Brands in December.

Hershey standing by long-term underlying sales growth target

2 Feb 2018

Hershey is standing by its long-term target for underlying sales to grow by 2-4% each year after the largest confectionery producer in the US reported pressure on its top line in 2017 and forecast muted growth in 2018.

Earnings summary - Post Holdings revises EBITDA guidance; Hershey estimates Amplify boost - but Q4 profits miss; Unilever's foods, refreshments beat total sales growth; Saputo pressure on Q3 underlying profits

2 Feb 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Why - and how - 2018 promises to be buoyant year for M&A in food

10 Jan 2018

The final days of 2017 saw a flurry of transactions in the international food sector, bringing to an end an active year of deal-making. This year looks set to be another busy one for food-company strategists. Dean Best looks at what could lie ahead.

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees income rise; General Mills revises full-year guidance

21 Dec 2017

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Does Hershey's acquisition of Amplify Snack Brands make sense?

19 Dec 2017

Andy Coyne looks at the US confectionery giant's latest move to broaden its portfolio and weighs up reaction to the deal.

Hershey confirms deal for Amplify Snack Brands

18 Dec 2017

Hershey has confirmed it has struck a deal to buy fellow US business Amplify Snack Brands for US$1.6bn.

Hershey 'nearing a deal' to acquire Amplify Snack Brands

18 Dec 2017

A report this morning (18 December) is linking US confectionery giant Hershey with a US$1.6bn deal to buy Amplify Snack Brands.

Amplify Snack Brands hires ex-WhiteWave execs Greg Christenson and Craig Shiesley

13 Sep 2017

US group Amplify Snack Brands has hired two WhiteWave Foods executives to become its new chief financial officer and chief operating officer.

Tyrrells readied for US launch amid UK pressure

11 Aug 2017

US group Amplify Snack Brands is to launch Tyrrells Stateside later this year amid problems for the UK crisp brand in its domestic market.

Amplify Snack Brands lowers forecasts on UK, US challenges

8 Aug 2017

Amplify Snack Brands president and CEO Tom Ennis today (8 August) asserted the US owner of brands including SkinnyPop and Tyrrells is "in the right space" after the popcorn and crisps maker lowered its forecasts for annual sales and underlying EBITDA.

Amplify Snack Brands launches protein-filled Oatmega biscuits

27 Jun 2017

US group Amplify Snack Brands has added a grass-fed whey protein biscuits to its line of Oatmega products.

Amplify Snack Brands to follow UK Skinnypop push with Germany

8 May 2017

US group Amplify Snack Brands is lining up Skinnypop for a summer launch in Germany as part of a push behind its popcorn brand in Europe.

Amplify accuses Snyder's-Lance of SkinnyPop TM infringement 

17 Apr 2017

Amplify Snack Brands, the US snack maker, has filed a federal trademark infringement and unfair competition lawsuit against Snyder's-Lance over what it described as the "deceptive use and importation" of the SkinnyPop trademark. 

Amplify Snack Brands takes Lisa's organic crisps into UK

3 Apr 2017

Amplify Snack Brands is launching the Lisa's organic crisps brand in the UK, a mark the US group attained when it bought Tyrrells last year.

Amplify Snack Brands cites "strong momentum" of underlying business

9 Mar 2017

Amplify Snack Brands saw the acquisition of UK crisp maker Tyrrells boost its sales in 2016 but the US snacks group sought to underline the "strong momentum" it had been seeing from its existing range.

Amplify Snack Brands extends SkinnyPop range

16 Feb 2017

US business Amplify Snack Brands has broadened the range of products sold under flagship brand SkinnyPop in its domestic market.

Amplify Snack Brands CFO Brian Goldberg named chief strategy officer

4 Jan 2017

US snack maker Amplify Snack Brands has created a new position of chief strategy officer as part of a "strengthened leadership team" aimed at boosting the growth of the business.

Amplify Snack Brands gets Tyrrells boost but cuts EBITDA forecast

15 Nov 2016

US snack maker Amplify Snack Brands has booked a 32% jump in net sales for the first nine months of the year, helped in part by its Tyrrells acquisition, but the US group has cut its forecast for annual underlying EBITDA.

What could Tyrrells' sale to Amplify Snack Brands mean for both businesses? - analysis

12 Aug 2016

Amplify Snack Brands, the US snack maker, this week announced its latest acquisition, striking a deal to buy private-equity-owned UK crisp firm Tyrrells, itself a business growing in part due to M&A. John Shepherd weighs up what could lay ahead for both companies.

Amplify Snack Brands buys UK crisp maker Tyrrells

8 Aug 2016

US-based Amplify Snack Brands has struck a deal to buy UK crisp maker Tyrrells from Bahrain-based private-equity firm Investcorp in a cash-and-shares deal worth GBP300m (US$392m).

Amplify Snack Brands touts brand "momentum" as H1 sales, profits rise

8 Aug 2016

Amplify Snack Brands, the US company behind SkinnyPop popcorn and Paqui tortilla chips, today (8 August) booked an increase in first-half sales and profits alongside news of its move to buy UK crisp maker Tyrrells.

Amplify Snack Brands acquires Boundless Nutrition 

3 May 2016

Amplify Snack Brands, the US maker of SkinnyPop popcorn, has closed a deal to acquire better-for-you snack food company Boundless Nutrition. 

SkinnyPop lifts Amplify Snack sales

3 May 2016

Amplify Snack Brands booked a 22.7% increase in first quarter net sales, which were supported by growth of the SkinnyPop and Paqui brands. 

Amplify launches chocolate, chilly SkinnyPop popcorn 

15 Apr 2016

Amplify Snack Brands is extending its SkinnyPop popcorn line with the addition of two new flavours: dusted dark chocolate and jalapeño. 

Amplify Snack Brands FY profits fall on higher costs

9 Mar 2016

US snack firm Amplify Snack Brands has reported lower annual profits as a result of increased costs but sales were higher.

Paqui tortilla chips set for nationwide US launch next month

15 Jan 2016

Amplify Snack Brands, the recently-formed US snack business, is to launch its Paqui "better-for-you" tortilla chips across the US next month.

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