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UK: Glisten Confectionery to acquire Halo Foods

29 Nov 2004

UK confectionery maker Glisten has announced that it has formed a conditional agreement to acquire Halo Foods, which designs and makes specialist snack bars, for an initial consideration of £5.9m (US$11.1m), plus up to £8.0m in a deferred consideration dependent on performance.

UK: Glisten says early Christmas demand 'very encouraging'

4 Nov 2004

UK confectionery firm Glisten has said turnover for the first four months of its financial year was 45% ahead of last year, an increase of 8% on a like-for-like basis.

UK: Glisten buys House of York toffee brand

27 Jul 2004

UK confectioner Glisten has acquired the House of York toffee brand for £120,000 (US$221,000).

UK: Glisten Confectionery buys Fravigar

16 Jan 2004

UK confectionery firm Glisten has announced that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of jelly-bean maker F. Fravigar Ltd, from the Fravigar family, for a total of £6.5m (US$11.8m).

UK: Glisten Confectionery acquires Sunya

6 Oct 2003

UK confectionery firm Glisten has said that it has completed the acquisition of the trading operations and assets of Sunya, a division of Renshaw Scott. Glisten said the acquisition of Sunya, which makes chocolate confectionery, is in accordance with the company’s strategy to build a food group focused on niche sectors.

UK: Glisten hopes for expansion after launch on AIM

20 May 2002

Lancashire-based confectioner Glisten is set to float on the Alternative Investment Market for smaller companies on 10 June. The company, which was founded in 1932, explained that it hopes to raise £5.5m (US$8m) from the float, which it will use to fund expansion into niche markets and further acquisitions.



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