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Valeo plots production move for UK confectionery brands

6 Aug 2019

Ireland's Valeo Foods is moving the production of two brands produced by its UK subsidiary Big Bear Confectionery to another location, it has announced.

Valeo Foods plans to merge confectionery units Tangerine, Big Bear

1 Mar 2019

Ireland-based Valeo Foods plans to merge two of its UK confectionery businesses with plant closures and job losses a real possibility.

UK watchdog clears Valeo's purchase of Tangerine Confectionery

10 Dec 2018

UK competition officials have issued their ruling on Valeo Foods Group's move to buy local candy maker Tangerine Confectionery.

UK competition watchdog reviews Valeo Foods' acquisition of Tangerine Confectionery

22 Aug 2018

The UK's competition watchdog is reviewing the recent acquisition of Tangerine Confectionery by Ireland's Valeo Foods Group.

Valeo Foods Group buys Tangerine Confectionery from PE firm Blackstone

10 Aug 2018

Ireland's Valeo Foods Group has added to its candy business with the acquisition of UK supplier Tangerine Confectionery from private-equity house Blackstone.

Intersnack confirms purchase of Butterkist popcorn from Tangerine Confectionery

17 Jul 2017

Germany's Intersnack has reached an agreement to acquire UK popcorn brand Butterkist from local group Tangerine Confectionery, it was confirmed today (17 July).

Intersnack 'to buy Butterkist from Tangerine Confectionery'

17 Jul 2017

Germany-based Intersnack, the company behind savoury snacks brands KP and Pom-Bear, is reportedly set to acquire Butterkist popcorn from UK firm Tangerine Confectionery.

Fresh strike action set for Tangerine Confectionery site

7 Dec 2016

Union officials are planning more industrial action at a plant owned by UK candy maker Tangerine Confectionery.

Tangerine Confectionery hit by fresh strike action

14 Nov 2016

Tangerine Confectionery, the UK candy maker, has been hit by a second, 24-hour strike at its plant in York after talks over pay broke down.

Tangerine Confectionery workers strike over pay

8 Nov 2016

Workers at the York factory of UK-based candy and popcorn maker Tangerine Confectionery started an "initial" 24 hours strike today (8 November) in a row over pay.

Tangerine Confectionery names Anthony Francheterre CEO 

13 Jun 2016

UK-based candy and popcorn maker Tangerine Confectionery has appointed Anthony Francheterre CEO following the death of its prior chief executive, Benoit Testard, earlier this year. 

Tangerine Confectionery chief executive Benoit Testard dies

18 Mar 2016

Benoit Testard, the chief executive of UK-based Tangerine Confectionery, has died, aged 60.

Tangerine Confectionery launches Butterkist Discoveries

30 Jun 2015

UK snack maker Tangerine Confectionery has added a range under its Butterkist brand to meet demand for "more adventurous flavour fusions".

UK: Tangerine Confectionery launches Butterkist Pop 'n' Pour

9 May 2014

UK confectioner Tangerine Confectionery has launched a new Pop 'n' Pour product under its Butterkist brand.

UK: Tangerine Confectionery proposes Blackpool plant closure

7 Mar 2014

UK confectioner Tangerine Confectionery has announced plans to shut down a plant in Blackpool. which sees 166 jobs put at risk.

UK: Tangerine names former UB chief Testard as CEO

16 Jan 2014

UK-based confectionery company Tangerine has appointed former United Biscuits CEO Benoit Testard as its new chief executive.

UK: Job cuts "likely" amid Tangerine Confectionery revamp

16 Dec 2013

UK firm Tangerine Confectionery, the UK firm behind brands including Butterkist popcorn, has admitted job losses are "likely" as it searches for a "leaner" manufacturing network.

UK: Tangerine creates Candyland "masterbrand"

11 Jul 2013

UK firm Tangerine Confectionery has created a new "masterbrand" consolidating its portfolio.

UK: Premier Foods' Hovis MD Williams to step down

29 Nov 2012

Premier Foods plc has confirmed the MD of its Hovis division, Iwan Williams, is to step down amid plans by the group to reshape its bread business.

UK: Tangerine shutters Dorset production site

15 Nov 2012

Tangerine Confectionery has said that it will close its manufacturing facility in Poole, Dorset, with the expected loss of around 75 jobs.

UK: Tangerine NPD adds sour line to Wham range

8 Oct 2012

UK firm Tangerine Confectionery has added a product to its Wham line with the launch of Wham Rocket.

UK: Tangerine rebrands Butterkist popcorn

22 Aug 2012

UK firm Tangerine Confectionery has revamped popcorn brand Butterkist.

UK: Tangerine secures Frederick's licencing deal for Dib Dab lollies

22 Jun 2012

Tangerine Confectionery, the UK firm behind Butterkist popcorn, is to launch ice lollies sold under its Sherbet Dib Dab brand.

UK: Tangerine Confectionery to relaunch Wham bar

30 Apr 2012

Independent confectioner Tangerine Confectionery is to relaunch the Wham bar in the UK after acquiring the brand late last year from administrators Millar McCowan.

UK: Tangerine launches Vimto Bon Bons through licencing deal

13 Apr 2012

Tangerine Confectionery, the UK firm behind Butterkist popcorn, has launched a range of sweets under soft drink brand Vimto.

2012 - Supermarket battles to drive supplier M&A

6 Feb 2012

Some of the world's largest retailers struggled in 2011, which promises to mean even more intense competition in 2012. What could this mean for suppliers? Ultimately, it could mean the industry witnesses more consolidation this year.

UK: Revamp leads Premier marketing chief Goldstone to quit

3 Feb 2012

Premier Foods plc marketing director Jon Goldstone will leave the UK food company after it decided to absorb the department into its commercial structure.

UK: Premier bakery boss Williams to lead grocery after Hunter U-turn

17 Jan 2012

Iwan Williams, MD of Premier Foods plc's bakery operations, is to also lead the UK manufacturer's grocery business - at least on an interim basis - after Graham Hunter, the executive lined up for the role, decided to join Tangerine Confectionery.

UK: Hunter turns down Premier to take Tangerine CEO role

16 Jan 2012

2 Sisters Food Group executive Graham Hunter, who was set to join Premier Foods plc as MD of its grocery operations, is to become CEO of UK sweets maker Tangerine Confectionery.

UK: Tangerine Confectionery buys Smith Kendon, York Fruits brands

9 Jan 2012

Tangerine Confectionery, the UK firm behind brands including Butterkist popcorn and Wham bars, has acquired local rival Smith Kendon.

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