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Tangerine Confectionery is a UK-based confectioner. Founded when Tom’s Confectionery changed its name to Tangerine Confectionery in 2006, Tangerine Confectionery is a private company. The head office for Tangerine Confectionery is located in Blackpool , England.

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Dean Best | 10 Dec 2018

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

Simon Harvey | 22 Aug 2018

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

Dean Best | 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.

Katy Askew | 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).

Dean Best | 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.

Dean Best | 7 Dec 2016

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

Dean Best | 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.

John Shepherd | 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.

Katy Askew | 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. 

Dean Best | 18 Mar 2016

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

Hannah Abdulla | 30 Jun 2015

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

Hannah Abdulla | 9 May 2014

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

Hannah Abdulla | 7 Mar 2014

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

Hannah Abdulla | 16 Jan 2014

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

Dean Best | 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.

Michelle Russell | 11 Jul 2013

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

Michelle Russell | 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.

Katy Askew | 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.

Michelle Russell | 8 Oct 2012

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

Michelle Russell | 22 Aug 2012

UK firm Tangerine Confectionery has revamped popcorn brand Butterkist.

Michelle Russell | 22 Jun 2012

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

Michelle Russell | 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.

Michelle Russell | 13 Apr 2012

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

Michelle Russell | 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.

Michelle Russell | 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.

Sam Webb | 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.

Sam Webb | 9 Jan 2012

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

Katie Smith | 14 Oct 2011

UK firm Tangerine Confectionery has acquired the Highland Toffee and Wham brands from New McCowans following the Scottish company's collapse into administration.

Dean Best | 8 Jul 2011

The tussle over Brazil's largest retailer rumbled on this week, while Nestle's interest in Chinese confectioner Hsu Fu Chi gave industry watchers something to chew over. Meanwhile, away from the emerging markets, a key EU vote brought new food labelling laws a step closer.

Dean Best | 4 Jul 2011

Private-equity firm Blackstone has acquired a stake in Tangerine Confectionery, the UK business behind brands like Butterkist popcorn.

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