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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: 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 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: 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.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

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.

UK: Blackstone buys stake in Tangerine Confectionery

4 Jul 2011

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

UK: Tangerine silent on sale talk

10 May 2011

UK confectioner Tangerine Confectionery has remained silent on reports that private-equity firm Blackstone Group is in talks to buy a stake in the company.

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