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Utz Brands targets growth in Florida after buying DSD network

30 Mar 2021

Utz Brands, the US snacks business, is hoping to accelerate its market share in a key US state through direct-store delivery (DSD).

Utz Brands to discontinue Husman's crisp brand

27 Jan 2021

US snacks business Utz Brands is to discontinue a crisp brand which dates back to 1919, it has confirmed.

Utz swoops again to buy Vitner's snack brand from US peer Snak King

11 Jan 2021

Acquisitive US snacks business Utz Brands has bought a brand from a local peer for US$25m, it has announced.

Utz extends M&A spree with deal for On the Border snacks owner Truco Enterprises

12 Nov 2020

US-based snack maker Utz Quality Foods has extended its acquisition spree with a deal for a domestic peer.

Utz Brands raises FY forecasts on back of strong Q3

5 Nov 2020

US snacks business Utz Brands has adjusted its forecasts for annual net sales and adjusted earnings after releasing its third-quarter results.

Utz buys H.K. Anderson pretzel assets from Conagra Brands

29 Sep 2020

Recently-listed US snacks maker Utz Brands has acquired assets of a filled-pretzel brand from Conagra Brands.

New products – Meal-kit firm Purple Carrot links up with Conagra on retail launch; Mondelez debuts Cadbury cakes in India; Mullerlight Crunch low-fat yogurts

3 Jul 2020

This week's new product offerings include a global take on Old El Paso kits from US food group General Mills and a new 'superfood' cereal for kids from Kellogg-owned Kashi.

Soon-to-go-public Utz to hunt down acquisition targets

8 Jun 2020

Collier Creek Holdings has outlined the future acquisition strategy of Utz Quality Foods after it merged with the US snacks company.

US snacks maker Utz to go public after deal with former Kraft exec

8 Jun 2020

Utz Quality Foods, one of the largest producers of savoury snacks in the US, is to go public after a merger with a vehicle set up by a former Kraft Foods executive.

Utz Quality Foods on 'acquisition radar of Collier Creek Holdings'

12 May 2020

Utz Quality Foods, which claims to be the largest privately-led snack brand in the US, is reportedly about to be acquired by a New York-based investment firm.

Utz Quality Foods strikes deal with US peer Kitchen Cooked

2 Jan 2020

Utz Quality Foods has added another US snacks peer to its portfolio, including direct-store-delivery assets, through a deal finalised on New Year's Eve.

Conagra sells snacks assets to Utz Quality Foods

12 Sep 2019

Conagra Brands has offloaded snacks assets the US manufacturer took on through its acquisition of local peer Pinnacle Foods last year.

MegaMex Foods, Utz Quality Foods to team up again

12 Aug 2019

US snack maker Utz Quality Foods and MegaMex Foods, a local venture between food major Hormel Foods and Mexico's Herdez del Fuerte, have announced another business partnership.

MegaMex Foods, Utz Quality Foods sign distribution deal

28 Sep 2018

US snack maker Utz Quality Foods is to distribute a range of products for MegaMex Foods, a venture between local food major Hormel Foods and Mexico's Herdez del Fuerte.

US snacks firm Utz Quality Foods snaps up rival Inventure Foods 

26 Oct 2017

US snacks specialist Utz Quality Foods has acquired rival snacks maker Inventure Foods in a US$165m deal.

Metropoulos invests in US snack maker Utz Quality Foods 

20 Oct 2016

Investment firm Metropoulos & Co. has formed a "strategic partnership" with family-owned US snack maker Utz Quality Foods. 

Utz Quality Foods acquires Golden Enterprises 

20 Jul 2016

Utz Quality Foods has agreed a deal to acquire US snack food competitor, Golden Enterprises, owners of the Golden Flake brand.

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