Hostess Brands

Big deals – the stand-out food industry transactions of 2023

When assessing the best, or most significant, food-industry deals of the year there are a number of factors to bear…

Signal: With Hostess, Smucker gambles on continued growth of indulgent snacks

The deal On Monday (11 September), J.M. Smucker confirmed a deal to acquire Twinkies maker Hostess Brands for $5.6bn, including…

J.M. Smucker rebuffs concerns over indulgent snacks in wake of Hostess buy

J.M. Smucker’s chief has batted back concerns over the prospects for indulgent snacks after the US food manufacturer inked a…

J.M. Smucker confirms deal to buy Hostess Brands for $5.6bn

J.M. Smucker has struck a deal to acquire fellow US food manufacturer Hostess Brands for around $5.6bn. Reports in the…

J.M. Smucker ‘nears deal to buy Hostess Brands’

Editor’s note: Update: J.M. Smucker confirms deal to buy Hostess Brands for $5.6bn J.M. Smucker is approaching a deal to…

Hostess Brands shares soar on report of takeover interest

Hostess Brands has reportedly appointed advisers to mull takeover interest from a clutch of major packaged food companies. According to…

Hostess Brands signals end to price increases in resilient snacks market

Hostess Brands predicts last year’s high double-digit pricing will be enough to deliver on the US snack maker’s growth guidance…

Hostess Brands to set up new bakery amid share gains

Hostess Brands, the US bakery major, is to add a factory to its production network amid confidence the company’s recent…

Hostess Brands serves up improved forecasts

Hostess Brands, the US group behind brands including Twinkies cakes and Voortman cookies, has upped its sales forecast for 2021.…

The top 20 most-read just-food news stories in 2020

Dealing with the impact of Covid-19 on production, the growing corporate interest in direct-to-consumer and new stock-market listings of emerging…