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Popchips has been acquired by KP Snacks

KP acquires second snack business in three months

By James Ridler

Intersnack subsidiary KP Snacks has acquired UK-based Popchips Ltd for an undisclosed sum, less than three months after purchasing crisps and popcorn maker Tyrrells Potato Crisps from confectionery giant Hershey.

Premier Foods reported another quarter of growth ahead of a shareholder vote to decide Gavin Darby's future

Mr Kipling and Batchelors help boost Premier Foods

By Rod Addy

Premier Foods’ Mr Kipling cakes and Batchelors Super Noodles ranges helped fuel sales growth in the first financial quarter of 2018, although it reported the strongest percentage growth in own-label products.

South west food and drink exports reached £175m from January to March 2018, up £10m over the same period last year

South-west food exports boom

By Rod Addy

Cornwall’s food and agriculture exports grew in the first quarter of the year, the fourth year in a row that this had happened, according to the Treasury.

Food industry news roundup

Food industry news roundup – photo gallery

By James Ridler

A new supply deal for a Yorkshire poultry-processor and US growth for Young’s Seafood feature in our roundup of bulletins in the food and drink industry, in this photo gallery.

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