Kp Snacks

Popchips has been acquired by KP Snacks

KP acquires second snack business in three months

By Gwen 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.

Popcorn manufacturer Butterkist has been purchased by KP Snacks

Butterkist purchased by KP Snacks

By Gwen Ridler

Hula Hoops manufacturer KP Snacks has acquired popcorn brand Butterkist from Tangerine Confectionery for an undisclosed sum.

Many of the staff at the KP factory have worked there for at least 20 years

KP Snacks axes 70 roles at Phileas Fogg Consett site

By Rod Addy

The loss of 70 jobs at KP Snacks’s Consett factory, one-time home to Phileas Fogg crisps, was “an incredibly sad time” for its members and the local area, according to trades union GMB.

KP Snacks was bought by Intersnack in 2012

KP Snacks confirms plant closure

By Rod Addy

KP Snacks’s Consett factory will close in the first quarter of next year, threatening more than 100 jobs, the company has confirmed, with the closure of its Corby plant also likely.

KP makes a range of salty snacks

Workers ‘devastated’ as 186 KP Snacks jobs face axe

By Rod Addy

KP Snacks’s plans to close factories at Consett in County Durham and Corby in Northamptonshire, threatening up to 186 jobs, have ‘devastated’ longstanding workers there, according to trades union GMB.

KP Snacks makes a range of snack products for on-trade and off-trade markets

KP Snacks and Intersnack in £16M nut consolidation

By Rod Addy

KP Snacks and parent company Intersnack UK aim to invest £16M in closing their Haverhill factory in Suffolk and consolidating nut processing and packing operations in Rotherham, Yorkshire.

Certain KP Snacks brands are seen as ripe for development, such as Phileas Fogg, Nik Naks and Wheat Crunchies

For sale soon: United Biscuits snacks

By Rick Pendrous

United Biscuits' (UB's) snacks business KP Snacks will be sold off as soon as a suitable private equity buyer can be found, according to a prediction from a leading corporate finance expert.

Nick Bunker: new ceo of KP Snacks

Kraft’s Nick Bunker to lead new KP Snacks division

By Rick Pendrous

Nick Bunker, president of Kraft Foods UK and Ireland, is to become chief executive of United Biscuits’ (UB’s) recently separated snacks business, which is to be re-named KP Snacks.


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