Both ready-to-eat brand Oogie’s Gourmet Popcorn and kernel and seasoning brand Urban Accents debuted new packages and identities at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco last week in an attempt to attract specialty retailer interest.
Chicago Custom Foods LLC, the maker of popcorn seasoning Kernel Season’s, was sold on Tuesday by VMG Partners and the brand’s founder, Brian Taylor, to middle-market private investment firm Highlander Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The global confectionery leader announced today that it has agreed to acquire Skinny Pop maker Amplify Snack Brands for more than $920 million. The deal, which is expected to close in Q1, will be Hershey’s largest acquisition to date.
Amplify Snack Brands, the company behind SkinnyPop Popcorn, and snack giant Snyder’s-Lance began a legal battle over the word “skinny” last week. Amplify filed a federal trademark infringement and unfair competition lawsuit against Snyder’s over the company’s plans to start selling its newly acquired popcorn brand, Metcalfe’s Skinny, in the U.S.
More Americans are prioritizing both health and taste when reaching for snacks, according to research by Mintel, and G.H. Cretors Popped Corn has a delicious answer in three new organic varieties of its handcrafted popcorn: Organic White Cheddar, Organic Honey Butter Kettlecorn and Organic Salted Butter.
Yes, three specialty coffee flavors all Funky Chunky’ed up.
Artisanal gourmet ghee brand Fourth & Heart, has partnered with innovative snack company LesserEvil to craft the first to market ghee popcorn snack. The new product Oh My Ghee, is a delicious organic, butter flavored popcorn that will showcase Fourth & Heart’s premium grass fed ghee for sensational flavor.
The five new flavors include: Real Butter, Cheddar Cheese, Caramel, Dark Chocolaty Drizzled Sea Salt Kettle Corn and Milk Chocolaty Peanut Butter Flavored Kettle Corn.
Innovative snack company, LesserEvil Healthy Brands has announced the launch of Himalayan Gold as its newest member of the Buddha Bowl family of organic popcorns. By using a unique and proprietary combination of plant extracts the popcorn delivers a delicious buttery flavor without the use of any dairy.
Popcorn, Indiana, maker of America’s #1 Kettlecorn, is excited to introduce its Himalayan Pink Salt flavor to the marketplace. Inspired by the small town that bears its name, these delicious little bursts of joy that come out of the big red bags are enhanced with Himalayan Pink Salt, offering rich popcorn flavor with a subtle, pleasing salt taste.