Snack giant set to gobble up popcorn business
Butterkist, the popcorn brand which employs 150 at its West Yorkshire base, is set to be acquired by snack giant KP Brands.
KP, which owns crisp brands Hula Hoops and McCoy’s, is acquiring the popcorn business from Blackpool-based Tangerine Confectionery.
Sky News has reported that the transaction deal will likely be undisclosed, with an official announcement expected today (Monday 17 July).
The West Yorkshire factory will revert to KP ownership, along with all 150 employees.
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