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Three Scottish companies have been shortlisted as the FDF's 2022 Award finalists. Pic: GettyImages/Andrew Brookes/Image Source

Nairn’s Oatcakes shortlisted for 2022 FDF Award

By Gill Hyslop

Nairn’s Oatcakes is one of three of Scotland’s leading producers to be nominated for the FDF Awards 2022 – to be announced in September – which celebrates exceptional talent, excellence and innovation in the industry.

KP Snacks' iconic Hula Hoops are now available in frozen form. Pic: KP Snacks

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KP Snacks freezes its most popular assets for Iceland

By Gill Hyslop

The German-owned British producer of branded and own-label maize-, potato-, and nut-based snacks has teamed up with The Food Warehouse by Iceland to debut its cult favourite Hula Hoop and Space Raiders snacks in the freezer aisle.

KP Snacks has launched Hula Hoop Flavarings to capitalize on demand for flavor and sharing. Pic: KP Snacks

KP Snacks launches new Hula Hoops line extension

By Gill Hyslop

As part of its £3m ($4m) investment in its Hula Hoops brand, KP Snacks has launched a new line extension in response to consumer preference for bolder flavored crisps (chips) that can be shared.

KP Snacks has 'recreated' a UK pub in Rio, not far from Copacabana beach, as part of its World Cup 2014 promotional efforts

KP Snacks bags on pub passion during World Cup

By Kacey Culliney

KP Snacks has gone pub-themed for the 2014 FIFA World Cup; recreating a local UK pub in Rio for the games and running a consumer competition fronted by celebrity pub landlord Al Murray.

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.

Intersnack snaps up KP Snacks for undisclosed sum

Intersnack snaps up KP Snacks for undisclosed sum

By Kacey Culliney

European Intersnack Group has snapped up United Biscuits’ KP Snacks for an undisclosed sum in a move that will enable the UK firm to 'dedicate focus' to its biscuits business, United Biscuits said.

United Biscuits sale will happen, but not just yet...

United Biscuits sale inevitable, but not yet…

By Kacey Culliney

United Biscuits has dismissed rumors that former Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy is heading a bid to buy its KP Snacks arm but confirmed to BakeryandSnacks.com that an eventual market sale is inevitable.

United Biscuits announces McVitie’s job losses

United Biscuits announces McVitie’s job losses

By Ben Bouckley

United Biscuits (UB) has announced plans to shed around 85 jobs at its McVitie's biscuit factory in Glasgow, and has begun a consultation with staff and unions in a bid to ensure voluntary rather than compulsory redundancies.