US pork rind snack producer Evans Food Group has been acquired by Highlander Partners through its newly-formed food platform Benestar Brands, which is to be headed by Carl E. Lee, former CEO of Snyder’s-Lance.
Italian news daily Il Sole 24 Ore broke the news that the Nutella maker is in talks with Campbell Soup Company to buy Campbell’s international business, which includes Arnott’s biscuits and Danish butter cookie maker Kelsen.
Only a handful of women lead with world’s largest companies. Fortune 500 lists 20 in the position of CEO – actually, now 18 following the departure of PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi and Campbell Soup’s Denise Morrison – down from 32 in 2017.
Kraft Heinz has allegedly expressed an interest in acquiring Campbell Soup, but analysts believe the Goldfish crackers maker will retain some of its fast-growing businesses, including its recently acquired Snyder’s-Lance.