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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.

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 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.

KP Snacks take a trip down memory lane with re-launch of old favorite Discos

Discos comeback: KP Snacks revamps old favorite

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

KP Snacks has announced its plans to revamp old favorite Discos, but in an increasingly saturated snack market can brands rely solely on the nostalgia factor?