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Hershey brand PR manager: Snacks growth will be through iconic brand leveraging but also M&A

Sweets & Snacks Expo 2015

Hershey to become ‘further engrained’ in snacks

By Kacey Culliney

The Hershey Company will not rule out additional M&A activity to strengthen traction in snacks and innovate beyond core confections, its brand head says.

India's snack market will hit $4bn by 2018

Dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Heat and Control awaits go-ahead for India mega plant

By Kacey Culliney

Heat and Control plans to open a large-scale manufacturing facility in India to serve a rapidly growing snacks market and bolster business in the country, its sales head says.

Frito-Lay's method relies on mixed fruit and cereal ingredients vacuum cooked

Patent Watch

Frito-Lay files fruit snack patent

By Kacey Culliney

Frito-Lay has filed a global patent to make snacks with high fruit content that combine crunch with a melt-in-the-mouth sensation.