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Laird Superfood has snapped up fellow athlete-focused snack producer Picky Bars. Pic: Laird Superfood

Laird Superfood picks up Picky Bars for $12m

By Gill Hyslop

Danone-backed Laird Superfood – which was founded in 2015 by the world’s most prolific big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton – has acquired fellow Oregon-based and athlete-founded Picky Bars, producer of nutritionally enhanced products that target sportspeople...

Jean Filion has been promoted to CEO of Nellson Neutraceuticals following a successful track record.

US energy bar producer appoints new CEO

By Gill Hyslop

Nellson Nutraceutical – a leading full-service nutritional energy bar provider in North America – has appointed Jean Filion as its chief executive officer.

Food manufacturers across categories launch hundreds of new products at the annual NACS show, this year in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center.

NACS 2019

Snacks skew functional and flavorful, from brands big and small at NACS

By Kristine Sherred

Established names look to all-in-one snack packs and new categories for c-store growth, while healthier choices make a push for their place in this grab-and-go channel. Sneak a peek at what we’ve seen this week at the National Association of Convenience...

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