Butterkist

KP Snacks has bought popcorn brand Butterkist from Tangerine Confectionery. Butterkist’s manufacturing site in Pontefract, West Yorkshire and its 140 employees will become part of the KP Snacks business.

Mark Thorpe, CEO of KP Snacks, said: “Butterkist is an iconic brand with a 100 year heritage and the number one branded popcorn in the UK. I am delighted that we have this opportunity to add Butterkist to our existing portfolio, which includes McCoy’s, Hula Hoops, POM-BEAR and KP Nuts, as…