Ingredion announced its plans to exhibit at SNACKEX a variety of ingredients aimed at helping snack manufacturers develop and formulate nutritionally balanced products, and maintain indulgence and texture. They will include solutions for health and wellness, reduced sugar, reduced salt, and enhanced protein or fiber.
Utz Brands agreed to acquire Clem Snacks, Inc. and J&D Snacks, Inc., two existing third-party direct store delivery (“DSD”) distributors of Utz’s products. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2022. Financial terms were not disclosed.