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Hershey to acquire Skinny Pop maker for $920M

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Hershey plans to buy the maker of Skinny Pop popcorn, Tyrrells chips and other snack brands.

For Amplify Snack Brands, Hershey will spend more than $920 million.

“The acquisition of Amplify and its product portfolio is an important step in our journey to becoming an innovative snacking powerhouse as together it will enable us to bring scale and category management capabilities to a key sub-segment of the warehouse snack aisle,” Hershey CEO Michele Buck said in a statement.

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