All news articles for December 2019

Nestlé's Product Technology Centre in York. Pic: Nestlé

In brief

Nestlé announces job losses at its York site

By Anthony Myers

Swiss-owned brand has confirmed reports of expected redundancies at its York factory, which is now a major R&D centre and UK headquarters, where famous brands including KitKats are still produced.

Hostess Brands to expand its portfolio. Photo: Hostess Brands

Hostess Brands to acquire Voortman for $320m

By Jenny Eagle

Hostess Brands, which owns Twinkies, has entered into an agreement to acquire Voortman from private-equity firm Swander Pace Capital, expected to be completed in January 2020.